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Citrix is the synonym for the virtualization and application infrastructure systems developed by the company of the same name. Main areas are application virtualization, Software-As-A-Service (SaaS), cloud-computing and networking. The two most well-known are Citrix XenApp or Citrix CloudPlatform.

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Hi all ,

i have one question regarding new deployment  ( main site and DR ) .

we are going to migrate exchange server single node 2007 to new exchange 2016 with high availability , also we are going to upgrade Active Directory from  2003 to 2016 same will make two server for high availability same will do for File server .

my scenario is : we are going to have two virtual exchange server each on separate physical hyper-v server open Main site  and  will also require to have a DR exchange server on citrix hypervisor . same will do for the active directory and file server .

my concern  , is there any compatibility issue or something need to consider between the replication between the Main site and DR site since the main site will have hyper-v and the DR site will have the citrix hypervisor  or the replication will happen on the application level i.e DAG will replicate the mailbox database and active directory the same .

appreciate your recommendation on such case .
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Hi, I am looking to configure MFA for a Citrix NetScaler using Symantec VIP. I was wondering does anyone know if Symantec VIP requires an on-prem server for authentication or does the NetScaler just access the Symantec VIP Cloud offering directly ?
Can we use existing Citrix XD enterprise licenses in Azure or it requires separate licensing?
What all minimum licenses are required for Citrix XAXD in Azure. (No Citrix Cloud) It's pure lift and shift model. i.e On-prem Citrix 7.15 VMs will move to Azure.
The customer is having XenDesktop enterprise licenses. Can we use in Azure deployment?
Citrix XA7.15 Session Sharing configuration has been completed as per below Citrix Blog and https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX133982. But the expected result is not getting.
The user is able to login StoreFront URL through IE with SSO. After login to HSD, we should get "Citrix" Folder on StartMenu and Desktop. That shortcut folder is not visible.
i.e Citrix HSD/SBC SSO "Manage App Shortcut" GPO under Citrix Receiver --> SelfService--- is not applying on HSD.
If we are able to see the "Citrix" shortcut folder on Start menu and Desktop, we can launch the app and test the Session Sharing in 7.15,
Citrix XAXD 7.15 LTSR
Windows 2016 VDA
SSO GPOs configured
The workaround for XenApp & XenDesktop 7.x versions < 7.17
"Manage App Shortcut" GPO under Citrix Receiver --> SelfService--- is not applying on HSD.
AS per RSOP, it's applying, but not showing in HSD. i.e Folder is not creating.

Please suggest how to troubleshoot the issues.
Good day. I have removed one Xenapp delivery controller and made another primary. I have changed the storefront and studio to point to the new one. I have updated the STA in netscaler. I can connect to citrix resources internally fine but externally i now get the following error: Connection to the server "x.x.x.x:1494" was interrupted. Please check your network connection and try again.
Wonderful day,
I am looking into creating a Citrix lab, what type of software and hardware I would need to purchase? Do I need to get a NetScaler?
How to change date format in a windows 2016 server from US format to UK format without GPO?
UK and USA regions users are accessing one Citrix XenApp 7.15  Application, Each region has it's own DATE format.
Citrix Admins don't have Domain Admin Privileges. So we can't change or add GPO at the domain level.
We have admin privileges on the Server level.
The required setting is DD/MM/YYYY (UK) DATE Format on one Citrix server.
Currently, US DATE format MM/DD/YYYY has updated on the server.
Tried to add below registry modification, but it's not applying to Citrix session. i.e ICA session.
HKEY_Current_USERS\ Control Panel\International]

I am newbie to Citrix Netscaler. ;)

I have create a loadbalancer to some https servers. I works as expected.

Is it possible to use content switching on the VIP (of the loadbalancer i just created)?

https://my.domain.com -> VIP ->
https://* -> VIP -> (to one of the https servers)

Thanks in advance.

Hello.  Trying to do some customization's to Citrix StoreFront 3.15.  I have found numerous articles that have helped, but getting stuck on the following two items.

#1 - Is there a way to move the Description next to the icon instead of below?  (I've attached a screen shot of what I see and would like to do)

#2 - Trying to set a footer on all pages as we front end Citrix Storefront with Netscaler (MPX9700) running version 11.  I have found an article to add the following in the custom\style.css, but doesn't seem to be working.  (Choosing black as our background screen is fairly light)

.customBottom {

The other part of this is the text in the custom\script.js.  

$('.customBottom').html("Copyright & Copy 1996-2018. All rights reserved.<br />Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Customer Service<br />");

Any direction is appreciated with the footer.  I am trying to put here on Storefont as I haven't had success using the instructions on displaying on the users login screen for Netscaler.

Thanks in advance for your help.
Hello guys, so for the past week I have been trying to find a way of creating a custom rule for load balancing on our test environment.

Currently, I have 3 VDA's configured with a Auto Scaling script - that will turn servers on and off depending on the combined Load Index,

but the problem I have run into is that sessions automatically get spread across all 3 VDA's which makes Auto Scaling impossible.

My question is, how can I basically turn Load Balancing off and make the delivery controller deliver sessions to one server at a time, and

then when that specific server gets to a configured Load Index threshold then it will deliver sessions to a different server. Is this possible?
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Is there a way for users outside of our office where the Citrix servers are located to change their AD password?

When I tested and set the users password to prompt at next login in AD, it required them to change it when they logged on to Citrix.  However, then it takes them to the login screen again and they cannot get in because the AD password did not change.
Temp Profile issue: Citrix XenApp SBC (Server Based Computing i.e Windows 2016) and XenDesktop VDI (Windows 10) users are getting TEMP profiles.
Local Profile users are not getting this TEMP profiles.
Only roaming Users getting this TEMP profiles.
Troubleshoot Steps Followed: .bak files removed in "ProfileList" Registry folder.
Sysdm.cpl --> Advance Settings --> User Profiles --> removed all local profiles.
Used Delprof tools and PowerShell script to remove all .bak files and temp profiles.
But still, TEMP Profiles are creating to each Roaming Profile users.
Please suggest.
We are implementing citrix 7.17 on server 2012 R2 we have it built out and publishing applications and a desktop. When I try to run apps on the desktops I get a resolution error and the apps wont run. I went into studio-delivery groups-desktop then edit and there is no where to set a default resolution for the desktop (I also went into an app and I didn't see where to edit it there either). How can I change the default resolution for the desktop and app?

We have a Windows 2012 RDS environment which has user profile disks setup on a file server hidden share and roams user profile data in there - please see the attached.  

For some reason, when I login as a user who belongs to the user group which is supposed to have access in the collection session, I am not seeing the profile disk is being created in that hidden share being specified in that location.  Instead, the user profile is created in c:\users on the RDS host.  

The hidden share also shows other many profile disks are successfully created.  

Please advise where I should start troubleshoot.  

Is Nutanix very similar VMWare?  I am performing a network scan that works pretty well over AD credentials and if WMI is enabled.   The environment contains like 20 physical server, like 200 or 400 virtual servers, and all the local workstations authenticate to AD and Citrix environments load from there.  While the scan tool works with VWware and covers all physical, virtual servers, and workstations.  The scan tool does not cover Nutanix.  I am concerned with some fancy variables like Nuntanix that I never dealt with before and I will be unable to complete a successful scan.

How Nutanix Works - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKdzcwMY950

I also watched the video on it and I'm like wow, pretty!   It's obvious pretty heavy nerdy enterprise stuff.  Are they just the hardware or is Nuntanix trying migrate organizations off of Hyper V and VWware?
Hi all,

We have an issue with icon on the system tray. When opening a file explorer or something else, one of the icons below will not be showing correctly (see attachment).

Our configuration:
Windows Server 2016
Citrix XenApp 7.15 using Citrix Desktop functionality.

What could be the cause of this?

Hope someone can help.

HI Experts

just a question

some vendors dose not let you get the certificate even if you pass the exam without attend their training

for example  Vmware  so even you pass VCP exam you are not VCP certified till you attend the training

my question

what about

Citrix  -- Veeam  - Microsoft  - SAP

if anyone knows kindly update me

Windows 10 with XenDesktop VDA (newest VDA 1808.2)
XenDesktop Delivery Controllers version 7.16

When I launch this virtual desktop from a Windows 10 client machine, then I can go to the toolbar at the top, then Devices -> Manage Devices, and in the device list (see attached screenshot) it shows my PNY USB stick and says 'Optimized'. I don't want this because I want the USB stick to appear as a regular removable drive within the virtual desktop. So I click the 'Switch to generic' button, and the USB drive changes from being a mapped drive to being removable drive inside the desktop, which is what I want.

My ADMX/ADML files are the most recent ones.

My question is, firstly, how do I force the 'generic' behaviour for all sessions, so that I don't need to do the above and click 'Switch to generic'?

Secondly, when I try the same thing on a Linux thin client device (HP ThinPro T5565) then I can't get it to switch to generic at all. The Citrix Receiver on this is a bit old (and no updates for it) so I don't have the attached screenshot in order to Switch to generic. Is there any other way I can set the HP device to treat USB redirection the same way - either by policy or by a setting on the device itself? The only settings on the HP that appear to be even remotely relevant are 'Enable Dynamic Drive Mapping' (on/off) and 'Enable Static Drive Mapping (Legacy)' (on/off). Setting either of those to 'on' shows the USB stick as a mapped resource, setting them to off doesn't …
Please provide me with a list of Citrix versions and their approximate release dates.
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Citrix error "There are no apps or desktops available to you at this time"
Citrix XenApp 7.15 LTSR
NetScaler 12.1 VPX
SSO configured through GPO's.
When login to StoreFront URL is working fine.
But login to NetScaler StoreFront load balance URL is giving above Error.
Configured SSO as per CTX133982 and followed CTX200583 /CTX233380
Please suggest.
I login to a Windows 2012 Remote Desktop Connection Broker, in Server Manager>Remote Desktop Services, I see my servers, Collections, and my sessions.  

However, when I login using another Domain Admin account, in Server Manager>Remote Desktop Services, I do not see the Collections and sessions.  In overview, it says 2 RDS servers are not in the server pool.  

Anyone know if this is a permission issue?

I have an issue where I'm seeing a discrepancy between what ShareFile is stating the storage consumption is to what is actually being consumed on our storage array.  ShareFile states 4 TB of usage while the storage array is reporting 27 TB.

Citrix support has told me that our version, 4.1 has an issue with deletion and suggested we upgrade to 5 to which we are working on new servers to replace the old.  We have been through 3 different versions from 3.0 upwards.

What concerns me is looking at the array I see multiple files of the same size but none of them equal to the highest size file we have shared.  It appears to me that the files are being broken up into pieces during the encryption process.

I'm new to ShareFile but not storage; my apologies if this is scatter brained...

Has ShareFile always had an issue with file deletion prior to 5.0?
Could ShareFile encryption be causing the overhead due to splitting files?
The NTFS cluster size is set for 15K and not 4K; this would cause overhead but could it account for that large of a difference?
Is it possible that the NTFS cluster size and file splitting with encryption is causing it?
Is there a way to correlate the file ID to a set of split files?

Any help is greatly appreciated.  Please query me for additional information as needed.  23 TB is a considerable amount of space to be waisted and has an associated cost.
Are there any ways of obtaining the full version of Citrix software for training purposes so that I can practice setting up and troubleshooting Citrix in my computer lab at home for free or at a discounted price?

I need to do things like practice publishing applications such as Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and other applications using Citrix so that I will be fully familiar with doing, supporting, and troubleshooting this on the job.
I have a published application, which can open several windows at once, but from XenApp, when I minimize one window to open another, the first one is lost and I have to do the process again to open it, what can I do?
Citrix NetScaler ADC 12.1 48.13 nc ---StoreFront, Director, LDAP Virtual Servers are down when I configured with SSL. But they are UP, when I configured with http.
Please suggest how to troubleshoot.

Edit: I will leave that there but I think I initially misread your question, but the same steps are true of SSL - can you telnet from the NS to the SF / XA servers successfully, as a start.






Citrix is the synonym for the virtualization and application infrastructure systems developed by the company of the same name. Main areas are application virtualization, Software-As-A-Service (SaaS), cloud-computing and networking. The two most well-known are Citrix XenApp or Citrix CloudPlatform.