Script Action: NetScaler/Citrix ADC
Posted By Esther Barthel
January 06, 2020
NOTE: This post comes from Esther Barthel, MSc, solutions architect, owner of cognition IT, and a consultant to ControlUp. On December 17, 2019, Citrix released a security bulletin detailing a vulnerability in Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC), formerly known as NetScaler ADC, and Citrix Gateway, formerly known as NetScaler Gateway, that could lead to arbitrary […]
Making a Citrix ADC High Availability Health Checks Easier
Posted By Esther Barthel
September 23, 2019
NOTE: This post comes from Esther Barthel, MSc, solutions architect, owner of cognition IT, and a consultant to ControlUp. A couple of weeks ago, one of my clients experienced some unexpected behavior that seemed to be linked to the High Availability (HA) configuration of their Citrix ADCs. In reaction the client asked me to run […]
Spring-cleaning vSphere Datastores using PowerShell
Posted By Ton de Vreede
April 29, 2019
Datastores in any typical virtualized environment are critical components that hold virtual disks, snapshots, and other data that keeps your VMs alive. Like any storage, over time datastores tend to fill up, and when the percentage of used space reaches worrying levels it’s time to look for stuff that can be thrown away in order […]
Logon Duration – What Can Be Learned from 2 Million Logons?
Posted By Eugene
January 13, 2016
Introduction How fast is the user logon process in business IT environments? This question is of interest for IT pros because an answer to it can provide a benchmark for user experience. This article presents statistics from a global dataset of logon duration metrics gathered by the ControlUp Insights platform. ControlUp Insights is a cloud-based […]
ControlUp Insights – Historical Reporting & Analytics for End-user Computing
Posted By Yoni Avital
January 07, 2016
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 […]
A Holiday Present for You: Quick Application Tracking Script
Posted By Zeev Eisenberg
December 23, 2015
ControlUp’s Reporter tool is the standard tool for creating historical reports from the csv files that ControlUp exports. The next generation of historical reporting is coming in version 5.0 with ControlUp Insights and has already gotten rave reviews from our beta customers. Still, you may want to get specific information about a particular process that is not […]
PVS Write Cache Size via PowerShell
Posted By Zeev Eisenberg
April 21, 2015
Matthew Nichols put together a great script with PowerShell and wrote a blog about it called Monitoring Citrix PVS ‘Cache in RAM’ Size. The script that he built, allows you to monitor the PVS RAM write cache size on multiple servers. As you probably know, using the task manager to check usage is not very practical and […]