My Attempt To Install SSMS on Citrix….Pass (Part Two)
Yesterday I told you about my failed attempt to install SSMS for SQL Server 2008 R2 as a Citrix application and the failure that ensued. My apologies for making you wait a day for the solution, but I was rushed with another production issue yesterday and decided to break this into two posts for dramatic effect.
I found the following solution on several websites including Microsoft:
You need to change the following registry key locations:
Change the values of SP and SPIndex to 1 and SPName to SP1. The original values in my case were 0 and RTM, respectively. This is a strange issue because Visual Studio 2008 was never installed on this machine.
I hope this helps! Enjoy!
My Attempt To Install SSMS on Citrix….Fail
I had a goal in mind: install SSMS on Citrix so that if I had to look at one of my SQL servers, I would not need to remote desktop into my desktop or the server itself, in case I needed to look at multiple servers. I wanted just to set up SSMS on the Citrix server as an application so that I could quickly assess problems and avoid redecorating my three monitors when the icons get squished down into one RDP session.
I downloaded the 2008 R2 SSMS installer from Microsoft instead of using my media. After running the installer, I get the following error: