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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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We are fighting to find a standard device to use it in our company for XenDesktop and xenapp
And this device has to cover this
1- support HDX protocol and 3 DHX
2- support RTME for Skype for business
3-  ability to connect two monitors
4- ability to connect webcam and headset and digital tablet
5- option if possible power over Ethernet
I managed to bring all to work on Intel NUC with windows 10

And part of these things on Intel NUC with ThinLinks as OS

But my manager wants such device cover all that but without windows
I don't find any pro thin client can cover all that without using windows as OS

Any ideas or advice here

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Citrix Environment: Citrix XA 6.5
HSD/ VDI OS: Windows 2008 R2
Profile type: Roaming
Hypervisor: VMWARE ESXi 6
- are all users affected? Only One User
--Problem Statement: XenApp 6.5 HSD User is trying to access Published app inside HSD. Which is not successful. Local Profile is not creating in XenApp server.
We currently publish Citrix apps for a client that is interested in implementing SSON, such that their AD logins will work with our Citrix platform.     Given our current specs below, can someone describe what our path is to implement SSON for a client accessing our resources?    Thanks in advance.

App Server: Windows Server 2012 R2
Citrix Version: Xenapp 7.9
Web Server: Citrix Secure Gateway and Web Interface running on a Windows Server 2008 R2
We have Citrix Xenapp 7.15 update 1.

We have two delivery controllers. we noticed when we restart one of the two, we run into issue launching apps for about 5 minutes or so.  We noticed when we look at studio, it shows that VDAs are readjusting to point to the "up" delivery controller. This could take up to 5 minutes, during that time, logging in is temporarily on hold, and so is launching applications.

Any idea why that happens and how we can reduce that time before we restart a DC?
I am running into this issue on a Xenserver 6.5 Installation.  I'm looking for an expert who can help recover the disks or guide one of our IT guys on a way to investigate it more thoroughly.

Our Xenserver installation is running into the following error:

The problem is when the virtual machine boots it shows this error in console:

« Processor 1: Xen® Virtual CPU

XS Virtual IDE Controller Hard Drive (0MB)
XS Virtual ATAPI-4 CD-Rom/DVD-Rom

iPXE (http://ipxe.org) 00:04.0 C900 PCI2.10 PMM+00100010+00111020 C900

Press F12 for boot menu.

Boot devide: Hard Disk - failure: could not read boot disk

No bootable device.
Powering off in 30 seconds »

Additionally XenCenter storage tab reports the size correctly but shows occupied space is much larger than it should be.  We moved all the remaining working VMS off the machine, and it's still showing the same occupied space size.  Path also does not show up correctly.

I need someone who can diagnose and correct the issue of VDI not available, VDI failed to load immediately.  Someone who we had working on this says that the "identity has been lost"

This is really far beyond my expertise and am hoping that there is some sort of way of saving these VM'sShows that 99% of the drive is used. Other image will show that the VMS are no where near that size including the snapshots.image-2-.png
We have one issue where WebEx recordings with mp4 format are playing without clarity inside VDI's.
But the same WebEx recordings are playing with clarity outside VDI.
XenApp XenDesktop 7.15
Windows 10 VDI
Good day. A few days ago we migrated out Citrix Xenapp 7.16 databases from SQL 2008R2 to SQL2017 using the script in the following article: https://discussions.citrix.com/topic/383898-migrate-xenapp-76-database-from-sql-2008r2-to-sql-server-2014/
I am not sure if it is related but i am now getting the following error when trying to open Studio: A working 'Trust' service could not be found.
Anyone had this before? Any assistance would be appreciated.
What alerts we can configure email alerts from Citrix Director?
Citrix XenApp XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR
No MS SCOM or any other orchestrator.
On 29th October, 2018 Citrix has released XenApp 7.15 LTSR Cumulative Update 3. Any known issues reported specific to CU3 ?
We are looking to Import the Published application from a delivery group to another Delivery group on the same Site.
Around 70 Published apps are there in the delivery group and we want to Import all the applications.Is it possible to export and Import the published applications on the same Site .

Version : Xendesktop 7.15
OS : 2008R2
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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 .
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 ?
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?
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.  

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.

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 …
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 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?
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In out environment we have an user trying to  login Citrix URl and getting error message as " Your logon has expired. Please logon to continue".
We have tried multiple steps below but could not find the solution, issue is i=only for single user.
-- User machine receiver has been reinstalled.
-- Tried login to different devices but same error.
-- Verified logs on Store front but could not find any
-- Removed the suspected AD group which user is part of .

Please suggest a solution for the issue.
Kindly suggest me any documents regarding OneDrive provisioning using Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop.
Citrix Receiver 4.1 working fine, but not 4.9 for PS 4.5 IE App (Dual hop) inside Citrix XAXD 7.15 Win7 (XA7.6 VDA) VDI
Citrix Environment: Citrix XD 7.15 LTSR CU1
Provisioning technology:  It is static VDI (Windows 7 using 7.6 LTSR VDA) assignment no PVS/MCS.
Profile type: Microsoft User experience virtualization (UEV)
Hypervisor: VMWARE ESXi 6.5
- are all users affected? Yes
--Problem Statement:
We have VDIs running with VDA 7.6 and Citrix receiver 4.9 cu2.
We have an IE based app which is published on presentation server 4.5 rollup 4, win 2003 R2 sp2 standard edition, web interface 4.5 and running on Citrix secure gateway. I know it is very old and unsupported but that is what we have got, unfortunately..
The user logs in to the VDI using a Citrix SF URL and from the VDI the user then clicks on the PS 4.5 published IE and goes to another Citrix secure gateway URL.
To launch the IE-based app. This is the legacy PS 4.5 farm.
When the user connects to this app user experience poor screen refresh rate and latency in the overall VDI session. If the user closes The IE app the VDI functions normally.
This issue started when we rolled out received 4.9 LTSR cu2 on to the VDIs. The IE-based app works perfectly fine on receiver 4.1. So we definitely know it is the compatibility issue between receiver 4.9 and presentation server/web interface 4.5.
We can’t roll back the receiver from 4.9 to 4.1, because we have to align with LTSR components in 7.15 LTSR environment.
I have a customer that is running a Citrix environment and O365 but they want to use the outlook search function to find emails. As I understand it is best practice in a Citrix environment to disable Windows Indexing otherwise it can will cause performance issues. Just wondering if anyone has a work around for using outlook search in a Citrix environment ?
I have a company that wants to create and a brand new Active directory domain with a Citrix environment  and use office 365 for email. If the office 365 email was @companyname.com is it best practice to use something like internal.companyname.com as the Active directory domain ?

They also mentioned that in the future they might want to bring in other companies into the environment under a different domain (companynameb.com) what is best practice regarding this design ? can you add a second tree and domain to an existing domain controller and I wonder how this would interact with office 365 and Citrix.

Just looking fo thoughts and guidance

Hello All,

We are having a dot net based application (STATISTICA application-- quest vendor). Suddenly we are not able to launch the application and it asks us for credentials as shown below..Earlier it wont show that type of window.What may be cause for this issue? And please let us know how to resolve the issue.

We have two versions for this application (Desktop and citrix version) -- both are not accessible.Please help me to resolve this issue as soon as possible.






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.