Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Playing with nVIDIA GRID on VMware and Citrix accelerated graphics remoting solutions – Get Started User Guides

{Firstly, apologies to all the readers for the delay in sharing this through my blog though it is available online. Thought before it disappears online or the URLs goes missing or bad, i should record it in my blog.} I … Continue reading

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Netscaler Access Gateway v11 fails to connect to storefront due to TLSv1.2 schannel errors

Scenario On a recent customer deployment, I came across this issue where externally, using access gateway connecting to the citrix environment failing, it passed the LDAP authentication stage and then redirection to the backend storefront (LB/server) was not happening, the … Continue reading

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Part4: GPU-VDI deep dive – Types of 3D Rendering offered by Horizon View

Software – Basic soft 3D (Enable 3D support under VM Edit Settings) Hardware – third-party GPU card configured on server hardware and then rendered via vSGA(one GPU to many users/VMs i.e. 1:n) or vDGA (one GPU to one user/VM i.e. … Continue reading

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Part3: GPU-VDI deep dive – Post install GPU driver verification

Post NVIDIA driver (VIB) installation verification [Exit Maintenance Mode] SSH to the ESXi host, use the command gpuvm to see if the hypervisor is able to detect the GPU memory capacity. Below is an example for your reference. If GPU … Continue reading

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Part2: GPU VDI deep dive – Installing GPU driver on hypervisor(ESXi)

Installing async drivers on ESXi 5.x (2005205) Async drivers are developed by third-party vendors and are subjected to the VMware certification process. They are released in a ESXi software package called a vSphere Installation Bundle (VIB). Recommended Method: Existing ESXi … Continue reading

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Part1: GPU-VDI deep dive – Get Started

Testing NVIDIA GPU (Quadro4000) with Horizon View 5.2 This part of the GPU powered VDI series contains the initial gathering of software, drivers and knowing the power of the GPU card being used in your testing. In my testing, I … Continue reading

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vCenter default SSL certificate : Install Certificate is either not present or greyed out

Scenario When you try to import the vCenter Server default SSL certificate into the physical store of the XenDesktop Controller machine, you may find the ‘Install Certificate’ button either not present in the View Certificate window or is greyed out. … Continue reading

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