Citrix XenMobile 8.6 upgrade guide Part 1

Citrix announced today an update to their Xenmobile platform. 8.6 has some very nice feature enhancements and bug fixes. This feature includes updates for the Netscaler to 10.1, Build 120.1316.e:, App Controller and MDM updates. it also includes updated versions of the Worx suite of applications. In this post I’m going to go though updating…

All kinds of new Citrix Goodies

So we just purchased Xenmobile and are working on upgrading our environment to Storefront 2.0, Netscaler, PVS and XenDesktop 7.  I’m working on an upgrade guide for storefront (not very hard) and the bigger one to bit off in my lab is the upgrade to XD7 which as most readers of my blog should know…

McAfee Endpoint Encryption 7.0 – Fatal Error: [0xEE0E0001]

Ran into a fun issue last week. We have a fleet of laptops we needed to encrypt. Most of the mare made up of Dell Latitude e6420 and e6430 WITHOUT OPAL drives. We had several users call and state that their computers would not boot after the encryption process. They would get a error: “Fatal…

Citrix Powershell

I’m playing with Cirix powershell commandlets. Very nice. Open a command prompt on your citrx server and use this to access them: %SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -NoExit -ImportSystemModules As for what commands are available I just dumped them to a text file to see. Most of them seem to have good detailed help as well. To dump the…

SCCM 2012 – Device Collections

Working IT in health care means we sometimes have to deal with some crazy (sometimes over the top) requirements for data protection. In this case I am being required to encrypt all of our clinical laptops that might contain PHI. So how do I find and track all the machines that need to be encrypted…