Category: Citrix XenDesktop

Citrix XenDesktop

Windows 8.1 VDI Optimization Guide

Citrix have released a Windows 8.1 Optimization Guide for VDI which is a very useful read.  The savings encountered by performing these optimisations are considerable.  In summary the savings vs a non optimised image are below.  You can find a link to the download here – Metric Default Optimized % Gain Hypervisor Level Total …

Citrix XenDesktop

Configuring Citrix StoreFront for HTTP access

By default you can only connect to Citrix StoreFront using HTTPS.  If you are in a corporate environment which has a PKI Infrastructure that is perfectly fine.  But if like me you run a small test lab there is a work around which you can do to enable you to use http instead.  1) When …

Citrix XenDesktop

There was no suitable service to perform operation on XenDesktop 7 deployment

On a recent XenDesktop 7 deployment I encountered this error when attempting to configure XenDesktop. The error message received was “There was no suitable service to perform operation”.  Luckily the fix for this is simple, just reboot your server, launch Desktop Studio and you will see the configuration has actually succeeded successfully.