Category: Citrix

Oct 22

Upgrade PVS server from 6.0\6.1 to 7.6

On my scenario i had the SQL server 2008 R2 ( mirror) who served the PVS 6.0 and 6.1 servers  and according with the Citrix documentation i didn’t had to make any specific preparation. Of course a backup is need it in case some thing goes wrong. After the backup is done on the SQL server …

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Jun 06

Tips for create a vdisk

The idea is to make that operating system fast and light because it will be need in the VDI context . Keeping that  in mind I put some points as a guide line for producing that kind of virtual disk

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Apr 16

issue maintenance + power off machines- solution

I will describe a problem encountered some time ago regarding finding large numbers of vms in maintenance enabled and powered off.    

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Apr 08

Import Power-time scheme

#ImportPowerTimeScheme <Uid> <FileScheme> $PowerTimes = Get-BrokerPowerTimeScheme Foreach ($PowerTime in $PowerTimes) { $file=”path” $file+=$PowerTime.Uid $file+=”.txt” $Content=Get-Content $file Set-BrokerPowerTimeScheme $PowerTime.uid -PoolSize $Content Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green “Enter your txt here”

Apr 08

Export Power-time schemes for all desktop groups

#Export Powertime scheme $PowerTimes = Get-BrokerPowerTimeScheme new-item -Path “path”  -ItemType directory Foreach ($PowerTime in $PowerTimes) { $file= “path” $file+=$PowerTime.Uid $file+=”.txt” echo $PowerTime.PoolSize | Out-file $file }

Feb 05

Listing the properties of a site

#Version 1.0 #———————————————————————————————– #Provide the following values before executing: #The FQDN and port (if not the default of 80) of the DDC #Eg: ‘ddc01.domain.com:80’ $ddcAddress = ” #End of variables #****************************************************************** asnp Citrix.* Get-BrokerSite -AdminAddress $ddcAddress   :))

Feb 05

Scheduling a Power Action to Turn on a Desktop

# ————————————————————————————————— #PowerShell sample script to create a power action to turn on a XenDesktop 5.x desktop # #Note: One or more required values must be specified below before executing the script. # #Version 1.0 #———————————————————————————————– #Provide the following values before executing: #The FQDN and port (if not the default of 80) of the DDC …

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Feb 05

Listing all Desktops in a Specific State

#————————————————————————————————— #PowerShell sample script to list XenDesktop 5.x VDAs in a specific state (as noted below), sorted by name # VDAs that are: # – powered on, # – available, # – do not have a pending power action, and # – are set to shutdown after use # #Note: One or more required values …

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Feb 05

Getting the Service Status of a DDC

# ————————————————————————————————— #PowerShell sample script to display the service statuses on a XenDesktop 5.x DDC # #Note: One or more required values must be specified below before executing the script. # # #Version 1.0 #———————————————————————————————– #Provide the following values before executing: #The FQDN and port (if not the default of 80) of the DDC #Eg: …

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Feb 05

Delete a DesktopGroup

# ————————————————————————————————— #PowerShell sample script to delete a desktop group and related objects from a XenDesktop 5.x site # #Note: One or more required values must be specified below before executing the script. # # # #Version 1.0 #———————————————————————————————– #Provide the following values before executing: #The FQDN for the DDC and XML port, if not …

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