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Citrix Policy Processing and Application Order

Citrix Policy Processing and Application Order Active Directory Integration (Citrix Policy Integration) Citrix Studio Policies Stored in Citrix Studio backend Site Database GPMC, Active Directory (Citrix Recommended Best Practice, majority) Stored in Active Directory Installs extensions Citrix Policy Processing (Policy Precedence) Processes from the bottom on up Local GPMC (gpedit), Citrix Policies, Site AD/GPO Policies, Domain…
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Microsoft Group Policy Best Practices

Microsoft Group Policy Best Practices When configuring Group Policies, focus on your end goals What are you trying to accomplish? Tasks at hand? Having direct vision and set of needs/requirements before the actual setup/configuration process is ever started. Big Issues (Common Issues, What to Avoid) GPOs are created over time and not well documented You…
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Citrix Provisioning Services Network Boot Process

Citrix Provisioning Services Network Boot Process VM/Target Device is powered on Device BIOS configured to perform a network boot (PXE/Network Boot) Network IP Helper(s) Used to extend the limitations of DHCP By default, DHCP services are only able to allow target devices to send out a network broadcast limited to only the network/VLAN that it…
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Citrix PVS 7.6 Database Planning and Requirements

Citrix PVS 7.6 Database Planning and Requirements Only one database is needed or allowed to be associated to a new Citrix PVS Farm. Microsoft SQL Database Services are the only allowed/compatible DB technology product for use with PVS 7.6. The following MS SQL database editions are supported when back-ending a Citrix PVS (Provisioning Services) 7.6…
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Citrix Receiver Single Sign On Configuration (Part 2/2)

Citrix Receiver Single Sign On Configuration (Part 2/2) Receiver, SSO Configuration Process (Primary Focus of this Article) Step 5 - Installing Citrix Receiver using the /includeSSON command line switch (Details Explained Later) Step 5 - Installing Citrix Receiver using the /includeSSON command line switch (Details Explained Later) Step 5A - Manual Install Process and Configuration, Command-Line Configuration…
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Citrix Receiver Single Sign On Configuration (Part 1/2)

Citrix Receiver Single Sign On Configuration (Part 1/2) Receiver, SSO Configuration Process (Primary Focus of this Article) Step 1 - Enable and Configure Authentication Pass-Through under StoreFront environment To be configured and validated at this point in time. Step 2 - Adding Trust Relationships via PowerShell on environment DDC (Controllers) Step 3 - Needing to be…
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