Useful CTX Articles

My personal bookmarked lists of CTX articles I want to find (page under development)

Useful CTX Articles I refer to a lot:

CTX Articles I have authored/contributed to:

  • CTX202687 – HDX Graphics Modes – Which Policies Apply to DCR/Thinwire/H.264 – An Overview for XenDesktop/XenApp 7.6 FP3
  • CTX202319 – Multiple Monitors – Mouse Cursor Jumping Around, Out-of-sync if DPIs of Monitors Are Not Matched
  • CTX202276 – Google Chrome Browser (Chrome 45 and upwards) Blocks GPU Acceleration with XenApp on Windows 2012 R2/2008 R2
  • CTX202246 – Cursors Display Issues with Complex CAD Cursors (Example: Autodesk and PTC Creo) in RDP and HDX in XenDesktop/XenApp 7.6 FP2 or Earlier
  • CTX202231 – Flickering Icons or Start Menu Objects on Windows Server 2008 R2 when using H.264 or Compatibility Encoder Graphics Modes
  • CTX201804 – Intermittent Connection Failures/Black Screen Issues when Connecting from Multi-monitor Client Machines to Windows 7 VDA with VDA 7.x on vSphere/ESXi
  • CTX202160 – HDX Benchmarking: Known incompatibilities and caveats with third-party benchmarks
  • CTX202148 – Changes in Experimental Support for XenApp and Multiple GPUs
  • CTX202149 – Known Issues or Configuration Reasons: OpenGL/DirectX/GPU Acceleration Not Used
  • CTX202109 – Desktop Session Start Slowly or Fails to Start from Linux Receiver
  • CTX202106 – How to Publish Chrome Browser for XenApp so that GPU Acceleration is Enabled
  • CTX202084 – Internet Explorer 9: Hardware Acceleration Does Not Work in Some Virtualization Environments (including vSphere/ESXi)
  • CTX202066 – GPU-accelerated OpenGL on Amazon Web Services (AWS G2 instances) with NVIDIA GRID K520/K340 No Longer Works
  • CTX202065 – Mozilla Firefox Blocks GPU Acceleration for WebGL with XenApp on Windows 2012 R2/2008 R2
  • CTX202010 – Internet Explorer is Not GPU-accelerated When Virtualized on XenServer 6.2
  • CTX201968 – Accessing ICA RTT Metrics for Citrix HDX and XenDesktop and XenApp
  • CTX201851 – A “Yellow Bang” is Displayed on the Standard VGA Adapter on Windows 7 When Using XenServer and Citrix WDDM Driver
  • CTX201802 – FAQ: HDX Extra Color Compression (ECC) Policy in XenApp and XenDesktop
  • CTX201696 – Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp – Support for Monitors Including 4K Resolution and Multi-monitors
  • CTX201226 – How to Update RAM or CPU within MCS Catalog (see also http://www.christopherkeim.com/2015/02/new-script-xenserver-vm-memory_14.html Loads of scripts to do this available http://blogs.citrix.com/2014/09/10/scripting-automating-vm-operations-on-xenserver-using-powershell/)
  • CTX200390 – Power Settings in XenServer 6.5: C-states, Turbo and CPU Frequency Scaling; supersedes my original article for older XS (available here)
  • CTX136426 – Alternative to xenstore_client.exe: How to Access XenStore Information Using WMI Interface
  • CTX135033 – Performance Monitoring Enhancements Pack for XenServer 6.1

Internal CTX articles (mostly HDX) – need a Citrite login to get the HDX secrets!

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