Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Features Manual Changelog FAQ Support Contact Resources About Deutsch Frequently Asked Questions Contents NonYaTQA issues. These have nothing to do with YaTQA at. The reality is simple If you suspect that your network has been compromised, the builtin tools provided by Microsoft arent going to be much help. Top VIdeos. Warning Invalid argument supplied for foreach in srvusersserverpilotappsjujaitalypublicindex. Virtual Delivery Agent VDA 7. LTSR CU4 Carl Stalhood. Navigation Recently Updated. Hardware. For virtual desktops, give the virtual machine 2 v. CPU and 2 GB of RAMFor Windows 2. R2 RDSH, give the virtual machine 4 v. C219&ssl=1' alt='How To Update Kms Client Information Template' title='How To Update Kms Client Information Template' />This post describes the actions taken to create an OS Layer in Citrix App Layering 4. HyperV with Citrix PVS. You are also shown how to add new versions. Computer Configuration Policies Administrative templates Windows Components Remotes Desktop Services Remote desktop Session Host Security Always prompt. CPU and 1. 2 2. 4 GB of RAMFor Windows 2. R2 RDSH, give the virtual machine 8 v. CPU, and 2. 4 4. GB of RAMIf using Pv. S RAM caching, add more RAM for the cache. Remove the floppy drive. Remove any serial or LPT ports. If v. Sphere. To reduce disk space, reserve memory. Memory reservations reduce or eliminate the virtual machine. Drive Key Boot Utility Windows 7 X64 Drivers there. The NIC should be VMXNET3. If this VDA will boot from Provisioning Services. Do not enable Memory Hot Plug. For v. Sphere, the NIC must be VMXNET3. For v. Sphere, configure the CD ROM to boot from IDE instead of SATA. SATA comes with VM hardware version 1. SATA wont work with Pv. S. Install the latest version of drivers e. VMware Tools. If Windows 7 on v. Sphere, dont install the VMware SVGA driver. For more details, see CTX2. Intermittent Connection FailuresBlack Screen Issues When Connecting from Multi Monitor Client Machines to Windows 7 VDA with VDA 7. SphereESXi. If v. Sphere, disable NIC Hotplug. Users could use the systray icon to Eject the Ethernet Controller. Obviously this is bad. To disable this functionality, power off the virtual machine. Once powered off, right click the virtual machine and click Edit. Settings. On the VM Options tab, expand Advanced and then click Edit Configuration. Click Add. Row. On the left, enter devices. On the right, enter false. Then click OK a couple times to close the windows. The VM can then be powered on. Windows Preparation. Computer Group Policy Make sure the Master VM is in the same OU as the Linked Clones so the Master VM will get the computer level GPO settings in its registry. Run gpupdate on the master after moving the VM to the correct OU. When Clones are created from the Master, the computer level GPO settings will already be applied, thus eliminating a timing issue. If RDSH, disable IE Enhanced Security Configuration in Server Manager Local Server. Optionally, go to Action Center Windows 8. R2 or Security and Maintenance Windows 1. User Account Control and enable Smart. Screen. Run Windows Update. Add your Citrix Administrators group to the local Administrators group on the VDA. Computer Management. The Remote Desktop Services Prompt for Password policy prevents Single Sign on to the Virtual Delivery Agent. Check registry key HKEYLOCALMACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftWindows NTTerminal Services. If f. Prompt. For. Password 1 then you need to fix group policy. The following GPO setting will prevent Single Sign on from working. Computer Configuration Policies Administrative templates Windows Components Remotes Desktop Services Remote desktop Session Host Security Always prompt for password upon connection. Or set the registry value HKEYLOCALMACHINESOFTWARECitrixPortica. Auto. Logon DWORD 0x. For Windows 7 VDAs that will use Personal v. Disk, install Microsoft hotfix 2. A computer stops responding because of a deadlock situation in the Mountmgr. This hotfix solved a Personal v. Disk Image update issue detailed at Citrix Discussions. If this VDA is Windows Server 2. R2, request and install the Windows hotfixes recommended by Citrix CTX1. Scroll down to see the list of recommended Microsoft hotfixes for Windows Server 2. R2. Ignore the Xen. App 6. x portions of the article. Also see http www. To remove the built in apps in Windows 1. Robin Hobo How to remove built in apps in Windows 1. Enterprise. For Remote Assistance in Citrix Director, configure the GPO setting Computer Configuration Policies Administrative Templates System Remote Assistance Offer Remote Assistance. See Jason Samuel How to setup Citrix Director Shadowing with Remote Assistance using Group Policy for more details. If you intend to use Citrixs SCOM Management Packs for Xen. AppXen. Desktop, make sure Win. RM is enabled on the VDA by running winrm quickconfig. Or you can enable Win. RM using Group Policy. Install Virtual Delivery Agent 7. Console For virtual desktops, make sure you are logged into the console. The VDA wont install if you are connected using RDP. Windows 1. 0 if you install VDA 7. Windows 1. 0 is now compatible with LTSR benefits. Controllers must remain on 7. Since VDA 7. 9 is not LTSR, you are expected to install the newest version, which is 7. Make sure 8. 3 file name generation is not disabled. If so, see CTX1. 31. User Cannot Launch Application in Seamless Mode to fix the App. InitDLLs registry keys. NET Framework Make sure. NET Framework 4. 5. Download Go to the downloaded Xen. AppXen. Desktop 7. Auto. Select. exe. Or you can use one of the standalone installers from the same download link. Click one of the Xen. App or Xen. Desktop buttons. It doesnt matter which one you click. Click one of the Virtual Delivery Agent boxes depending on which OS type youre installing this on. In the Environment page, select Create a Master Image, and click Next. Master Image includes Profile Management, while the other option does not. For virtual desktops, in the HDX 3. D Pro page, if you dont have a GPU, select standard VDA, and click Next. In the Core Components page, if you dont need Citrix Receiver installed on your VDA, then uncheck the box. Receiver is usually only needed for double hop connections connect to first VDA, and then from there, connect to second VDA. Click Next. In the Delivery Controller page, select Do it manually. Enter the FQDN of each Controller. Click Test connection. And then make sure you click Add. Click Next when done. In the Features page, click Next. VDA does not include Personal v. Disk. In the Firewall page, click Next. In the Summary page, click Install. For RDSH, click Close when you are prompted to restart. After the machine reboots twice, login, and installation should continue. If you see a Local Xen. App installation media window, click Cancel. Mount the Xen. AppandXen. Desktop76. 4. 00. Run Auto. Select. Click the Virtual Desktop Agent box. Installation will continue. After installation, click Finish to restart the machine again. If 8. 3 file name generation is disabled, see CTX1. User Cannot Launch Application in Seamless Mode to fix the App. InitDLLs registry keys. VDA Component Upgrades. VDA 7. 6. 4. 00. 0 includes the following component versions. These components either dont have LTSR benefits, or are on a different LTSR program, thus its probably best to upgrade to the latest version. Connection Quality Indicator. The Connection Quality Indicator tells the user the quality of the connection. For example Position of the indicator is configurable by the user. Thresholds are configurable through group policy. Download it from CTX2. Connection Quality Indicator and install it. The article is very detailed. Group Policy templates are located at C Program Files x. CitrixConnection Quality IndicatorConfiguration. Copy the files and folder to lt Sysvol PoliciesPolicy. Definitions, or C WindowsPolicy. Definitions. Find the settings under Computer Config Policies Admin Templates Citrix Components Virtual Desktop Agent CQIController Registration Port. Some environments will not accept the default port 8. Virtual Delivery Agent registration, even though registration is authenticated and encrypted on port 8. To change the port, do the following on the Virtual Delivery Agent Open Programs and Features. Find Citrix Virtual Delivery Agent, and click Change.