Jul 292019
 
FSLogix Profile Compacting Tool

Update: Added cli functionality. 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 uses defrag and diskpart to perform the shrink function. Requirements: Administrative rights on the […]

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. This requires using frx.exe, which means that FSLogix needs to be installed on the server that contains the profiles. The script will create the folders in the USERNAME_SID format, and set all proper permissions. […]

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 […]

Aug 252017
 
FSLogix VHD/VHDX Profile Compacting Script

(See the new tool Here) I recently switched from Citrix Profile Management to FSLogix! For those of you who do not know how it works… it mounts a virtual hard drive at the C:\Users\%UserName% folder for each user who connects. A huge advantage to this is that it is not copying the profile in at logon […]

Jul 252017
 

Clonepost from my blog. There are some good guides out there (such as Carl Stalhood’s) that cover the details of setting up Citrix App Layering, but currently don’t have a birds eye overview of what an App Layering implementation requires. After going through many of these hurdles myself, I considered that a “light on the […]