HDX

HDX Graphics

What’s new with HDX display in XenDesktop & XenApp 7.x?
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/10/22/whats-new-with-hdx-display-in-xendesktop-xenapp-7-x/

A graphical deep dive into XenDesktop 7
http://bramwolfs.com/2013/07/19/a-graphical-deep-dive-into-xendesktop-7/

How to Determine HDX Display Mode
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX200370

Misc. HDX Topics

HDX Policy Templates
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX202330

User Bandwidth Requirements (XenDesktop Planning Guide)
http://support.citrix.com/servlet/KbServlet/download/24560-102-665134/XD%20-%20Planning%20Guide%20-%20User%20Bandwidth%20Requirements.pdf

Accessing ICA RTT Metrics for Citrix HDX and XenDesktop and XenApp
http://blogs.citrix.com/2015/03/23/accessing-ica-rtt-metrics-for-citrix-hdx-and-xendesktop-and-xenapp/

Best Practices for Citrix Receiver 3 and HDX Technology with XenDesktop 5.5
http://support.citrix.com/servlet/KbServlet/download/29626-102-664770/HDX%20Optimization%20and%20Best%20Practices_FINAL_1_0.pdf

Storefront

Storefront 1.2

Customizing Receiver for Web in Storefront 1.2
http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/08/20/customizing-receiver-for-web-in-storefront-1-2/

Storefront 2.6

SAML Authentication with Storefront 2.6
http://blogs.citrix.com/2015/04/09/how-to-use-saml-authentication-with-storefront-2-6/

Developer Blogs (with examples):
http://blogs.citrix.com/2015/03/04/welcome-to-receiver-x1/?utm_content=bufferd96c8&utm_medium=social%2Bmedia&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=corp%2Bsocial%2Bmarketing%2B(organic%2Bposts%2Band%2Bfeeds)

Two support forums.One related to the Tech Preview release itself
http://discussions.citrix.com/forum/1544-x1-storefront-27/

One intended for deeper questions on customization and use of the APIs.
http://discussions.citrix.com/forum/1546-x1-customization-api/

 

XenDesktop Scalability & Architectual Design Guides

7.6

7.5

Using XenDesktop with multiple Active Directory Forests
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX122417

SQL

XenDesktop SQL Transaction Log usage
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/05/16/xendesktop-sql-transaction-log-usage/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CitrixBlogs+%28Citrix+Blogs%29

Provisioning Services Scalability & Architectual Design Guides

5.6

Virtual Provisioning Server – A Real World Example
http://blogs.citrix.com/2011/07/30/virtual-provisioning-server-%E2%80%93-a-successful-real-world-example/

Using Microsoft’s DFS replication with Provisioning Services HA
http://blogs.citrix.com/2010/06/25/using-microsofts-dfs-replication-with-provisioning-services-ha/
FAQ on DFS Replication
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc773238(WS.10).aspx

Design Considerations for Virtualizing Provisioning Services
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX128645

Advanced Memory and Storage Considerations for Provisioning Services
http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx125126

Unterstanding Write-Cache in Provisioning Server
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX119469

6.0

From Single Image Delivery to Single Image Management
http://blogs.citrix.com/2011/09/28/provisioning-services-6-0-from-single-image-delivery-to-single-image-management/

 7.6

Provisioning Services Maintenance

5.6

How to Implement Ardence / PVS within a Novell Environment
http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx115216

Provisioning Services and CIFS Stores
http://community.citrix.com/display/ocb/2010/11/05/Provisioning+Services+and+CIFS+Stores+-+Tuning+For+Performance

How to Add a Persistent Volume to Your Provisioned Virtual Machine in XenServer
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX125590

Registry Settings to Improve Failover Times for Citrix Provisioning
http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx119223

How to Configure Provisioning Services Page File with Write Cache on a Local Device Hard Disk
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX122567

Disable Move to Recycle Bin’ in XenConvert Device Optimizer No Longer Works:
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX125362

ESX Target Device Fails to Boot
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX125361

PVS 5.1 P2 Hotfix à Write Cache Disk alignment / always lowercase of hostname issue
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX126033

Windows Event Codes Generated by Provisioning Services BNIStack
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX126407

Citrix Provisioning Services 5.6 PowerShell Programmers Guide
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX124795

6.0

 XenDesktop and Provisioning Services on vSphere5
http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/04/16/xendesktop-and-provisioning-services-on-vsphere-5/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CitrixBlogsProductXendesktop+%28Citrix+Blogs+%C2%BB+XenDesktop%29

Image Management

Provisioning Services Antivirus Best Practices (updated)
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX124185

The myths and tales of image management (Part 1)
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/02/07/the-myths-and-tales-of-image-management-part-1/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CitrixBlogs+%28Citrix+Blogs%29

General Information

Windows Event Codes Generated by Provisioning Services
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX126407

 7.6

Size Matters: PVS RAM Cache Overflow Sizing
http://blogs.citrix.com/2015/01/19/size-matters-pvs-ram-cache-overflow-sizing/

XenDesktop 7 Scalability & Architectual Design Guides

XenDesktop 7 Handbook
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/10/10/new-xendesktop-7-handbook-published/#.UleEiYErW3V.twitter

XenDesktop 7 Masterclass – Recorded Webinar (19th June 2013)
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/608595928

XenDesktop 7 Blueprint
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX138981

Implementing Citrix XenDesktop on IBM Flex System
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg248163.html?Open

XenDesktop 7 Upgrade & Migration Path for XenDesktop & XenApp Customer
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/06/21/xendesktop-7-upgrade-migration-paths-for-xendesktop-and-xenapp-customers/

Remote Desktop Mobility with Remote PC Access in XenDesktop 7
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/05/22/remote-desktop-mobility-with-remote-pc-access-in-xendesktop-7/

AppDNA now Accerlerates XenDesktop 7 Virtual Application Migration
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/05/22/appdna-now-accelerates-xendesktop-7-virtual-application-migration/

Plan Ahed with XenDesktop Bandwidth Daily Average
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/09/26/plan-ahead-with-xendesktop-bandwidth-daily-average

Blending local  Windows Apps into the virtual Desktop (reverse seamless) 
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/06/12/blending-local-windows-apps-into-the-virtual-desktop/

 Applications in VDI Environments :

Using Office 2013 in VDI will cost you 20% off your capacity
http://www.projectvrc.com/blog/20-using-office-2013-in-vdi-will-cost-you-20-of-your-capacity

XenDesktop 7 in Cloud Environments

Hosting Citrix Desktops from Windows Azure
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/07/08/hosting-citrix-desktops-from-windows-azure/

 

Director

Overview of Director and EdgeSight for XenDesktop 7
http://www.citrix.com/content/dam/citrix/en_us/documents/products/comprehensive-management-monitoring-citrix-director-edgesight.pdf

Monitoring of XenDesktop 7 with Director and EdgeSight, taking it to the next Level
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/05/22/monitoring-of-xendesktop-7-with-director-and-edgesight/

Director and EdgeSight explained !
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/06/04/xendesktop-7-director-and-edgesight-explained/

 

HDX 3D

Reviewer’s Guides for XenDesktop 7 HDX 3D Pro Graphics with XenServer and vSphere
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/09/10/new-reviewers-guide-for-xendesktop-7-hdx-3d-pro-graphics-on-both-xenserver-and-vsphere/

Evaluating vGPU for XenServer and XenDesktop on NVIDIA GRID – using Unigine Tropics Benchmark
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/01/03/evaluating-vgpu-for-xenserver-and-xendesktop-on-nvidia-grid-using-unigine-tropics-benchmark/

XenServer/XenDesktop vGPU – New metrics available to monitor NVIDIA GRID GPUs
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/01/22/xenserverxendesktop-vgpu-new-metrics-available-to-monitor-nvidia-grid-gpus/

Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 HDX 3D Pro on HP’s Moonshot ConvergedSystem 100 for Hosted Desktop Infrastructure (HDI)
http://blog.itvce.com/?p=4980&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Itvce+%28ITVCE%29

 

XenDesktop 7 Maintenance

General

VMware vSphere 5.5 – Citrix Known Issues
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX140135 

 

 Setup / Automation via Powershell

How-to create Initial XenDesktop 7 site using Powershell
http://www.sepago.de/e/timm/2013/06/28/how-to-create-initial-xendesktop-7-site-using-powershell

How-to create XenDesktop 7 database(s) unattended using PowerShell
http://www.sepago.de/e/timm/2013/06/28/how-to-create-xendesktop-7-databases-unattended-using-powershell

Creating HDX Policies Through PoSH
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/10/01/xd-tipster-creating-hdx-policies-through-posh

Automating the XenDesktop 7 Virtual Desktop Agent Installation
http://stealthpuppy.com/automating-the-xendesktop-7-virtual-desktop-agent-installation/

XenDesktop 7 Self Service Troubleshooting
http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/06/18/xendesktop-7-self-service-troubleshooting-introduced/

 

Application Compatibility

XenDesktop 7, XenApp 6.x, and Citrix Receiver 4.0 Support for Microsoft Lync 2013 VDI-Plug-in
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX138408

 

Best Practices

“New” Citrix Best Practices
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/01/02/new-citrix-best-practices/

Database

XenDesktop 7.x Database Migration
http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/02/05/xendesktop-7-x-database-migration/

Unable to Connect to Desktops in a Mirrored SQL Database Environment
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX139222

How to Backup and Restore your XenDesktop Database
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX135207

Personal vDisk

Personal vDisk Catalog Stuck in Preparing State
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX134272