“Cannot connect to the Citrix XenApp server. Unable to locate the requested Citrix XenApp name. The server may be unavailable or you may have entered the server name incorrectly.”

A common problem I've experienced working on Citrix XenApp 5.0 running on Windows Server 2008 is corrupt performance counters. The story goes likes this: Users call the Helpdesk explaining that they cannot connect to Citrix Xenapp and the following message occurs: "Cannot connect to the Citrix XenApp server. Unable to locate the requested Citrix XenApp … Continue reading “Cannot connect to the Citrix XenApp server. Unable to locate the requested Citrix XenApp name. The server may be unavailable or you may have entered the server name incorrectly.”

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XenApp 7.6 – ThinPrint .Print Engine – Printer Issues – Windows can not connect to the printer 0x00000057

Printing has always brought some challenges to a virtual environment.  In my experience, printing issues have accounted for a substantial portion of the problems we have faced over the years with Citrix XenApp 5.0. A stable printing environment in XenApp 5.0 was achieved by implementing a third party printing solution, Cortado's ThinPrint .Print Engine 8.0.  … Continue reading XenApp 7.6 – ThinPrint .Print Engine – Printer Issues – Windows can not connect to the printer 0x00000057

XenApp 7.6 Site/ Farm Planning

It is easier, in some ways, to implement Citrix XenApp 7.6 from scratch rather than perform an upgrade or migration.  Lab tests performed required the creation of a new Domain Controller, File Server and Print Server; our XenApp lab implementation also required a Delivery Controller, License Server, StoreFront and Virtual Delivery Agent.  The greater workload … Continue reading XenApp 7.6 Site/ Farm Planning

EHR Performance Issues Hard Drive Bottleneck HDD Active Time HDD Response Time Disk Queue Length

This post is about EHR performance issues as a result of a hard drive bottleneck. While this post relates to a server environment, the same principles apply to personal computers running Windows. EHR performance issues can arise for many different reasons including bad network performance, bad client side performance, faulty configurations, etc. As ruling out … Continue reading EHR Performance Issues Hard Drive Bottleneck HDD Active Time HDD Response Time Disk Queue Length

Upgrade Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 How To Video

The following video is very straight forward when upgrading Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 to Symantec 12.1.5. The upgrade went smoothly. SEP 11 to SEP 12 Upgrade / Migration