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  • CUGC Great Lakes XL 2019

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    CUGC Great Lakes XL 2019 ​On September 26, 2019, the Chicago, Fox Valley, Madison and Milwaukee CUGC chapters joined forces again, this time at Miller Park in Milwaukee for the 2nd annual CUGC Great Lakes XL. This year, we had some great speakers: DJ Eshelman, Ron Oglesby, Theresa Miller, Ryan Butler & Jarian Gibson. Thank you to all of our amazing ...

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    Members of the Month   Chris Jeucken CTA Alphen aan den Rijn , NL Chris Twiest CTA Dieren , NL    What Citrix technologies are most important to your work? Chris Jeucken : I am an EUC consultant for ConoScenza in the Netherlands. I spend most of my time designing and deploying EUC environments for our customers. ...

  • CUGC Named A Top EUC Event

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    Posted In: CUGC News Blogs

    CUGC Named A Top EUC Event! We have more good news to share–only a few weeks after our own community survey delivered us important and very positive feedback. ( See Tobias Kreidl’s great summary here .) Now we’ve learned of a second survey of IT professionals with additional good news for CUGC and the entire Citrix Community. The team at VDI Like ...

  • SoCal XL 2019 Recap

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    SoCal XL 2019 Recap Thanks to your support and participation, we were able to pull off a great event in San Diego, CA for the EUC Community!       In title, this was the #SoCalXL, but we are excited to say there was great representation from the greater Southwest region. We had participants flying out from as far as Las Vegas for the event ...

  • SDX 15000 Bundle Upgrade Fail

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    Posted In: Expert Insights Blogs

    Citrix ADC SDX 15000 Bundle Upgrade Fail Environment: Citrix ADC SDX 11.1 Build 61.112 (brand new appliance that came with 11.1 out of the box). Issue: After uploading Bundle 13.0 Build 36.27 to the SDX, I attempted to upgrade the SDX appliance. According to article https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/citrix-hardware-platforms/sdx/supported-versions.html ...

  • 2019 Community Survey Results Overview

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    Posted In: CUGC News Blogs

    2019 Community Survey Results Overview Our first community survey is finished. We thank the 600+ members who took it! Your input is a big help, and we are very pleased with those of you who made the effort to provide feedback.   Before we get into the specifics, we want to say that while the Steering Committee is sharing the results, they ...

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    Automating Citrix Cloud & Windows Virtual Desktop by Chris Jeucken and Chris Twiest (See the script in action! Watch  the webinar recording for a demo and discussion around the script.) Introduction The year 2019 has been all about Windows Virtual Desktop. If you are even slightly active in the IT circles on social media, you have ...

  • Citrix Converge - Post Event Recap

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    This post is a collaborative recap by CTAs Preston Gallwas and Martin Therkelsen Citrix Converge wrapped up on October 3 rd , 2019 at the Citrix campus in Santa Clara, California. The event was a first of its kind and, as Citrix put it, is the first step in creating a community of developers that are engaged and prepared to take advantage of the ...

  • Midwest XL 2019 Recap

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    CUGC Midwest XL 2019 Cincinnati–home of the Reds, Skyline Chili and my adopted hometown–hosted the Second Annual Midwest XL. The Great American Ballpark, located off the mighty banks of the Ohio River, serves as the home of the Cincinnati Reds (baseball’s first professional team) and the now-legendary Midwest XL. The event brought together attendees ...

  • October 2019 – Jon Bucud

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    Member of the Month  JON BUCUD San Diego, CA, USA      What Citrix technologies are most important to your work? Our firm leans heavily on Citrix NetScal..err...Citrix ADC to provide reliable, secure, context-aware access to applications–whether that's RGRD's  in-house eDiscovery platform, secure ...

  • Q3 2019 Review of Ireland CUGC

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    Q3 2019 Review of Ireland CUGC This year has totally flown by. Can you believe that the Q3 meeting for CUGC in Ireland has already completed? I usually write a brief overview of the day's antics over on ronnie.ie but this one is going out out on CUGC to see if we can reach some more Citrix community fans and to find out if they like what ...

  • CUGC Women in Tech Update: Adding Men to the Mentorship Support Team Our Women In Technology Mentorship Program has continued to grow and evolve over the past few years, and we're proud of the mentees who have steadily worked on and achieved their professional development and technological goals throughout each mentorship class. After our webinar ...

  • Windows Server 2019, Citrix VDA and the Broken, Not-so-Fast Reconnect If you’re using Windows Server 2019 with Citrix Virtual Apps, you may have a problem with users reconnecting to disconnected sessions that have idle timed out. I believe the adoption rate of Windows Server 2019 is low, and that's why this issue remains relatively unknown. ...

  • Citrix Files, Azure AD and Single Sign-On In my last post, I talked about how to ensure access to a VDI in Azure without any re-authentication using Azure AD. Here it is if you missed it:  https://www.mycugc.org/blogs/wendy-gay/2019/07/23/citrix-cloud-citrix-workspace-experience-and-feder. I wanted to follow on from that blog and show you how to ...

  • Citrix Workspace Service Setup

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    Posted In: Expert Insights Blogs

    Citrix Workspace Service Setup As I am going through my first Citrix Cloud/Workspace/CVAD deployment, I thought I'd blog the process I go through to configure Workspace. This blog post will get updated as I go and discover more about Workspace.   After authenticating into your Citrix Cloud instance, browse to Workspace Configuration   ...

  • Please Take Our Community Survey

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    Posted In: CUGC News Blogs

    Dear Citrix Community: Yes, it’s a survey. But this one is different! It is brief, with short questions.  It is all about you, our members. That’s right – no marketing or sales questions. Not only that, we’ll listen. We want to make CUGC the best it can be and you can help us do that better than anyone. To top it off, you can enter a drawing for ...

  • CTP and CTA Application Now Open!

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    CTP and CTA Application Now Open! Are you interested in being more involved with other like-minded individuals who are Citrix technologists and are also huge fans & advocates of Citrix? Well, today is your lucky day! We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the CTP and CTA classes of 2020! The application window will remain ...

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    Have PowerShell Keep Your Confidential Information…Confidential! As an IT professional, you have no doubt needed to run processes with elevated privileges. PowerShell makes it quite easy with the Get-Credential cmdlet: $creds = Get-Credential This pops up a window for you to securely enter your credentials: You can then use the credentials ...

  • September 2019 – Theresa Miller

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    Member of the Month  THERESA MILLER Helenville, WI, USA      What Citrix technologies are most important to your work? Citrix Cloud and Citrix Virtual Apps (XenApp) . Tell us about a recent tech problem that Citrix technology helped you solve. I recently helped an enterprise POC Citrix ...

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    In the past, I’ve spent countless hours trying to translate ADMX/ADML files into corresponding registry settings. So it’s welcome that Citrix WEM Service and WEM v1909 on-premises introduce the ability to migrate GPO settings to WEM. You can read about it here Support for migrating Group Policy Objects (GPOs) from the Citrix docs and here Migrating ...