Citrix App Layering and FSLogix: Better Together!

Posted by Robb Shaw on May 4, 2018 1:31:12 PM

Prior to joining FSLogix I was a Solutions Architect for Unidesk, and eventually Citrix, after they acquired the company in 2017. With that acquisition, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop gained a powerful tool to aid in reducing the effort required to manage images. Now called Citrix App Layering, I was able to see firsthand how Citrix customers benefitted from it by creating one main OS layer that could be managed and updated separately, but still be applied to many different desktop images. This capability also extends to applications and various platform elements to allow easy assignment and rollback.

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Topics: Application Masking, java version control, Application Layering, Citrix

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

Dynamic License Management and Application Access Control for Virtual Sessions

Posted by Brandon Lee on Nov 18, 2016 11:55:58 AM

Moderated by Dr. Benny Tritsch, this joint webinar with FSLogix Technical Alliance Partner DeviceTRUST, provides a deep dive into context aware endpoint devices and their effect on dynamic license management and application access control when combined with FSLogix. In other words, deviceTRUST provides monitoring of endpoints through context awareness and uses policy/admin defined triggers that provide FSLogix Apps the ability to control application access on those endpoint devices in virtual sessions. WATCH NOW

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Topics: Image Masking, Application Masking, license management, deviceTRUST, FSLogix

Profile Container and Office 365 Container - Quick Start Guides

Posted by Brandon Lee on Sep 7, 2016 10:04:33 AM

How simple is it to configure and test FSLogix Profile Containers and Office 365 Containers? Answer: About the same amount of time it would take you to read this brief little blurb on our Quick Start Guides. Here are the links to all of our Quick Start Guides:

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Topics: Application Masking, java version control, profile containers, Office 365 Containers

Application Masking Quick Start Guide

Posted by Brandon Lee on Aug 30, 2016 11:49:00 AM

As part of implementing any new piece of software or technology, I often get so excited with the functionality that I completely bypass the instruction manual/admin guide, and dive right in! Although there are some obvious pitfalls to foregoing these guides, who has the time or discipline these days for such a mundane task, am I right?

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Topics: Image Masking, Application Masking, Quick Start Guide

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