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 […]

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 […]

Apr 032017
 
UPDATED PVS Documentation Script

Original Post The first script I wrote was from before Citrix added real powershell functionality into PVS.  This new script leverages the new powershell module.  I am not exactly sure when they first added this into PVS (if you know please comment below), but this was developed using PVS 7.12.  Pay attention to comments marked […]

Mar 312017
 

Problem: In my environment I have about 300 provisioned desktops, and when I update the vDisk sometimes it can take a while (days) before all of the VMs get the latest version.  Especially, in the case of a roll back I need a good way to get all of the VMs which are on the […]