Monthly Archives: February 2009

Creating and Deploying a Citrix Template on VMWare ESX

Similar to my other related posts, this is specific to my operating environment and may not fit all. However, the best practices referenced here should help in most environments. Please note, we use the drive remapping (C –> M) as … Continue reading

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Citrix on VMWare ESX

Although these guidelines are created using the following environment, these standards should apply to just about any Terminal Services-based virtual environment (XenApp 5, Quest vWorkspace 6, 2X, Windows 2008 TS, etc.): VMWare ESX 3.5 Update 2 Virtual Center 2.5 Windows … Continue reading

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ESX Virtual Machine Best Practices

My primary focus is server-based computing, specifically Citrix Presentation/XenApp Server. With a stronger push for virtualization in most market segments, I’ve seen mixed results for virtualizing Citrix on VMWare. Several vendors and consultants have recommended using XenServer (now from Citrix, … Continue reading

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