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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VMWARE Horizon View 7.x Query: How can I get the last 10/20/30 days session details?
In the console, I can see only the last 2000 events.
I don't' have a Vrealize product to get reports.
In this case, as per my knowledge, I should use SQL Query.
Please suggest or provide such SQL Query.
If we have any other ways to get the past reports, please suggest.
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XenServer 7.1 CU2 Error: Enabling HA on one of the pool throws an error: Internal error:Xha_scripts.xha_error(15)
My Citrix Environment as below:
Citrix Environment: Citrix XA 7.15  LTSR CU3
Provisioning technology:  MCS
HSD/ VDI OS: Windows 2016
Profile type:  AppSense
Hypervisor: VM XenServer 7.1 CU2
- are all users affected? NA
- Last changes made? NA
- Target/Client OS  VDA is W2k16
--Problem Statement: Enabling HA on one of the pool throws an error: Internal error:Xha_scripts.xha_error(15)
Please suggest.
Is it possible when you boot a Wyse client that you grab a xendesktop and have it seamless to where the end user doesn't realize the os they are looking at  is not on the end point?
Citrix XA XD 7.15 VDA Registration troubleshoot help request.
Citrix Health Assistant - Troubleshoot VDA Registration and Session Launch:
VDA registration:
VDA Machine Domain Membership
VDA Communication Port Availability
VDA Services Status
Windows Firewall Configuration
Communication with Controller
Time Sync with Controller
VDA Registration Status
Session Launch:
Session Launch Communication Port Availability
Session Launch Services Status
Session Launch Windows Firewall configuration
VDA Remote Desktop Services Client Access Licenses
VDA Application Launch Path

When any one of the parameters not available or communicating, this tool will give only Error. It won't give the Solution.
For Example, VDA Communication Port Availability, and Session Launch Communication Port Availability: This Tool won't tell us which ports are required to enable or Communicate.

My Query is, Especially, TCP and UDP  port communication for VDA Registration, need a script.
That script should provide list of ports available and what ports are not opened.
I published application on Citrix farm. Once the application lanches, IT disappears immediately. I cannot see anything un the director or studio.
I am using CVAD 1808.
When i reboot the servers, it's ok for a few hours and after IT begins again.
PowerShell Script Request for Citrix XD 7.15 Site Inventory  "published Application Path" and that Published app Servers and User Groups details.
Citrix XenApp XenDesktop  7.15 complete site inventory PowerShell script required.
Below PowerShell scripts will pull Site inventory details like app name, assigned users, location etc...for XenApp 7.9 / 7.15.
As per Carl Webster Script, it is providing total site inventory in HTML/PDF/Word format.
But I need "published Application Path" and that Published app Servers and User Groups details.
Citrix 7.5 Xenapp server that will not allow new remote computers launch the published desktop. We purchased new laptops and logged into Citrix but desktop will not launch. The application appears to launch then immediately closes. Tried to fix per - and other articles.
Hello All,

One of our client has provided us access to their Citrix remote desktop where close to 1000 users are logging in our client's citrix farm.

We are facing frequent disconnections in their remote desktop while accessing through their citrix storefront. Though we do not have any administrative privileges on the remote server, we have been provided access to the remote server to perform our tasks.

Need your suggestion or advise on how to isolate the issue whether the issue is from my end or client's citrix farm end.

I have verified with my end network and network is perfectly fine. Need some suggestions on any tools where i can use and identify and isolate the issue.

Thank you all in advance.
Win10 and Citrix workspace 19.0 are creating a lot of problems. Feed up of rectifying this issue: I installed 19 workspace on win10 now the mouse is not working.
when I installed the latest one 1909, It is has become a horrible time fixing this. After uninstalling 1909 mouse started to work now I will try 1904.
4.12 installed mouse not working. 1909 and  1904 not working.
It is impacting my work can anyone pls advise.
Troubleshooting Steps I followed:
1. Run receiver cleanup utility on your Win 10 KVM as Administrator 2. Restart your WIN 10 KVM 3. Install Citrix receiver 4.12 -- Run as Administrator -- Try to access your applications as normal from Storefront URL
 I followed the above steps but still, the same issue.
catalina installed and crashing MAc citrix reciever- urgent
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PS Script request: Citrix 7.15 full backup and restore.
Citrix XenApp XenDesktop 7.15 Site will be decommissioned. As per the process, we have to take a backup of all components.
If I take only SQL DataBase backup, I can restore only the Site, Login and Monitor DB's (if required).
But I can't restore the same Machine Catalogs, Delivery Groups and Apps/HSD/VDI setup in Studio.
To take a full Studio configuration backup and Restore, do we have any PowerShell Script? If yes, please share.
In Older Citrix versions we have MedEvac tool. I am looking for a similar.
How to pull the reports from Citrix Cloud published XA and XD information, without  Citrix analytics tool.
Citrix Environment: Citrix Cloud
Provisioning technology:  MCS
HSD/ VDI OS: Windows2016 and Windows 2012R2, Windows 10
Hypervisor: Azure and On-Prem
Problem: How to pull the reports from Citrix Cloud published XA and XD information.
Citrix Analytics is part of workspace premium packages. We don't have a premium package to use the Citrix analytics tool.
Microsoft's RDS deployment uses a Connection Broker to route traffic to available session hosts.

If I disable the logon state on the server for maintenance, I also have to change it on the Connection Broker.

Another customer of mine has Citrix XenApp and how do I do that on Citrix? What does Citrix use for a Connection Broker?
I have a StoreFront system running version 3.15.  This is sitting on a Windows 2012 server.  There are 2 stores configured.  one store is pointed to our existing XenApp 6.5 environment, the other to our new XenApp 7.15 environment.  

All was going well yesterday and then all of a sudden for every published app regardless of whether or not it is hitting the XenApp 6.5 or XenApp 7.15 backend servers provides the error "Unable to connect to the server.  Contact your system administrator with the following error:  Socket operation on non-socket (Socket Error 10038)" or "The published resource is not available currently.  Contact your system administrator for further assistance."  This is happening with all applications.

I have ruled out the backend XenApp 6.5 servers in testing as I can reach those going through Secure Gateway/Web Interface instead of Netscaler/Storefront.  I can't test XenApp 7.15 the same way.  I am not seeing anything in the Netscaler Logs, however; maybe I'm not looking in the right place.  However; it seems the issue is with  Netscaler.  If I go direct to StoreFront, the apps launch.  

To aid in troubleshooting, I rebooted the Netscaler and StoreFront systems yesterday - no change.

Troubleshooting is more difficult as I am not able to find anything logged in Event viewer on the StoreFront system in the App, System or Citrix Delivery Services logs.

On the XenApp servers, I am not finding anything in the Event logs either.  How in the heck do I …

We have a Windows 2016 server that requires migrating from our current Citrix XenServer 6.5 hypervisor setup, to a new VMware esxi 6.7 (upd1) hypervisor.

The IP, Domain, DNS, server name etc can all remain the same.

We tried to export a copy (OVF format) and spin it up but the copy machine would not boot, no bootable disk found.

The reason for a copy was to remove the Xen tools and install the VMware tools before importing into vmware. sadly, being unable to boot the machine the whole process has stopped. The machine is still in production so we didn't want to remove the xen tools from the original in case of an issue, which we now have.

Any ideas on how to properly do this migration from xen 6.5 to vmware 6.7? Are there any useful tools to help or am I just missing the obvious?

Thanks for reading.

We have SharePoint portal base on Office 365 loads from IE 11 (11.0.140) on Citrix 7.15 LTSR which our Citrix is based on Windows 2012 R2. The portal and all of its content loads very slow comparing to outside of Citrix. Is there any policy in Citrix which can make the portal loads faster?

The same portal outside Citrix loads faster and normal. Please share if there is any components in Citrix which can tweak and make the site loads fast?
Hello.  I'm setting up my XenApp 7.15 environment on Windows 2016.  I am able to launch a Remote Desktop session (to a non-Citrix box) via the run line using a string like "
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\mstsc.exe "D:\vtemp\Ctxtstv1a.Desktop.rdp"

 However; this does not work via a published app in Studio.  Have looked at the following article to create my .rdp file.

 When I try to execute via StoreFront I get "The published resource is not available currently.  Contact your system administrator for further assistance."

I am not finding anything in the Event logs of the XenApp servers or the Delivery Controllers around this application to determine what is 'wrong' with it.

Perhaps how I'm putting in the Studio?  (attached)

I've tried with and without the working directory.
I'ave tried putting the parameters on the path line with quotes - but Studio does not like the characters.

Thoughts?  We use Citrix as a mechanism to get to a few desktops that are not in the Citrix Farm.

I am going to explain this the best I can as it is a unique scenario.  Below are notes we gathered when testing:

  • Searched for John Doe by typing Doe and received the message "We couldn't mind an exact match. Try refining your search"
  • Typed Evans - Tracey Evans did not come up
  • Backspaced to Eva - Tracey Evans did come up
  • Entered Evan - Tracey Evans did come up
  • Typed Evans - Tracey Evans did not come up
  • Backspaced to Evan - Tracey Evans did come up
  • Backspaced to Eva - Tracey Evans did NOT come up (inconsistent with 3rd bullet)
  • When I first started watching Phil, I noticed he was under "New" instead of Groups or Status.  I had him change to Groups and that is where we were testing.
  • He also noted that some days he is fine and can search without issue.

So far we have tried the following:

  • Browse to %localappdata%\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Lync\sip_<>
  • Delete the following files:
  • Galcontacts.db
  • galcontacts.db.idx
  • CoreContact.cache
  • ABS_<sign-in name>.cache
  • Mfugroup.cache
  • PersonalLISDB.cache
  • PresencePhoto.cache
  • Restart Lync, allow 30 min for contacts to sync through

  • Cleared login cache in Skype, logged out, and back in

We have had success with the first option, but after logging out and back in to Citrix the issue presents itself again.  Is anyone else having similar issues?
I am getting Event ID: 4005 on Windows 2016 server with Citrix VDA
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Hello.  I am moving apps from XenApp 6.5 (2008 R2)  to XenApp 7.15 (2016).     I am however; having an issue with this particular app that passes along the encrypted credentials. I am trying to duplicate what we're doing in XenApp 6.5.   Doing this within XenApp 7.15, it launches a command prompt but the other information doesn't seem to be passing.

I.e. (What works in XenApp 6.5)
Command Line:    "\\server.domain.local\apps\APPLIC\Launcher\Launcher.exe" adminapp-2010 cfbde0d027966d7cd2d10c9e44dc816c
Working Directory:  \\server.domain.local\apps\APPLIC\Lau~1

Any thoughts on how to pass the parameters?  I've added to the Command Line arguments (Show in screen shot), but it just brings up a command prompt and then nothing.

Thanks in advance
Anybody have any best practices for Desktop Heap settings running on either a RDS environment or a Server Hosted Desktop Environment on Xenapp running on Windows Server 2016? (hklm\system\currentcontrolset\control\session manager\subsystems) We are running into some problems with end users not being able to launch more IE windows without first closing some existing windows. At first I thought we were hitting the 2 GB memory cap for a 32 bit app but then I ran into some articles about the desktop heap and then we might be running out of memory there. Unfortunately on a Windows Server 2016 environment I cannot find a way to measure what is in use. So, I was going to see if anybody out there has been modifying the desktop heap sizes when running in a multiuser environment such as RDS or Xenapp.
Environment: Citrix 7.15 LTSR CU4 - XenApp
Server: Windows server 2016
Method: MCS
Hypervisor: VMware vSphere
Issue: I am not able to ping or take RDP to the machines that are created from master image (win2k16). But able to ping and take RDP to master.
Am I missing anything. Kindly suggest.
Citrix 7.15 CU4, Windows 2012 R2 VDA, MCS, MS Teams.
MS Teams not working after 2 months.
Nothing has been changed.
Please suggest.
Citrix XenDesktop 7.7 Enterprise Edition
Windows 2012 R2 VDA
Local Profiles
VMWARE ESXi 6.5 Hypervisor
Manual Provisioning. No MCS or PVS.
Error: in Studio, VDA not registering. Virtual Desktops (Server OS) Appear as "Not Registered" in the Console
Troubleshoot Steps: TIME synchronization is fine, both DDC and VDA are in the same timezone. DDC FQDN is pinging from VDA server, so DNS is fine. VDA Agent 7.7 installed and configured with DDC.
While testing with "Citrix Health Assistant" tool, geeting all 3 stages failed error.
What else I have to check? Only one VDA server having this issue. Created a new VM and getting the same error.
Looking for recommendations.  I need to put in a request to get our production environment ready to go for XenApp 7.15 though we are still working through base configuration in non-production.  

Since the Delivery Controller's in XenApp 7.15 do not also act as a XenApp box to deploy applications as they do in 6.5, I wanted to throw out here what I'm thinking to support roughly 600-650 concurrent users.

Current Design (XenApp 6.5 Farm):

1 - License Server
•      4 – XenApp 6.5 - Main STA’s
•      5 – XenApp 6.5 (1st  Subnet) - Main STA’s
•      13 – XenApp 6.5 (2nd Subnet)

Proposed for XenApp 7.15

1 - License Server
•      2 – Delivery Controller’s (Scout, Studio, Delivery - STA)
•      2 – XenApp 7.15

•      4 – Delivery Controller’s (Scout, Studio, Delivery – STA)
•      3 or 4 – XenApp 7.15 (1st  Subnet)
•      13 – XenApp 7.15 (2nd Subnet)

Any thoughts are appreciated.







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.