Product: XenDesktop

  1. New Way of Selecting Sessions for Troubleshooting

    Consider the case where an administrator wants to select a user session and troubleshoot the session from the help desk page.  Prior to now, when an administrator came to the help desk page,  the default session was already selected.  So, in cases where a user needed  to search  through multiple sessions, it required the user to go back again and select the correct session.  To ...

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  2. 11 Million words about the Citrix Connector 7 for System Center

    In case you missed it, the Microsoft Solutions Team at Citrix recently announced the general availability of the Citrix Connector 7 for System Center.  The Connector provides a bridge between Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and XenApp and XenDesktop 7 (including the latest 7.6 release), enabling you to extend the use of Configuration Manager to your Citrix environments. With Citrix Connector, day-to-day operations can be unified ...

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  3. ESRI supports ArcGIS Pro for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop


    Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop: ESRI support ArcGIS Pro in virtualized environments “ArcGIS Pro provides an integrated platform for 2D and 3D visualization and analysis. Pro has undergone extensive performance and scalability testing, especially in virtualized environments. Especially using the NVIDIA K1 and K2 graphics cards designed for virtualized environments.  To share this information with our users, we will be publishing a series of blogs on the ...

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  4. Provisioning Services Failover: Myth Busted!


    For a long time if you asked many experts in the field how long it takes for a Provisioning Services (PVS) server to failover, many would have cited an old case study where it took 8 minutes to failover approximately 1500 VMs. This was quite long ago and much has changed over the years so we wanted to see if failover time still plays a ...

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  5. Citrix Director 7.6 Deep-Dive Part 2: Support for XenApp 6.5

    Citrix has brought back IMA Support  to allow users to troubleshoot XenApp 6.5 (IMA) sessions with enhanced features in Director 7.6. In addition to providing a short list of the available features of Director 7.6 with IMA architecture, I've created this post to detail and outline each feature. Features: Activity Manager for XenApp 6.5 Delegated Admin support Shadow Session Machine Details Panel Session Details Panel Personalization Panel HDX panel Global User Session Search across ...

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  6. XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 Security: FIPS 140-2 and SSL to VDA


    In the recent Citrix announcement of XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 the security features “FIPS Compliance” and “Common Criteria” were prominently featured.  This post describes one of the major building blocks to these achievements: enabling TLS/SSL support in XenApp and XenDesktop, all the way from endpoint Receiver, through the Gateway and onto the hosted session or workstation. The need for FIPS compliance in the Federal market has ...

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  7. 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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  8. Why Service Providers Choose Citrix For Desktops-as-a-Service

    Service Providers Choose Citrix for end user experience, trusted brand

    Technology that works – from a trusted vendor.  As part of the Global DaaS Market Trends survey, Citrix asked the 2,600 partners in the Citrix Service Provider program why they choose to work with Citrix. The answers were consistent with the user-focused experience and brand integrity that Citrix strives to achieve every day. The second most popular answer was that Citrix is a well-trusted brand. Citrix ...

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  9. Citrix Ready Technical Webinar: Learn how to Secure Mobile Printing with UniPrint

    Join us to learn how to ensure all highly mobile knowledge-workers print securely. During this 30 minute webinar, you will learn how UniPrint Infinity can: Enable secure printing within XenDesktop/XenApp in minutes Allow mobile Guest Users to gain access to your network printers securely on demand Keep track of all users printing statistics and monitor for irregularities Help configure a highly available printing infrastructure without spending a fortune Date:Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Time: 11.00 ...

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  10. 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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