Dec 232019
 
Citrix WEM On-Prem Upgrade 4.5 to 1811 "This can be used as guidance up to 1912"

This is an older upgrade, but you can still use it as a reference point. There are a lot of guides out there, and this isn’t to repeat any of them, but how I did it. Great blogs https://www.carlstalhood.com/workspace-environment-management/ https://www.mycugc.org/blogs/cugc-blogs/2018/07/20/how-to-update-citrix-workspace-environment-managem WEM Upgrade Process *NOTE*I use BISF for all my images, In this post, you will […]

Jul 292019
 
FSLogix Profile Compacting Tool

Update: Added cli functionality.Update: Added 2nd pass of defrag to fix the profile ballooning issue that sometimes occurs. This post is an updated version of my original profile compacting script ( http://www.citrixirc.com/?p=829). I wrote it using Powershell Studio and converted it into an executable. This version does not require the Hyper-V powershell module as it […]

Mar 132018
 
UPDATE - FSLogix – Pre-Mount OneDrive Junction Points – Don’t Kill Your XenApp Server’s Drive Space!

——–UPDATE 3/28/2018 ———- Starting with FSLogix 2.8.12 you no longer need to do this.  Great work FSLogix! From their release notes: “• An issue with first time OneDrive installation has been resolved. The issue occurred when OneDrive was installed for the first time, and OneDrive syncing began. The FSLogix agent would not redirect the OneDrive […]

Feb 212018
 
FSLogix Local Profiles Migration Script

I plagiarized David Ott’s script for migration of Citrix Profile Manager (UPM) profiles to FSLogix and created it for Local Profiles. NOTE: This only works between like profile versions.  eg. You can’t migrate your 2008R2 profiles to Server 2016 and expect it to work.  See this chart. This requires using frx.exe, which means that FSLogix […]

Dec 202017
 

In my environment I have nearly 100 persistent MCS VDAs. Our developers, contractors, and even us IT people need the ability to change things on our VDI desktops (install/uninstall/set registry/create local IIS sites/etc.) and have them persist reboots. Luckily, the only software I have to maintain on these desktops is the VDA itself. That still […]