Archive for March, 2010

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XenApp 6 (and 5 FP3) is available from today

March 24, 2010

As announced some days ago, today Citrix released XenApp 6, the latest version of its application delivery solution that was purpose-built for Windows Server 2008 R2, after the previous XenApp version, as you can read in this my previous post, has resulted not compatible with this OS mainly because of its new RDP protocol. Today Citrix also released the Feature Pack 3 for XenApp 5 (for 2003/2008 32 and 64 bit) and also the ICA client (Online plugin) was updated, reaching today the 12.0 release. read more…

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Thinprint issue after Vmware ESX 3.5 –> vSphere 4 upgrade

March 19, 2010

Today I want to write about a problem that, some time ago, we had in our XenApp farm. In fact some of the servers of the farm is running on Vmware (I know, with XenServer the number of XenApp users could be higher, but our customer spent a lot of money building his Vmware Infrastructure…) and all the printing environment is managed by ThinPrint software. read more…

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Citrix new partnership with Novell on virtualization

March 12, 2010

Another news not very recent, but quite important according to me: about 3 weeks ago Citrix announced a new partnership with Novell on virtualization, just now that Novell’s SUSE seems disposed to be open to KVM. read more…

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Citrix XenServer is really open source now

March 11, 2010

Yes, I know that it isn’t a fresh news, just a simply remind for everyone that missed it. Now Citrix XenServer is really an opensource software. Some days ago in fact, when I was retrieving the latest XenServer ISO (with Update 2 included) with myCitrix account, I realised that also the source code was available for download from the corporate website. read more…