Citrix Policy Migration Tool

It took a little while longer than I had expected due to some bugs, but I am glad to be able to finally release the third of the set of tools that myself and Paul showed during SYN209 ay Synergy this year, the Citrix Policy Migration Tool. The tool allows you to export your Citrix policies […]

XenDesktop Farm Migration Utility Update – Version 1.3

Following on from our SYN209 session at Synergy this year, I have been releasing a series tools that can assist with migrating to Citrix Cloud. Today, I am releasing version 1.3.0 of the XenDesktop Farm Migration Tool which now has support for Citrix Cloud. The migration functionality of the tool can now migrate a VM from […]

Citrix Cloud Migration Tool

As part of SYN209, I talked about migrating to Citrix Cloud and how Citrix really don’t provide any tools to assist customers will moving their farms from on prem to Citrix Cloud. As a result of my own work with Citrix Cloud, I went about creating a number of tools that would help with this […]

Manage Citrix Cloud and On Prem with a single PowerShell SDK

At Synergy recently, Paul and I gave a demo of the updated XenDesktop Farm Migration tool which now supports migrating VM’s from on prem to Citrix Cloud. Leading up to our session, we heard some conversations where people stated that you cannot install the XenApp and XenDesktop Remote PowerShell SDK and the regular PowerShell SDK’s […]

XenDesktop Farm Migration Utility Update – Version 1.2

This feature enhancement has been on the cards for a while now, I have had several people ask for it but it is amazing how much having a new baby in the house can really eat up all your spare time! I finally got around to getting the code finalized and posted…

A Quick Script to Change the Published Name Variable

I had a common scenario come up the other day that I decided to finally expand my horizons a bit for and write a simple script.  Many thanks to Shane for walking me through it! Scenario: Users have multiple static VDI published to them, all in the same Delivery Group.  By default the Display Name […]

XenDesktop Farm Migration Utility Update – Version 1.1

When I first coded the XenDesktop farm migration tool, I only included support for XenDesktop 7.x, believing that most people would have upgraded to it by this stage. I guess I was wrong. Having received a good number of requests from people to add support for XenDesktop 5.6, I dutifully complied. The tool now has […]

XenDesktop Farm Migration Utility

Overview The XenDesktop Farm Migration Utility allows you to seamlessly migration VM’s between different XenDesktop farms. This can be done on a per VM basis or in batches of up to 500. As well as providing migration functionality, it can also be used for Disaster Recovery, allowing you to back up and restore your VM’s […]

The self-healing XenDesktop VM – Part 2

It’s taken me a bit longer to get around to posting the second part of this, apologies to those of you that have been waiting for it. I got a lot of great feedback and questions about the first part and there was a certain commonality among the questions. In my code, after determining that […]