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Citrix XenApp 6.0 to XenApp 6.5 PowerShell Upgrade Utility Under the Hood

Citrix recently released XenApp 6.5. However, there is not a way to do an in-place upgrade from XenApp 6.0 to XenApp 6.5. This means that the Citrix administrator will have...

Export and Import Citrix XenApp 6 Published Applications Using PowerShell

Exporting and Importing published applications in Citrix XenApp used to be a tedious process. Now, thanks to XenApp PowerShell Cmdlets, this process is much easier and more flexible. No uber...

Migrate Citrix XenApp 6 Folder Structure Using PowerShell

There are times when you need to migrate all or part of your Citrix XenApp 6 folder structure from one farm to another, or just back up a XenApp 6...

Citrix Synergy 2011 Keynote Live Blog

Citrix Synergy 2011 is going on now. I'll be live blogging the event.

Citrix Acquires Cloud Control Panel Company EMS Cortex

Citrix acquired EMS Cortex – a cloud control panel company. This web-based control panel allows for provisioning of a multitude of resources including Microsoft Exchange, Citrix XenApp, Microsoft SharePoint, DNS,...

How to Install the Citrix XenApp 6 PowerShell Cmdlets

PowerShell is the new API for Citrix XenApp starting with version 6. Whether you want to write interactive applications or work with your XenApp farm via command line, you first...

Bulk Update XenApp 6 Published Application Properties with PowerShell

There are times when you need to update a property on multiple XenApp published applications. If you only have a few applications to update, this can be done via the...

Citrix XenApp 6 PowerShell SDK: Getting a List of Applications with C#

This post will show you how to use the Citrix XenApp 6 PowerShell SDK to obtain a list of applications from your XenApp 6 farm. We’ll look at how to...

Getting Started with the Citrix XenApp PowerShell SDK and C#

In XenApp 6, MFCOM is out and PowerShell is in. This post is the first in a series to help you understand how to develop appliations that utilize the Citrix...

MFCOM to PowerShell: How to Make the Transition

MFCOM has been the de facto standard for programmatically interfacing with Citrix XenApp. Whether you wanted to write a simple script or develop an application that interfaced with XenApp, MFCOM...

News from Citrix Synergy

I'm blogging the Citrix Synergy keynote in real time. I'll be adding to things that strike me as interesting to this post as announcements are made.

Is a User Installed Application Layer Necessary for VDI?

Layering is an emerging concept for VDI. In this article, I will draw some parallels with VDI layering and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) to look at ways of solving the...