Redundancy for Citrix Web interface

Posted on 2011-10-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
We have an existing Citrix farm in house with 2 servers.

We also have secure gateway running on a virtual machine in our DMZ

As it stands only one server is hosting the web interface. Because of this when the server rebooted yesterday no one was able to access the apps...

To add redundancy is it just a matter of adding the web interface to the second server?

Since we currently connect via DNS name, How can we load balance between both servers in case of failure?
Question by:PerimeterIT
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    You can use two web interface as Disaster recovery plan. So if primary goes down, you can use other WI.

    Or you can also go with a NLB type as shown below:

    For xenapp sites and services (PNagent site), you can also specify Backup RUL.
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    by:Dirk Kotte
    you can set up 2 WI with the same dns-name.
    nearly every browser can call the second ip if the primary fails.
    compare with this:


    more komplex is the configuration of the CSG behind the webinterface...

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