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Citrix® XenApp® 6.5 Expert Cookbook by Esther Barthel MSc

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Performing data store maintenance with DSMAINT and DSCHECK

This recipe will show you how to use the dsmaint.exe and dscheck.exe command-line tools to perform maintenance tasks on the Data Store and Local Host Cache (LHC) of a XenApp Farm.

Note

The dsmaint.exe command can be found at

C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\system32\Citrix\Ima

The dscheck.exe command can be found at

C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\system32

How to do it...

To perform maintenance tasks on the Data Store and Local Host Cache, perform the following steps:

  1. Open the command prompt by navigating to Start | Run | cmd.exe.
  2. Change the connection settings to the Data Store hosted on an SQL server with the following commands:
    net stop IMAService /y
    dsmaint config /user:<dbuser> /pwd:<dbpassword> ...

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