Author: Vikash Jhagroe

Creating a Windows 10 Target Device with Citrix Provisioning Services 7.8

Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) is a great way for running your virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). In my recent blog here I showed you how to setup Citrix Provisioning Services 7.8. In this blog I will show you how to create a Windows 10 target device running from Citrix Provisioning Services. I will then use this

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Create Bootable ISO for target devices

Citrix Provisioning Services create bootable ISO for target devices

The target devices booting from Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) server can boot using PXE or using a bootable ISO. I choose to boot my devices using a bootable ISO. This method is very reliable, as it doesn’t rely on PXE services or network connections. My lab setup: Windows 2012 R2 server running Citrix Provisioning Services

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Setup and configuration of Citrix Provisioning Services 7.8

Recently Citrix has released Citrix Provisioning Services 7.8 (PVS). I wanted to see how this works, so I decided to set it up in my homelab and share the setup and configuration steps with you guys. I will be needing this component to stream my desktops and servers. Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) eliminates the need to

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How to setup and configure Citrix Licensing Server

I already did a setup and installation of Citrix Licensing Server 11.12.1 here, but it is always nice to have a setup guide for a new version. Adding a Citrix Licensing Server to your environment is important if you are going to setup and use Citrix products and solutions. So let me show you how to: install the

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Apple Airport Extreme “disable” DHCP and keep NAT

The Apple Airport Extreme is my home router and access point. Recently I wanted to use DHCP on my Synology NAS and disable it on the Airport Extreme. Guess what, when you disable DHCP on the Airport Extreme, it also disables NAT! Not what I had in mind. I am a fan of Apple products, and

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Thin clients and HDX 3D Pro support demystified

Recently I was presented with the following case. I was migrating from a Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 environment to a Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 environment. The new environment was running XenDesktop VDI’s with Windows 7 on Citrix XenServer. Because CAD and 3D application support was a requirement, the customer decided to use nVidia grid cards and use

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