Yearly Archives: 2014

Using the default VMWare vCenter certificate in XenDesktop

I ran into an error the other day while trying to set up XenDesktop with VMWare vSphere 5.5 following the guide on blogs.citrix.com using the default VMWare vCenter certificate. I tried the first suggestion where I was supposed to download the cacert.pem from “C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\SSL” on the vCenter machine. There were no such file there so I went for a suggestion in the comment field in the article and tried to use the rui.crt. This did not help either. Another option that were told in this article was to download and install…

How to combine XenApp and XenDesktop licenses in XenDesktop 7

Back again with a post regarding Citrix Licensing. The story behind this post is that during the last few years some customers running XenApp chose to buy some XenDesktop licenses instead of more XenApp lisenses since that made them able to use VDI for a small group of their users and still use the included XenApp licenses that came with XenDesktop in their existing terminal server environment. ( it has to be same versjon i.e Enterprise or Platinum.) With the arrival of XenDesktop 7 and the fusion of XenApp and…