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,

We're in the process of upgrading a load of our systems, at the moment we're focussing on getting Exchange and the DCs up to speed.  We're now running Exchange 2016 on Server 2016 wth DCs also on server 2016 running at a functional level of 2012.

And we're getting performance issues.  We’re getting some periodic disconnections from Exchange to the domain controllers and it’s causing problems for the users with prompts to reconnect.

I’m seeing error 5719 in the system event log:


The explanation for which is this:
This computer was not able to set up a secure session with a domain controller in domain OUR DOMAIN due to the following:
There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request.
This may lead to authentication problems. Make sure that this computer is connected to the network. If the problem persists, please contact your domain administrator.  

If this computer is a domain controller for the specified domain, it sets up the secure session to the primary domain controller emulator in the specified domain. Otherwise, this computer sets up the secure session to any domain controller in the specified domain.

The AD’s connect to and can see the Exchange server perfectly well, so I’m at a loss.  The computer account seems to be in good shape as well.

We are also pushing the hardware pretty hard.  We're running four B230 blades with ESXi 6.5 and VMWare 6.5.  Although the recent update to VMWare 6.5…
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PowerShell Script required: Citrix XenApp 6.5 Disable multiple applications.
Citrix Cloud, VMWARE Horizon Visio Stencils required.
What is the network tolerance that Citrix XenApp 6.5 can with stand before disconnecting a session? Does a session disconnect with a single packet dropping or can Citrix sustain multiple packets being dropped without disconnecting the session?
Installing Office 2016 on a virtualized server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
Hi there,

Experiencing an issue where citrix receiver sends an error message after exactly 5 minutes "The network connection to your application was interrupted.".

Tried using a local account and the timeout did not occur, however when making a test user on the domain without any policies applied the issue occurs again.

Any insight is appreciated, thank you!
I have download the IE 11 administrative template from this link, extract it and copy the admx file to the policydefination folder and the adml file into the policydefination\en-us folder in the domain sysvol.

I do not see IE11 is being available in the group policy - see attached.  

Please advise.  Thanks.
We have 3 published virtual Desktop icons when logging into Citrix NetScaler Gateway.  

1 - Published Virtual Desktop icon = Windows 2012 R2 Server
2 - Published Virtual Desktop icon = Windows 10 Pro. Desktop
3 - Published Virtual Desktop icon = Windows 7 Pro. Desktop

I have a problem that is Laptop specific where when I try to launch the 201 R2 icon from the NetScaler portal (version 12.0) the Citrix ica session opens and then freezes after a couple of seconds and then the session disappears/closes before I see the desktop screen.  Usually the 2012 R2 icon is the only one that UI use; but, I have not used it in a while and now it is just not opening for me.

The other 2 icons are opening up just fine on the same laptop.  If I use other computers or laptops the same 2012 R2 icon comes up and works well.  And if I login as a different user on my 'rouge' laptop (test user) I have the same problem; hence it appears that the proble is specific to the laptop.  What can I do to have the 2012 R2 icon work on my laptop?

The Citrix .ica session launches then it closes after a couple of seconds.  I have seen that before and the fix was to uninstall receiver and to re-install it but that did not work in this case.  Equally important, this problem happens when logged in to the NetScaler Gateway while using different internet browsers (Chrome, internet explorer, Edge); but, it is laptop specific.
I have a client who is running a Citrix remote desktop environment and they need to access some legacy file shares and applications from an old domain.  The client would like to use a service account to access the legacy applications and cache the username and password so that the other Citrix users can access them with out being promoted for credentials.

The client is currently going through file explorer to the IP address of the machine, then when prompted puts in the credentials of the service account and then ticks the box to connect always using that account.

My understanding is that this is stored in Windows Vault for the user account, not sure if it is possible to use the cached credentials across all Citrix users ?
Is there a free software that works like remote desktop or citrix which you can install on window and find ways to connect like teamviewer?
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"This product is using a retail license for Citrix XenApp. This license expires in x day(s). Please contact your MIS department or Citrix system administrator.

Please let me know how to fix?Though we have updated the license
We have 3 xen servers and having 14 citrix servers. We use citrix servers for our emr system. Almost 400 users. All servers are VM of windows 2008 server. Emr system performance very slow and crashes. Is there any way to check load balancing and how much memory each vm could have? How to improve performance.

In emr r database-The log file size has grown to 18+ GB. Support truncates every time .
Can we find why RAM utilization was 100% on certain servers and not on others? How can we make sure it stays within the acceptable limits?

Any advise?
I would like to get a second opinion on this. I have a client who uses citrix in their machines and open an application called OFM from inside citrix. It looks like their OFM project had been done in citrix, the OFM plots resolution with headers....etc look very organized. When they open the same project in their usual machines, the plots get messy and headers overlap.
My questions are:
1- Is there a way to adjust automatically these plots and get them organized in the two machines?
2- What is the main factor that determines this, is it the screen size or resolution?

Any ideas or suggestions to resolve this.
We are testing a new VDI image with Office 2016. When a user has Sharepoint connections in Outlook normal behavior is that a PST file is created for caching Sharepoint data. Our users get frequently the message "Cannot find the file "C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\Sharepoint*.pst" When we ignore this message and click OK and cancel the dialog box the PST file is created anyway. We can reproduce this issue. What could be the root cause for this issue?

Our environment
Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 VDI (non persistent)
Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus
Citrix Xendesktop 7.6
Ivanti Desktop Now 10.1
Bitdefender Best Tools
Imprivata Onesign
Mapped citrix printer disappeared  and hoing on for months. We use citrix reciever desktop. Urgent! Happening company wide. Urgent
We are running server 2012r2 for our citrix environment, Xendesktop 7.17 and storefront We are having an issue with users run a citrix desktop from storefront with the mouse. The mouse works fine until you go of a text field. The mouse disappears well not totally disappears if you look closely its there its just clear. Ive tried some reg settings I found online, no help, I have tried to change the mouse settings in a desktop session which I can do and it does change it but it still goes clear when going into or over a text field. Any ideas on house to change this behavior?

We do not have this issue when running a published app from receiver on a workstation or when I run a app from storefront only when I run a citrix desktop from storefront (which is the only way we run a citrix desktop)..
On my Windows 2012 RDS connection broker server, I created a cert request in IIS.  After I received the cert from my vendor, I completed the cert request and applied the new cert to the RDS website.  

I then go to MMC and export the certificate to a PFX file with a password.  

Next, I go to Server Manager>RDS>Overview.  Under Deployment Overview, I go to edit Deployment Properties>Certificates.  I highlight the "RD Connection Broker - Enable SSO" and select existing certifiate.  

I specify the cert I export and the password and I get the attached error.  

Please advise if you know how to fix it.  

Citrix App Layering Issue: After install Adobe flash, facing issue of office reconfiguration for outlook, Skype...etc.
Adobe Flash and MS Office are not in same App Layer.
MS Office in OS Layer, Adobe Flash in App Layer.
Please suggest.
Is anyone aware of a Cloud Desktop solution that I can use to provide a VMWare Workstation 14 based Virtualisation lab environment for students?

We want to provide a cloud desktop to the student with 32GB RAM

Can Citrix XenDesktop (cloud offering) do this?

AWS Workspaces doesn't provide nested virtualisation (vt-x disabled). However, can build a solution utilising AWS i3.metal instance. Unfortunately this is not available in Australia at this point in time.
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We are running citrix 7.15 we are still in testing/roll out stages with it. The issue we are having currently is installing Canon printers in a desktop session for a user. HP printers install with no issues.. The error we get is "Windows cannot connect to the printer. Access is denied".. Our production citrix is running 6.5 Canon's install with no issues (never had this issue anywhere else).  Our printers are controlled by a print server and I have given full control to all users on a Canon printer in question and I still got the same error.

When I set it up to bring in printer from the local computer a user is using they can use Canons with no issue.
Hi All
I am experiencing a very weird issue, we have 2 data centres (DC4 and DC5), both have an AD server that are on the same domain, also have 2 Citrix environments. I have created a user on DC5 AD and checked that it has synced over to the DC4 AD server, this has carried over correctly. The issue I have, is that the user is able to log in to the DC4 Citrix environment, but when you try and log in on the the DC5 Citrix, it says user name or password is incorrect. Even though I used an existing user that has the required access to create this new user.

I have had this issue previously, I had a user that was carried over from existing DC4 to the new DC5 environment, but could not access the DC5 side, yet I copied his existing account to a new test one and it worked instantly. This sorted us out for a quick fix, but what can be causing this issue? We don't have this problem on any of our other cross data centre domains...

Any help would be appreciated!


We 13 citrix servers. I want few users to be in a fixed citrix server. So whenever a user login to any citrix reciever , and accesses desktop , must be on that fixed citrix server. Profile must be created in that citrix server. Can you please let me know how to make sure it’s working?
Hi Experts

We have XenDesktop 7.15 and we are using CPM  and the configuration VIA  Studio policy

after I checked the UPM config check I found some issues that I am not able to find how to fix it

so I need some experts advice to help me to fix them

number one
OutlookSearchRoamingEnabled =
OutlookSearchRoamingEnabled is unset and will default to Disabled
*** Warning: OutlookSearchRoamingEnabled actual/effective setting (Disabled) does not match preferred setting (Enabled)
I don’t find from where I can change it because I don’t find such option in studio policies

Number two

- Checking Profile Management Advanced Settings     -
- Step 6: Checking LoadRetries                      -
LoadRetries = 5
*** Warning: LoadRetries should not be set
 The same I don’t find how can change this number or even disable from stdio policy

Number three

*** recommend adding hgfs.dat to SyncExclusionListFiles Reason: Fail to exclude this path can result in the profile being locked during logoff, leading to data loss
Yes I did but I still get this error can you tell the format how should be look like
What is the best AD Authentication solution for "Citrix Cloud and Azure Workload" implementation? What are the possible AD solutions for Citrix Cloud and Azure?
Workloads (HSD and VDI) are in On-Prem.
Citrix Cloud for Control Plane.
So, I can use my on-prem AD for my workload Servers/VDI domain joining.
Workloads (HSD and VDI) are in Azure.
Citrix Cloud for Control Plane.
Then my Workloads would need to be domain joined from Azure AD.
Azure workloads can't authenticate with on-prem AD. It's confirmed my MS. Even if we are using Express Route.

What is the best AD Authentication solution for "Citrix Cloud and Azure Workload" implementation?
Shall I use Standalone Domain Controllers on Azure and create a new forest and replace with on-prem AD?
Are there any other solutions for this Scenario?
What are the possible AD solutions for Citrix Cloud and Azure?
Please suggest.
I'm looking for a way to get files associated to an user ID that I've derived from a specific StorageZone for Citrix ShareFile.  At this point I've been able to get the list of user ID's but I'm having challenges finding any examples of getting the associated items to user ID.

I've plagiarized some code and have this so far:

Add-PSSnapIn ShareFile

$sfClient = Get-SfClient –Name "H:\unitedlex.sharefile.sfps"

$sfEmployees = Send-SFRequest -Client $sfClient -entity Accounts/Employees -expand "User,User/DefaultZone,User/Security"

$fileOutputEmployee =@()

foreach($sfEmployee in $sfEmployees) {
  $fileOutputEmployee += New-Object PSObject -Property @{'UserId'=$sfEmployee.User.Id; 'FullName'=$sfEmployee.User.FullName; 'Email'=$sfEmployee.User.Email; 'DefaultZoneId'=$sfEmployee.User.DefaultZone.Id; 'DefaultZoneName'=$sfEmployee.User.DefaultZone.Name; 'LastLoggedOn'=$sfEmployee.User.Security.LastAnyLogin}

$ShareFileUSEastEmployees = $fileOutputEmployee | where DefaultZoneName -Like "ShareFile US East"

$EmployeeID = foreach($ShareFileUSEastEmployee in $ShareFileUSEastEmployees) {
    Send-SfRequest -Client $sfClient -Entity Users -Id $ShareFileUSEastEmployee.UserId | Select Id

Now that I've got the list of user ID's associated to a specific zone; how do I then get the items associated to the ID?






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.