ControlUp Automation – Session Timeout Per Application

ControlUp Automation – Session Timeout Per Application

Posted By Trentent
Server Silos  When I was a Citrix administrator, I hated having server silos.   I worked extremely hard to minimize the number of silos in our environment.  This made management of virtual machines easier, reduced configuration sprawl and made the environment more consistent.  This is a very big challenge, though. When you are able to […]
ControlUp Automation – Administrators Dreams come true

ControlUp Automation – Administrators Dreams come true

Posted By Trentent
Wow.  An amazing powerful new feature from ControlUp was released with ControlUp Real-Time Console 7.4.  Automated Actions. This article is going to dive into this exciting new feature and what it is capable of and what value it can offer. ControlUp Automated Actions has several different categories where it can improve the ability of an […]
One Giant Leap For ControlUp – V7.4

One Giant Leap For ControlUp – V7.4

Posted By Dan Levtov
ControlUp keeps the new and innovative features coming at a steady pace, and we all love the new and continually improving capabilities. But once in a while there will be a new release which is so profound, it makes a big splash. We believe ControlUp 7.4 is that one giant leap, and we hope you’ll […]
Introducing ControlUp Automation!

Introducing ControlUp Automation!

Posted By Trentent
Another day, another call had come in.  I knew all too well what this was going to be about.  Our Citrix users were getting an error message when trying to launch their applications.  We encountered this sporadically, but often enough that the process to fix this was well known. This fix was simple, but time […]

Comparing Office 2010 performance – XenApp 6.5 (2K8R2) vs XenApp 7.5 (2K12R2)

Posted By Yoni
Microsoft Office is the most popular office productivity suite in corporate IT environments. Citrix XenApp, a popular application virtualization platform in corporate environments is commonly used to deliver Microsoft Office applications to end users. The Citrix XenApp server hosts applications, such as MS Office, on a centralized server and allows users to connect and work with […]

ControlUp 3.0 Deep Dive – Script Based Actions

Posted By Yoni
Script Based Actions was mentioned in my ControlUp 3.0 overview blog as one of the new major additions in ControlUp 3.0, this blog post will provide an in depth coverage on the new SBA feature. SBA’s allows ControlUp admins to extend the built-in management actions library by importing PowerShell, VB or batch scripts into the console. This […]

ControlUp 3.0 Celebratory Webinar Summary

Posted By ControlUp Team
The last few months have been very busy for us here at Smart-X. The team worked long days and nights to put the final touch on our latest release – ControlUp 3.0. We could not have asked for a more successful reception than the one we got with the Webinar we did together with Trond […]

Introducing Smart-X Technical Advisory Board

Posted By Yoni
As a community facing product, we always try to engage our end users and listen to their requests so we can optimize ControlUp based on their needs. In addition to our regular communications with ControlUp admins, we decided to take it up a notch and approach experts from the Citrix, Virtualization & RDS Community and […]

ControlUp Webinar with Citrix Ready

Posted By Yoni
Last week we had a great ControlUp Webinar with Citrix Ready. In this Webinar I covered the key themes that were synonymous with ControlUp from the day we launched it: Total Real-Time Visibility ( Starting at 09:33 in the embedded video ) Comprehensive Multi-Target Management ( Starting 24:00 in the embedded video ) I’ve also covered in details our […]

ControlUp Advanced Search Filters

Posted By Yoni
One small and powerful ControlUp feature which often goes unnoticed by many users is the ability to use advanced search filters inside ControlUp main views. Since this seems to be a pretty useful feature, I decided to share this with our community and present some use cases. Let’s start with something simple like filtering the […]

Citrix Resource Manager EOL and ControlUp XenApp Monitoring

Posted By Yoni
With XenApp 4.5/5.0 for Windows 2003 reaching end of life, it’s time to bid farewell to Citrix Resource Manager. Without getting too emotional, I think it’s safe to say Citrix RM was one of the best pieces of software Citrix has ever written. Citrix RM provided simple yet robust solutions for 2 major XenApp admins pains: […]
ControlUp 2.0 Now Available for Beta Program Members

ControlUp 2.0 Now Available for Beta Program Members

Posted By Eugene
Great news for our Beta Program members ! ControlUp 2.0, our brand-new enterprise-ready release is now available for download. Join the Beta Program and enjoy our newest features: Central Configuration – share your organization tree with your colleagues and collaborate easily on management and monitoring tasks. Security Policy – delegate administrative tasks and allocate permissions for different folders […]