Master NetScaler Monitoring with ControlUp

Master NetScaler Monitoring with ControlUp

Posted By Niron Koren
At ControlUp we aim to provide you with the best infrastructure management capabilities for virtual environments, and NetScaler is a critical component for many organizations. ControlUp provides a free NetScaler monitoring tool. Starting with ControlUp 7.1 fully integrated NetScaler monitoring and remediation capabilities were introduced to the ControlUp real-time platform. Let’s take a deeper look at […]
ControlUp Insights – Historical Reporting & Analytics for End-user Computing

ControlUp Insights – Historical Reporting & Analytics for End-user Computing

It’s a big day here at ControlUp! Today we released our new analytics and historical reporting platform, ControlUp Insights, together with a new version of our Real-time console – ControlUp 5.0. Last year, we spent a lot of time speaking with our customers, EUC community leaders and industry experts in order to understand the requirements and expectations […]
VDI Monitoring: What You Don’t Know You’re Missing

VDI Monitoring: What You Don’t Know You’re Missing

How do you know that what you understand to be all-encompassing isn’t actually quite as extensive as you might have thought? Surely when you buy an all-inclusive package, you can feel safe in the knowledge that the words all-inclusive are a dead giveaway. Apparently this is not necessarily true, as while nothing is completely perfect, so this […]
Troubleshooting Citrix PVS Issues with ControlUp

Troubleshooting Citrix PVS Issues with ControlUp

Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) is a popular technology to manage XenApp and XenDesktop images in Citrix environments. PVS enables multiple desktops or servers to boot from a single VHD based image thus simplifying image management and eliminating the need to update and patch individual systems. In this blog post we will cover some common PVS issues and […]
Monitor Citrix PVS Retries with ControlUp

Monitor Citrix PVS Retries with ControlUp

If your environment contains a Provisioning Services Server, then you won’t want to miss this Script Based Action (SBA). With ControlUp and this SBA you will know if there is a high amount of Target Device retries. Get PVS Target Device Retries When working with PVS, I/O transactions happen between the local driver on a target device […]
Did You Know that You Have an IT Superpower?

Did You Know that You Have an IT Superpower?

What? You didn’t know that you have an IT Superpower? Well, of course you do! Just take the quick and fun quiz below and find out which one you have! Maybe you have the power to fly and didn’t even know it!

ControlUp 1.3.0 and Citrix Provisioning Services 6

Hello All, Just wanted to publish an update about a recent issue with Citrix PVS 6 and ControlUp version 1.3.0. The issue was uncovered with the help of two members of the ControlUp user community, Simon Teale of Sportingbet and Daniel Negru of SCH Group, whom we’d like to thank on this opportunity. It turns […]

How to compare Microsoft / Citrix hotfixes via ControlUp

During the last couple of months, we have received many requests to add a hotfix management tool to ControlUp that will enable viewing, comparing and ultimately installing hotfixes on multiple target computers. I wanted to use this blog post for 2 purposes, first, update you guys that we ARE working on a new ControlUp feature […]
Finally – use ControlUp on any PC !

Finally – use ControlUp on any PC !

Hi Everyone, One of the major features requested by our users is the ability to run ControlUp from a PC (typically a laptop) that is not a member of the corporate domain. Until now, domain membership was a mandatory prerequisite for the machine running ControlUp. Mainly road-warrior IT consultants, cloud admins and freelance experts were […]

ControlUp is going commercial

Today ControlUp is entering its commercial phase. With thousands of systems administrators and IT specialists around the world using ControlUp to make their day-to-day monitoring and management more efficient and responsive, we feel like this is the time to start offering licensing packages for sale to larger organizations. With the new pricing we have announced today, […]

ControlUp use case – performing bulk server maintenance

As ControlUp worldwide user community grows, we keep receiving more and more excited e-mails from systems administrators that find ControlUp useful for their day-to-day management and maintenance tasks. I thought I would share a typical use case reported by one of our US-based enterprise customers. In an environment that includes hundreds of Citrix XenApp RDS hosting […]

Controlling user sessions remotely using ControlUp and Remote Assistance

Many administrators overlooking RDS farms are reporting various issues while attempting to assist end users remotely using the ICA Shadowing feature. Citrix recommends resorting to Microsoft Remote Assistance in some cases, such as when multiple monitor or Aero issues are preventing shadowing from working correctly. I thought I should highlight a neat capability with ControlUp […]