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FSLogix takes home Best of Citrix Synergy 2018 New Technology and Best of Show Awards for Cloud Cache

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 11, 2018 2:11:17 PM

Citrix Synergy 2018 in Anaheim, CA marked yet another milestone achievement, where FSLogix was proud to receive the prestigious Best of Citrix Synergy 2018 New Technology and Best of Show awards for Cloud Cache!

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Topics: Citrix Synergy, Cloud Cache, Best of Synergy

Using FSLogix Profile Containers as a Workspace Repository

Posted by Brandon Lee on May 8, 2018 11:22:08 AM

Industry expert, Matthias Schlimm, recently shared his experience using FSLogix Profile Containers during a Nutanix VDI PoC, in the Expert Insights blog space at mycugc.org. During the PoC, Matthias deployed the VMs with MCS from XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR CU1 Test Environment, which worked very smoothly. However, the Customer had PVS running for their Production XenApp Environment, but PVS Version 7.13 does not support Nutanix's native hypervisor AHV. Suffice to say, there were some challenges that needed to be addressed.

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Topics: profile containers, Nutanix

Using FSLogix to Implement Scale Out File Server (SOFS) Backup Solution

Posted by Brandon Lee on Apr 10, 2018 12:22:05 PM

While working with FSLogix Profile and 365 Containers to support user personalization on Virtual Desktops, Leee Jeffries discovered Scale-Out-File-Server (SOFS). The SOFS allows us to host files that are meant to be continuously available, but there is next to no information on backup solutions.

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Topics: FSLogix, Scale Out File Server, Backup Solution

Deployment Guide Video for FSLogix Profile Containers and Office 365 Containers

Posted by Brandon Lee on Mar 27, 2018 12:47:49 PM

Microsoft MVP, Citrix CTP, and Solutions Architect for Insentra, Aaron Parker takes us through his Deployment Guide for FSLogix Profile Containers and Office 365 Containers, where he lays out a step-by-step process for installation and implementation.

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Topics: profile containers, Office 365 Containers, Aaron Parker, Insentra

How to manage device-based licensing on XenApp and RDSH using FSLogix Apps

Posted by Brandon Lee on Feb 20, 2018 11:37:58 AM

James Rankin and Kevin Howell, of HTGUK, recently published an article discussing the problems with per-device licensing on XenApp and RDSH and how to properly manage those issues with FSLogix App Masking. Using per-device licensed software on XenApp or RDSH servers can be a murky, annoying, costly pain. So how do we manage it without all these issues? 

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Topics: XenApp, license management, RDSH, Application Masking, FSLogix Apps, per-device licensing

E2EVC: Cool things you didn't know you can do with FSLogix

Posted by Brandon Lee on Feb 13, 2018 1:32:47 PM

Beers and Technology - is there anything better? In November of 2017 at E2EVC Barcelona, Dr. Benny Tritsch and Jim Moyle presented their session "Cool things you didn't know you can do with FSLogix." 

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Topics: E2EVC, Office 365, FSLogix Apps

Top 5 FSLogix Blogs of 2017

Posted by Brandon Lee on Dec 19, 2017 12:53:49 PM

With 2017 almost in the books, and many of us ready to spend the holidays with friends and family, what better time to reflect back on the Top 5 FSLogix Blogs of 2017. FSLogix would like to extend a special thanks to all of the industry experts that have contributed to the FSLogix Blog space. So without further ado, here are the Top 5 FSLogix Blogs of 2017:

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Topics: App-V, XenDesktop, XenApp, Azure, Office 365, OneDrive for Business, Outlook Search, FSLogix Blog

OneDrive for Business in multi-user environments with simulated single sign-on

Posted by Brandon Lee on Dec 11, 2017 2:29:47 PM

Implementing OneDrive for Business in multi-user environments has been a thorn in the side of many organizations, mainly due to the fact that Microsoft refuses to release and develop a client supporting multi-user environment. Citrix and Microsoft give the following recommendations:

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Topics: Office 365, FSLogix Office 365 Container, OneDrive for Business, single sign-on

How to use FSLogix Office 365 Containers with Ivanti/RES ONE Workspace

Posted by Brandon Lee on Dec 5, 2017 12:17:14 PM

In today's modern workspace we're seeing a shift towards running non-persistent environments. Devices run from a single Golden Image and user data is saved in roaming, streamed, or hybrid profiles. This has a lot of benefits, but it comes with a big drawback in managing the Microsoft Office 365 cache. In Chris Twiest's latest blog, Why you should use FSLogix Office 365 Containers and how to use them with Ivanti/RES ONE Workspace, he explains what the problems are, how FSLogix Office 365 Container solves them and how to integrate the solution into your Ivanti / RES ONE Workspace environment. 

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Topics: Office 365, Outlook, FSLogix Office 365 Container for Citrix, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Ivanti, RES ONE Workspace

How to mix FSLogix Office 365 Containers and Online Mode in non-persistent Citrix Environments

Posted by Brandon Lee on Nov 30, 2017 4:05:21 PM

Sometimes it makes sense to use online mode in non-persistent Citrix environments. In James Kindon's latest article, FSLogix or Office Online - Selective use in Non Peristent Environments, he breaks down the considerations of catering for environments where some need profile containers and Cached Exchange Mode, while online mode should suffice for the rest. He specified three easy to drive technologies to achieve this goal.

  • AppLocker
  • Restricted Groups
  • Citrix Workspace Environment Management
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Topics: Citrix, Office 365, Outlook, Cached Exchance Mode, FSLogix Office 365 Container, Citrix Workspace Environment, Online Mode

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