Citrix Audio Over UDP Dropping mid session

Citrix Audio Over UDP feature is great for improving audio performance in Citrix sessions and Ray Davis has a good article on how to get it working correctly link HERE. One issue I’ve come across recently is reports of audio failing to work mid-session. Often reported as audio dropping mid session.  The symptoms were if a user was in a call there the audio was working fine however after the call finished and another started all audio would drop from the session. No system audio, no voice app audio nothing. During the issue the audio devices attached to the Citrix session (headsets, mics speakers etc) were still showing as connected. After a bit of digging we found the cause to be two things. due to the UDP nature of the audio after a period of audio inactivity the audio over UDPRead More…

MDT Fails to resume on reboot (Failure 70)

When deploying with Microsoft Deployment Technology (MDT) and the task sequence fails to resume after a MDT initiated reboot take a look at the BDD.log. One of the last entries within that log may show errors registering “Microsot.BDD.Utility.dll” and will log it as error code 70. As the below example shows. RUN: regsvr32.exe /s “C:\Users\ADMINI~1\AppData\Local\Temp\Tools\x64\Microsoft.BDD.Utility.dll”  LiteTouch               FAILURE (Err): 70: CreateObject(Microsoft.BDD.Utility) – Permission denied            LiteTouch If so this can be caused by User Account Control (UAC) so ensure that UAC is disabled and in addition the following registry kRead More…