Office 365 ProPlus now officially supported on Windows Server 2019 + release of FSLogix

Today Microsoft made a huge announcement for the EUC community: Office 365 ProPlus now officially supported on Windows Server 2019 and FSLogix is now available for everyone who is entitled!

You can find the official announcement from Microsoft here: Improving the Office app experience in virtual environments

Additionally Microsoft finally releases a slightly rebranded version of the FSLogix Full suite which is now called Microsoft FSLogix and doesn’t need a license key anymore. Also the versioning has been changed, to reflect the style of several other Microsoft of Citrix products with now 4 digits,the first 2 digits refer to the year, and the last 2 digits refer to the month. The version being now is called 1907. Check out if you’re eligible. You must be licensed for one of the following Microsoft products: Continue reading “Office 365 ProPlus now officially supported on Windows Server 2019 + release of FSLogix”

New Citrix Software as of June 2019: CVAD 1906, WEM 1906 and Workspace app 1905

Yesterday Citrix released several new versions of their software

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 1906 (formerly XenApp)

Download: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/citrix-virtual-apps-and-desktops/product-software/citrix-virtual-apps-and-desktops-1906.html
What’s new: https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/citrix-virtual-apps-desktops/whats-new.html

Examples of new features:
  • Several Command-Line changes
  • Citrix Director Session Auto Reconnect Logging
  • Optimization for Microsoft Teams

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HowTo: Publish the classic Printers folder in Citrix virtual Apps and Desktops

Starting with Windows Server 2012 R2 Citrix Administrators have to face the problem, that the new Device And Printers view doesn’t work as expected. Connected network printers are invisible. To face that issue, it is a valid workaround to publish the classic Printers Folder.

Starting with Windows Server 2012 R2 Citrix Administrators have to face the problem, that the new Device And Printers view doesn’t work as expected. Connected network printers are often not visible, or to bring it on point: Invisible to the end user. There are several sources on the internet, that describe this pain, for example:

To face that issue, it is a valid workaround to publish the classic Printers Folder known from Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, to your end users. In this view, the problem with the invisible printers doesn’t exit. Additionally we give the users the possibility to get access to the session network printer mapping and the default printer settings.

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