Posts Tagged ‘demystified’

RES Workspace Manager Relay Server explained and demystified

Written by Ingmar Verheij on December 16th, 2013. Posted in Demystified, Workpace Manager

RES Workspace Manager 2012 ArchitectureWith the release of RES Workspace Manager 2012 a new component was introduced: the Relay Server. In this article I’ll explain what the Relay Server is, how it can help you in your Workspace Manager (WM) environment and reveal some of its mysteries.

Demystifying the Atlantis ILIO replication host – part 2

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 29th, 2013. Posted in Atlantis ILIO, Demystified

In the first part of this article I’ve explained what Atlantis ILIO products and components there are, explained what type of Session Hosts there are and how the Replication Host works. In this part I will dive a bit deeper in the boot process and the how the hosts are managed.

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Demystifying the Atlantis ILIO replication host – part 1

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 28th, 2013. Posted in Atlantis ILIO, Demystified

When Atlantis Computing added persistent support for their ILIO Diskless VDI in Q1 2013 I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy. Last week I was able to deploy an Atlantis ILIO environment with a Replication Host.
Atlantis ILIO Persistent VDI 4.0

In the first part of this article I will explain what the replication host is, how it’s used and how it works. In the second part I’ll dive into the boot process and how the hosts are managed.

The Citrix XML server explained and demystified

Written by Ingmar Verheij on August 16th, 2012. Posted in Citrix, Demystified, XenApp (Presentation Server), XenDesktop

The Citrix XML server is a component of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop that’s used to enumerates available resources  and provide secure tickets for users that  to use the  WebInterface or CloudGateway.

 

In this article I’ll explain what the services the XML service provide, how it does it job and all you need to know about it.

The Citrix ICA file explained and demystified

Written by Ingmar Verheij on July 25th, 2012. Posted in Citrix, Demystified, XenApp (Presentation Server), XenDesktop

The Citrix Receiver (XenApp plugin / Online plugin / ICA Client / WinFrame client) has a file association with the .ICA extension. This means that each time you open a file with the .ICA extension the Citrix Receiver is launched to interpret the file (and act upon the content of the file).

In this article I’ll explain how the .ICA file is constructed, what sections and properties are commonly used and how you can create the file.

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