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Using Address translation in Citrix Web interface. Unable to launch apps Externally


I wanted to test Address translation in web interface. I'm unable to launch published application externally. Here is my setup:


1. Two VMs in Xenserver: one acting as DC with IP 192.168.1.11 and other VM is a Xenapp 6 Vm with IP address 192.168.1.13

2. Citrix license server and Web interface resides on a Vm workstation. This VM also acts as a NAT router with IP address 192.168.1.6 and 30.0.0.4 for external.

3. Can launch apps from the web interface server. Now I would like to test application externally so created a new VM in VM workstation with following IP address 30.0.0.5

4. Now I can ping web interface from my external network machine with 30.0.0.5 and vice-versa.

Now when I launch the published application it doesn't launch as it gives usual message could not connect to xenapp.

Please note I have also made following in the web interface, access method as "Translated" and internal IP as 192.168.1.6 and port 1494, external Ip as 30.0.0.4 and port 1494

I tried to open ICA file both from internal and external network. It was pointing to 192.168.1.13 1494 (which is my Xenapp server understandably)

I have following questions:

1. Is my setup is correct or am I missing something?
2. Should I put Web interface internally say on the machine 192.168.1.13 and use 192.168..6/30.0.0.4 as a dedicated NAT router?
3. External IP and Internal IP on the web interface should be the NAT router's IP or Citrix server IP?
4. What is the port should I mention on the access method? Should that be 1494 or something else?
5. When I opened ICA from the external network machine, it pointed to 192.168.1.13, should that be something in 30.x.x.x range?

Please help!!!!
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basraj
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Dirk KotteSECommented:
1.yes, there are an error.
your translation shoul be internal IP as 192.168.1.13 (not .6) and port 1494, external Ip as 30.0.0.4 and port 1494
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3. citrix server IP
4. 1494(ICA) and 2598 (Session reliability)
5. from extern your ica file should point to  30.x.x.x (possible this are correct if you repair the translation entry)
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basrajAuthor Commented:
Thanks I fixed it.. I made sure NAT is done properly(where I had problems earlier). Also in external web interface, i did allow ports 1494 to Citrix servers. Finally it fixed.
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basrajAuthor Commented:
Fixed.
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