Tag Archives: XenApp

Framehawk and Thinwire – It’s all about the numbers

Recently Marius Sandbu (@msandbu) and I attended a conference by Citrix User Group Norway were I held a session regarding when and when not to use Framehawk Back home I decided to write two blogposts on the subject; Thinwire vs Framehawk – from a 1800ms latency perspective and Framehawk – Why, When and How The main point in the presentation was that although using Framehawk in situations when packet loss is tremendously better, Thinwire Advance will often be “enough” or even more useful when there is only latency involved This…

How to get full Insight (Edgesight) functionality in XenDesktop 7.1 App edition

A few days ago I created a blogpost regarding XenApp 6.5 and XenDesktop 7 License Compatibility. ( http://bit.ly/17iuKTK ) During my research I found that using XenApp Platinum licenses in a XenDesktop App edition environment, Provisioning Services were enabled as part of the Platinum license. I also mentioned that I believed Insight functionality as well would be “boosted” with use of these licenses, and today I followed up on that thought. The procedure to find this out were a lot easier than the last time. I started the environment configured with…

XenApp 6.5 and XenDesktop 7 License Compatibility

SINCE THE “RELAUNCH OF XENAPP” WITH VERSION 7.5, THIS ARTICLE IS SOMEWHAT OUTDATED. APP EDITION IS GONE AND ADVANCED EDITION IS BACK There has been a lot of confusion regarding XenDesktop 7 vs XenApp licensing since the release of XenDesktop 7 and there is hard to get any official and correct information regarding different licensing scenarios. As a Citrix Instructor and Solution Advisor at a Citrix Distributor in Norway, I get a lot of questions about XenDesktop 7 licensing and I believe it is about time to put this out…