Tag: receiver

  1. UDP Audio Through A NetScaler Gateway

    Citrix Receiver can now use User Datagram Protocol (UDP) to support audio remoting of a XenDesktop session through a Netscaler Gateway. This document is a distilled version of the discussion that can be found here. Environment Client/Citrix Receiver You must be using Citrix Receiver 4.2 or later. (In my environment, I have a Windows 8.1 client running Windows Receiver 4.2.0.10). Use Edit Group Policy (locally or at domain level) to make ...

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  2. Receiver X1 APIs

    X1Customized

        This blog is a break from the format of the rest of the series to give a quick list of all the APIs available for customization. I’m choosing to give this out in blog format to emphasise that this is the tentative API set. Please give feedback, so we can adjust as needed by V1 – at which point it will get more formal documentation. The ...

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  3. Scripting X1

    X1Customized

    We finished the last blog with a quick script example. Script scares people – after all this is real programming, and indeed you can do some very advanced stuff – but the basics are pretty simple, and I’ll be giving some cookie cutter examples as we go. To reiterate the example from last time, we added an “acceptance” dialog to the start of X1. Here was the ...

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  4. X1 Customization: Going deeper with CSS

    X1Customized

    This is my third blog post in a series related to the Receiver X1 Tech Preview. We have shared some background about X1 and practical tips to deploy X1. In this post we will dive deeper on how to customize with CSS.   CSS The key to customization in X1 is Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). This is a standard part of the HTML specification familiar to web developers. ...

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  5. Deploying and Branding Receiver X1

    Deploying and Branding a Custom Page for Receiver X1

      This is my second blog post in a series related to the Tech Preview of Receiver X1. In my first, I provided  background and explained the rational behind X1. This blog is more practical - a step-by-step guide to help you deploy X1. I’ll also show you how to make some simple but powerful customizations to brand X1 to your company colors. The Tech Preview download ...

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  6. JPEG Compression – Recognising The Artefacts to Help Tune HDX for XenDesktop and XenApp

    Left JPEG'd text; Right: lossless

    Citrix HDX and HDX 3D Pro technologies use a multitude of compression technologies and codecs to support an enormous range of hardware, end-points, operating systems and network connections for XenDesktop and XenApp. Our technologies are adaptive so most of the time you will be unaware if we are changing technologies under-the-hood to support your particular systems, application usage and network conditions. The administrator has control ...

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  7. CDFMonitor is Now Open Source

    CDFMonitor - the Swiss Army knife of CDF trace collection

    Today, we are pleased to announce that CDFMonitor - the Swiss Army knife of CDF trace collection - is being released as an open source project under the MIT license. CDFMonitor was originally developed for CDF trace collection in specific situations that weren't covered by existing tools. As its functionality has grown and its performance improved over the years, it has become one of the ...

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  8. New Receiver Desktop Lock 4.2 adds versatility

    Desktop Lock

    New Receiver, new Desktop Lock. Our original Desktop Lock works with Receiver for Windows 3.4 Enterprise to lock-down thin clients and re-purposed computers for access to virtual desktops.  The new 'Receiver Desktop Lock’ is designed specifically to do the same with Receiver for Windows 4.2. You install Receiver 4.2 followed by Receiver Desktop Lock. When users start their device, their virtual desktop starts.  There is no access ...

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  9. Improved Diagnostic and Support is now available in the Receiver for Mac 11.9

    Receiver for Mac Logging

    It's here! The long-awaited Receiver for Mac 11.9 has been released. Along with full support for OSX 10.10 (Yosemite), a simplified Desktop Viewer and a nice redesign of the multiple monitor support, I am most excited about the improved diagnostic logging and support.     Previously, to enable logging in the Receiver for Mac, the user had to run complex commands at the Terminal window on the Mac. With ...

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  10. Enhanced Logging coming to Receiver for Mac 11.9

    Enable Receiver for Mac Logging

    In an effort to improve troubleshooting and reduce resolution time Citrix has enhanced logging to the next release of the Receiver for Mac version 11.9. For starters, enabling Logging has been added to the Preferences tab, instead of using complex commands at the Terminal window.   For Session Logging, there is an option for Connection Diagnostic or Full. For Store Logging, there is a Normal or Verbose level. If ...

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