Product: Citrix Receiver

  1. What’s new for XenApp and XenDesktop with UPS 7.6!

    Check out the new printing chapter in the Virtual Desktop Handbook for lots of information and design advice!

    Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 included the release of a new version of the Citrix Universal Print Server, UPS 7.6; with this release our test results showed very significant improvements in the software, including: Stability at a sustained load of about 50 print jobs per minute Excellent recovery from periods of stress/overload Protocol efficiency optimizations (reduced chattiness) resulting in a better user experience (opening the Print dialog is about 6 ...

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  2. Gateway Integration with StoreFront Lessons Learned

    The purpose of this post is to dive a little deeper into the NetScaler Gateway settings with StoreFront, since this is another component that changed a lot from the Web Interface world.  As a quick reminder, with Web Interface, you could only define a single NetScaler Gateway (URL + callback pair) per site in the “Secure Access” settings and you had the option to either ...

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  3. Customizing Receiver for Web 2.6

    For those of you who have customized Receiver for Web 2.5, you will be delighted to know that the majority of your customization should still work after upgrading to StoreFront 2.6. In fact all of the examples presented in my previous blog article, Customizing Receiver for Web 2.5, work well with only one exception, which is "Example 6: Pre-Login and Post-Login Messages in Message Box." In this article, I'll ...

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  4. How to: Customize and Deploy Citrix Receiver

    Ever have trouble deploying Citrix Receiver to users? Unlike most of Citrix technologies, Citrix Receiver resides on client devices rather than centralized servers that are only accessible to administrators.  I've posted this blog article as a step-by-step guide for administrators who want to customize and deploy Citrix Receiver to client devices with little user interaction. Below is a high-level overview of the steps used in this ...

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  5. StoreFront Multi-Site Settings: Some Examples

    The purpose of this article is to dive a little into the StoreFront multi-site settings as another item that has changed a lot coming from Web Interface.  Within the Citrix Consulting organization, many of our customers are starting to make the transition to StoreFront from Web Interface, especially as our XenApp 6.5 customers are looking at migrations to 7.5 and 7.6.  We are seeing a ...

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  6. 25 reasons for a service provider to join the Citrix Service Provider program

    25 reasons to join Citrix Service Provider Program for hosting desktops, apps, mobile device management and file share and synch

    Why would a managed services provider, hosting provider or telco choose the Citrix Service Provider Program to expand business? There are a host of sales, marketing, and technical benefits associated with the Citrix Service Provider program that service providers will find immediately valuable.  It’s the 25th birthday of Citrix Systems, so in honor of 25 years of Citrix, here are 25 of our favorite Citrix Service ...

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  7. Learn how StoreFront 2.6 administration just got easier

    StoreFront 2.6 has made a number of improvements for administration, including GUI support for configuring the following: Domain dropdown list for logon form Mandatory store Receiver for Web session timeout Additionally, the following features are now configurable: Special folder redirection Receiver for Web multi-launch prevention This article describe these improvements in details. Domain Dropdown List for Logon Form To enable the domain dropdown in the previous releases of StoreFront, you have to edit web.config ...

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  8. What Subscriptions and Server Groups Mean for StoreFront Designs

    Within the Citrix Consulting organization, many of our customers are in the midst of transitioning from Web Interface to StoreFront or building new with StoreFront, which means there are a common set of configuration questions coming in from the field about how to design StoreFront.  By now we should all know it is not the same as Web Interface, right?   So the purpose of this ...

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  9. StoreFront 2.6 enables Mobile Workstyles, see what’s new

    Haven’t upgraded to StoreFront? It’s a great time to make the move. Citrix StoreFront 2.6 accompanies XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6.   It’s our most capable release to date and transitioning to StoreFront has never been easier. StoreFront can help you enable enterprise mobility, making it easy to work from anywhere, on any device.  It also provides the benefit of improved enterprise security and simplifies your XenApp and XenDesktop ...

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  10. The PIV and CAC enabled iPad – a truly mobile thin client

    How can you tell who is a federal employee when you’re at coffee joint or an airport? They’re the ones using bulky laptops, usually littered with asset tag stickers on the cover and desperately searching for an open electrical socket like a lost puppy. Or they’re answering e-mails on their Blackberry while texting their friends on an Android. The sad reality is this isn’t a ...

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