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

Introducing Cloud Cache

Posted by Gabe Knuth on May 2, 2018 8:07:14 AM

One of the reasons I joined FSLogix was because of their roadmap, so I’m very excited to be here while we launch what I think is one of the most useful products I’ve ever seen: Cloud Cache. For FSLogix, Cloud Cache is the result of thousands of development hours building, from the ground up, a technology that satisfies our customers’ requests while at the same time adding unprecedented new features and immediate value for any company that’s using Windows desktops today.

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Topics: DaaS, profile containers, Office 365, OneDrive, Cloud Cache

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 host your FSLogix profiles and Office data in Amazon S3 storage

Posted by Jim Moyle on Nov 6, 2017 11:30:05 AM

Hosting your data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) can be a very inexpensive way to provide storage for your organisation. This solution is also not necessarily confined to the use case of having both desktops and profiles in AWS due to the caching mechanisms AWS provides.

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Topics: profile containers, FSLogix Office 365 Container, Amazon Simple Storage Services

Citrix UPM Profiles to FSLogix Profiles Conversion Powershell Script

Posted by David Ott on Oct 25, 2017 12:50:09 PM

I moved from UPM to FSLogix earlier this year, and decided to write my own powershell script to convert the UPM profiles to .vhd.  FSLogix has its own conversion process (which I didn’t find a whole lot of info on), but I decided to create my own.

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Topics: XenDesktop, XenApp, profile containers, Powershell, Citrix UPM

FSLogix Profile Containers and Office 365 Containers Deployment Guide

Posted by Aaron Parker on Jul 31, 2017 12:01:26 PM

In this article, I’ll cover the considerations for deploying FSLogix Containers to provide a one-stop location for getting up and running quickly.

I’ve written previously on deploying Office 365 Containers and securing Profile Container and Office 365 Containers. This is an updated version of those articles in a single location with some additional information to make your deployment successful.

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Topics: profile containers, Office 365, Office 365 Containers, FSLogix

Cloud-based roaming profiles in Azure using FSLogix Profile Containers

Posted by Brandon Lee on Apr 4, 2017 2:00:30 PM

James Rankin, aka, TheAppSenseBigot, goes down the road to take some Windows 10 machines built from the same image to try to set up a cloud-based method for dealing with user profiles. He selects FSLogix Profile Containers for this task in order to keep it simple and straightforward.

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Topics: cloud, profile containers, roaming profiles, Azure, UPD

Securing FSLogix Profile and Office 365 Containers

Posted by Aaron Parker on Oct 6, 2016 12:18:03 PM

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Topics: profile containers, Office 365, security, Office 365 Containers

Onward and Upward - Potential Energy and GA Release of FSLogix Apps 2.6

Posted by Brandon Lee on Sep 21, 2016 2:09:42 PM

Atlanta, GA – September 2016 

Have you ever worked at a job that genuinely gets more thrilling with each passing day? They are few and far between but then there are times when you know you're nearing that edge of the event horizon, and you begin to experience that slow coursing feeling of anticipation, much like the climb to the top of a rollercoaster. As we continue our ascent at FSLogix, we strive to maintain an accord with our core principles and culture, by providing unique, yet simple solutions that will define the digital workspaces of tomorrow.

That sums up how it feels to be at FSLogix right now and today is no different. I get to share a peek (pun intended) with you, the reader, inside our latest GA release of FSLogix Apps 2.6. But what makes this release highlight reel worthy? Well, along with our Office 365 Container, released in FSLogix Apps 2.5, which saw the industries first drop-in solution for Office 365 that enabled critical functionality on virtual desktops, we’ve added some really cool stuff to our ever-growing, yet focused, feature set. 

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Topics: profile containers, User Profiles, Office 365, FSLogix Office 365 Container, java version control

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

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