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ADC

Use Netscaler CPX for MAS Testing

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After Synergy this year I watched a great presentation by Esther Barthel and Carsten Bruns (SYN220) where they covered MAS Stylebooks and Configuration Jobs....

Running Pester Tests Against Citrix NetScaler

2 minute read

Pester is a testing framework that runs from Microsoft PowerShell allowing for quick test creation for a variety of usecases.  During a recent customer netwo...

Netscaler 12 Firmware Now Includes Python

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While recently upgrading my lab Netscaler to version 12, I noticed Python was getting installed so thought I would do a little looksee to see what’s availabl...

Upgrade Netscaler via REST API Install Command

1 minute read

With the recent release of Netscaler firmware 11.1 from Citrix brings a new NITRO API command called “install” which allows firmware upgrades from the API.  ...

2Factor with Google Authenticator and Netscaler

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Update January 9, 2018 This post is extremely old and before Citrix offered a real OTP solution. Please use http://www.carlstalhood.com/netscaler-gateway-12-...

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PowerShell

Automating App and OS Layers

7 minute read

Back in May I attended my local CUGC where Ron Oglesby presented a master class on Citrix App Layering (ELM) and after the presentation, it was asked if ther...

Running Pester Tests Against Citrix NetScaler

2 minute read

Pester is a testing framework that runs from Microsoft PowerShell allowing for quick test creation for a variety of usecases.  During a recent customer netwo...

XenDesktop 7.x Site Replication Script

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If you have ever designed or implemented a mutli-site environment with Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 LTSR or greater chances are you deployed separate dedicated sit...

Upgrade Netscaler via REST API Install Command

1 minute read

With the recent release of Netscaler firmware 11.1 from Citrix brings a new NITRO API command called “install” which allows firmware upgrades from the API.  ...

Secure vRO PowerShell Host

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Certificates can be a pain to configure in Windows and especially when trying to use with WINRM\Powershell.  Follow this post to secure Powershell with HTTPS...

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HashiCorp

Citrix Converge 2020

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Use an Azure DevOps pipeline to deploy a Windows VDA using HashiCorp Packer. This produces a gold image ready for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.

Build a Vagrant TFE Instance

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Builds a Vagrant TFE instance for development or testing using Virtualbox and VMware Workstation\Fusion.

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Netscaler

Upgrade Netscaler via REST API Install Command

1 minute read

With the recent release of Netscaler firmware 11.1 from Citrix brings a new NITRO API command called “install” which allows firmware upgrades from the API.  ...

2Factor with Google Authenticator and Netscaler

3 minute read

Update January 9, 2018 This post is extremely old and before Citrix offered a real OTP solution. Please use http://www.carlstalhood.com/netscaler-gateway-12-...

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Storefront

Storefront HTTP redirect and rewrite for PNAGENT

1 minute read

From time to time I run into clients that have very old thin clients but want to make the jump to Storefront. While Storefront does offer “Legacy PNAGENT” it...

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VDA

Citrix Converge 2020

1 minute read

Use an Azure DevOps pipeline to deploy a Windows VDA using HashiCorp Packer. This produces a gold image ready for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.

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Terraform

Build a Vagrant TFE Instance

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Builds a Vagrant TFE instance for development or testing using Virtualbox and VMware Workstation\Fusion.

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IIS

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vro

Send Pushbullet Note via VMware Orchestrator

2 minute read

Pushbullet is a great tool to use for alerting of a variety of scenarios. If you haven’t looked at it before I highly recommend it and beats the heck out of ...

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SSL

Secure vRO PowerShell Host

2 minute read

Certificates can be a pain to configure in Windows and especially when trying to use with WINRM\Powershell.  Follow this post to secure Powershell with HTTPS...

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REST

Upgrade Netscaler via REST API Install Command

1 minute read

With the recent release of Netscaler firmware 11.1 from Citrix brings a new NITRO API command called “install” which allows firmware upgrades from the API.  ...

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Slack

Use a Consul Watch to Monitor Vault Seal Status

3 minute read

In order for a Vault node to be functional, it needs to be in an unsealed state which decrypts the encryption key used for decryption and encryption of secre...

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CPX

Use Netscaler CPX for MAS Testing

2 minute read

After Synergy this year I watched a great presentation by Esther Barthel and Carsten Bruns (SYN220) where they covered MAS Stylebooks and Configuration Jobs....

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Consul

Use a Consul Watch to Monitor Vault Seal Status

3 minute read

In order for a Vault node to be functional, it needs to be in an unsealed state which decrypts the encryption key used for decryption and encryption of secre...

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Packer

Citrix Converge 2020

1 minute read

Use an Azure DevOps pipeline to deploy a Windows VDA using HashiCorp Packer. This produces a gold image ready for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.

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SDK

Automating App and OS Layers

7 minute read

Back in May I attended my local CUGC where Ron Oglesby presented a master class on Citrix App Layering (ELM) and after the presentation, it was asked if ther...

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App Layering

Automating App and OS Layers

7 minute read

Back in May I attended my local CUGC where Ron Oglesby presented a master class on Citrix App Layering (ELM) and after the presentation, it was asked if ther...

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Unidesk

Automating App and OS Layers

7 minute read

Back in May I attended my local CUGC where Ron Oglesby presented a master class on Citrix App Layering (ELM) and after the presentation, it was asked if ther...

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Ansible

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Vagrant

Build a Vagrant TFE Instance

less than 1 minute read

Builds a Vagrant TFE instance for development or testing using Virtualbox and VMware Workstation\Fusion.

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Virtualbox

Build a Vagrant TFE Instance

less than 1 minute read

Builds a Vagrant TFE instance for development or testing using Virtualbox and VMware Workstation\Fusion.

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PNAGENT

Storefront HTTP redirect and rewrite for PNAGENT

1 minute read

From time to time I run into clients that have very old thin clients but want to make the jump to Storefront. While Storefront does offer “Legacy PNAGENT” it...

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XML

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rewrite

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policy

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pushbullet

Send Pushbullet Note via VMware Orchestrator

2 minute read

Pushbullet is a great tool to use for alerting of a variety of scenarios. If you haven’t looked at it before I highly recommend it and beats the heck out of ...

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OTP

2Factor with Google Authenticator and Netscaler

3 minute read

Update January 9, 2018 This post is extremely old and before Citrix offered a real OTP solution. Please use http://www.carlstalhood.com/netscaler-gateway-12-...

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Radius

2Factor with Google Authenticator and Netscaler

3 minute read

Update January 9, 2018 This post is extremely old and before Citrix offered a real OTP solution. Please use http://www.carlstalhood.com/netscaler-gateway-12-...

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Let's Encrypt

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VRO

Secure vRO PowerShell Host

2 minute read

Certificates can be a pain to configure in Windows and especially when trying to use with WINRM\Powershell.  Follow this post to secure Powershell with HTTPS...

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WINRM

Secure vRO PowerShell Host

2 minute read

Certificates can be a pain to configure in Windows and especially when trying to use with WINRM\Powershell.  Follow this post to secure Powershell with HTTPS...

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ICA

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Javascript

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License

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Alerts

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Director

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Octoblu

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XenMobile

Reset XenMobile admin CLI password

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This guide will go through the steps in resetting the local CLI admin account on a XenMobile 10.x virtual appliance. to complete

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SQL

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Clustering

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Azure

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Python

Netscaler 12 Firmware Now Includes Python

1 minute read

While recently upgrading my lab Netscaler to version 12, I noticed Python was getting installed so thought I would do a little looksee to see what’s availabl...

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Pester

Running Pester Tests Against Citrix NetScaler

2 minute read

Pester is a testing framework that runs from Microsoft PowerShell allowing for quick test creation for a variety of usecases.  During a recent customer netwo...

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MAS

Use Netscaler CPX for MAS Testing

2 minute read

After Synergy this year I watched a great presentation by Esther Barthel and Carsten Bruns (SYN220) where they covered MAS Stylebooks and Configuration Jobs....

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Docker

Use Netscaler CPX for MAS Testing

2 minute read

After Synergy this year I watched a great presentation by Esther Barthel and Carsten Bruns (SYN220) where they covered MAS Stylebooks and Configuration Jobs....

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CVAD

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WSL

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Molecule

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Vault

Use a Consul Watch to Monitor Vault Seal Status

3 minute read

In order for a Vault node to be functional, it needs to be in an unsealed state which decrypts the encryption key used for decryption and encryption of secre...

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MDT

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