Feb 052021
Setup Zoom in a CVAD

Summary This guide is geared around explaining how Zoom and Citrix work together. It will show you the Architecture and provide information for what is needed on the clients. There is information added in the document for education purposes as well. Zoom VDI information  Zoom requires both the “Zoom Media Plugin” + “Zoom Client for […]

Nov 132020
Adding Nutanix Plugins for CVAD

We recently purchased a 28 Node Nutanix setup. We currently have a good chunk of Citrix VAD in VMware. During the design, I was a bit confused about what plugin went where. After looking back, It’s straightforward now. I wanted to take the opportunity and help put this little quick guide together. That people who […]

Oct 232020
How I run a Defrag a PVS Target vDisk.

This quick write-up isn’t anything advanced. Most of you out there know this. But some may still question it. We know there is a lot of documentation around PVS and Martin Zugec is updating a lot of this within Citrix Tech Zone https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/tech-zone.html . This is more of a confirmation that running a defrag on […]

Oct 212020
Low Bandwidth Policy

Introdution The Citrix WAN optimization policy (or “low bandwidth” policy) aims to compress and reduce the bandwidth used by the ICA protocol by lowering the visual quality for users with slow and unreliable connections. This article will benchmark the best possible configuration for the low bandwidth policy in a Citrix 7.15 LTSR CU3 environment. Testing […]

Sep 032020
CVAD 7.15 upgrade to 1912.

This is a guide on how I upgraded my site from 7.15 flat all the way to 1912. I also included moving off 2012R2 to 2016 DDCs with some troubleshooting situations you might run into. I covered the basics of upgrading Licensing, DDC upgrades, Storefront upgrades with NS VIP configuration, PVS upgrades, WEM upgrades, VDA […]