HowTo: Update Citrix Workspace Environment Management from 4.x to 4.4 (v4.04.00.00)

A short HowTo about the Citrix WEM Upgrade process for version 4.4

Download Citrix WEM 4.4 (v4.04.00.00) here:
https://www.citrix.com/downloads/xenapp-and-xendesktop/components/workspace-environment-management-44.html

What’s new:
https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/workspace-environment-management/current-release/whats-new.html

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Fix: Google Chrome Enterprise 58.0.3029.96 breaks on XenApp 6.5 / Windows Server 2008 R2 – UPDATE

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On Tuesday the 2nd May 2107 Google published a new update for Google Chrome Enterprise 58.0.3029.96. After this update, nearly all of our XenApp 6.5 customers informed us, that Google Chrome stopped working for them. The browser itself opens, but it never displays any content:

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Tablacus Explorer is an awesome replacement for explorer.exe as a #XenApp published Application!

In XenApp projects you always face the challenge to decide whether to deploy a published Desktop or different published applications for the users. Many times you will have to use a combination of both. Especially in the published application use-case, you have to find a way to allow your users manage their files with a file explorer. This might not be a problem for Fat-Client users with their Windows 10 Notebooks inside the corporate LAN. Those can simply run their local file explorer and access smb shares.

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HowTo: Update Citrix Workspace Environment Management from 4.x to 4.2

A short HowTo about the Citrix WEM Upgrade process.

Download Citrix WEM 4.2 here:
https://www.citrix.com/downloads/xenapp-and-xendesktop/components/workspace-environment-management-42.html

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Update 20.09.2016: Citrix Receiver 7.1 for iOS fails with Error Number: 183

A few days ago, Citrix release a new version of Citrix Receiver for iOS. This version fails on several iOS devices with different iOS versions. Users can login and get their application listing, but as soon as an application is launched, you see the Error 183. On the affected devices you see the following two errors:

Apple devices affected by that problem are listed in the correspondent discussion. Citrix is aware of the problem and announced a bugfix version for the faulty Receiver.

As a workaround, you can install the Citrix Receiver named “R1” which is the old 6.1.5 Receiver from Citrix. They leave it in the AppStore in case of faulty updates.

Update 20.09.2016: The Citrix KB CTX216501 has been updated accordingly.

Release: XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 3 und XenApp 7.6 Feature Pack 2

Wie von Citrix bereits auf der Synergy im Frühjahr angekündigt, sind am 30.06.2015 die beiden neuen Feature Packs erschienen. Die Details anbei nur kurz zusammengefasst, da Citrix dazu selbst eine Menge Artikel veröffentlicht hat. Dieser Beitrag dient an dieser Stelle eher als Linksammlung, um sich alle relevanten Infos nicht selber zusammensuchen zu müssen. Continue reading “Release: XenApp 6.5 Feature Pack 3 und XenApp 7.6 Feature Pack 2”