[THIN] Re: XenApp 6.5 optimization

  • From: Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 14:18:13 -0700

That being said, we found an issue with one of the tweaks in Citrix's Best
Practices Guide.  Needless to say, that tweak is no longer in the guide.

However, with that being said, we do use the Citrix recommended tweaks and
because it came from Citrix when can still get support.

Joe

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Andrew Wood
<andrew.wood@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Indeed, - “Over tweaking complicates the environment more than it needs
> too”.
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> Set it up, test and measure – if that’s acceptable – move on:
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> Remember, the RDS team put a lot of effort into 2008R2 and 2k8R2 in
> general has a lot of improvements – you’ve a completely new platform, don’t
> repeat the 5 monkey story.
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Joe Shonk
> *Sent:* 12 July 2012 18:28
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: XenApp 6.5 optimization
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> Which one?  I would be careful of the Win 2003/XA 5 tweaks as much has
> changed. Things like disabling the Firewall services (at the services
> layer, not via policy) will cause all kinds of problems.  Not just with
> RDS, but things like print and clusters too.
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> Today, increasing user density isn't as important as it once was.  Over
> tweaking complicates the environment more than it needs too.  There is
> something to be said about keeping it simple. Invest that time into
> User environment management, policy management and something like App-V.
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> Joe
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> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 8:10 AM, Tom Sorenson <tsorenson99@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
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> I'm wondering if there are any optimization tweaks necessary beyond what
> is in the Citrix Consulting Services published guide
> http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX131577
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> I'm seeing quite a few people advocating using tweaks we did in the
> Windows 2003 / XenApp 5.0 world.
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> The lists thoughts and suggestions would be most appreciated.
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> Regards,
> Tom
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