Posts Tagged ‘AppDNA’

Should Citrix buy Lakeside Software?

Written by Ingmar Verheij on August 2nd, 2012. Posted in Citrix, Opinion article

Citrix Lakeside Software?Citrix has a history of buying companies to expand their product range (NetScaler, XenSource, App-DNA, etc.) and to improve their existing products (sepagoProfiles aka Citrix User Profiles, Ems-Cortex aka Citrix CloudPortal Services, Kaviza aka VDI-in-a-Box, etc.)

During Citrix Synergy Barcelona in 2011 Citrix announced the acquisition of App-DNA, resulting in the Citrix AppDNA product (rebranded from App-DNA AppTitude). With Citrix Synergy Barcelona 2012 coming in two months I wondered if Citrix should buy Lakeside Software and if they’ll announce it in Barcelona.

Install Citrix APPDNA with QuickDB on a non-system drive

Written by Ingmar Verheij on July 12th, 2012. Posted in AppDNA

There are two installers available for Citrix AppDNA (former App-DNA Apptitude). Depending on how big of a download you want to obtain and distribute internally, you can choose any of those two. Both installers will result in the same product:

  • AppDNA Enterprise Edition [288MB]
  • AppDNA Enterprise Edition with Quick DB Install [659MB]

The main difference between the two installers is that the ‘with Quick DB install’ includes a database dump of OS images, where you otherwise would have to download and import the OS images manually (which will take around 2 hours).

Howto: Citrix AppDNA installation logfiles

Written by Ingmar Verheij on July 12th, 2012. Posted in AppDNA

If your having problems installing Citrix AppDNA (former App-DNA Apptitude) you’ll might struggle to find installation log files. This is because the logfiles aren’t created by default, you need to enable it by placing a marker file.


The installer checks if the file %Temp%\ActivateAppTitudeVerboseLog.txt exists: