The User Environment Management Puzzle

I have worked in the EUC world for a while now with a focus on user-experience. Admittedly the vast majority of my skillset sits in the Citrix based delivery of these workloads, however, I often stumble across engagements where native RDS services or alternative solutions are in place, and I find that the concepts I... Continue Reading →

AppMasking The Windows Start Menu

Back again banting on about the Windows Start Menu (surprised?). I am hoping this is one of those James Rankin “final say” style blog posts where I can put this bad boy to bed because I am pretty sure I have my silver bullet to providing a nice start menu environment consistently and efficiently. Just... Continue Reading →

Azure AD and Citrix Workspace SSO

For those customers integrating Azure Active Directory with Citrix Workspace as their primary Identity Provider (IdP), there are some changes that have been implemented which will result in some potentially unwanted behaviours in relation to the sign-on experience. The expected behaviour would be as follows: Scenario 1 I attempt to access my Citrix Workspace URL.... Continue Reading →

Citrix WEM Updated Start-Up Scripts

I have been recommending in all deployments ever since I started with WEM, to implement the very simple "WEM Agent Refresh" Start-Up Script. Every deployment I have seen, touched or been involved that uses this basic concept of "refresh my cache at start-up" has no issues relating to cache, delayed start-up or inconsistent behaviours. It... Continue Reading →

Architecting for FSLogix Containers High Availability

FSLogix Profile Container is becoming the go-to solution when it comes to profile management. Even before the Microsoft acquisition, FSLogix was a popular solution, however now that it is effectively an entitlement for the majority of customers, its use will be greatly increased. Implementing the solution is relatively easy. Dealing with high availability and navigating... Continue Reading →

Migrating GPO settings to WEM

A consistent challenge when beginning the adoption of WEM services into an existing environment, is the analysis and migration of existing GPP and GPO settings into the WEM way of processing. Moving policies full of printers, drive maps, logon scripts, files and folder options along with registry keys, be it single or collection based, is... Continue Reading →

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