Citrix Systems, Inc. is a multinational corporation founded in 1989. It provides server and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open source products. Though not their only product, "Citrix" (as in "Citrix server") is ...

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What's the best way to shutdown one Citrix XenApp 6.5 server in a farm with users connected?

I have a citrix farm with four application servers. The users base connections are spread out over the four for load balancing. I want to shut one down for maintenance. Can I go ahead and do that ...
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How to reclaim space in Citrix Xenserver's root filesystem?

On Citrix Xenserver 6.2, when the root filesystem is about to be full, what can be done to reclaim space? So far, I deleted logs but I'd like to go further. Is it safe to delete files in ...
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How do I get Citrix to authenticate to my new AD servers?

In an effort to upgrade my environment, I added 2 new AD servers. When I shutdown my old AD servers, my Citrix environment (MetaFrame XPe for Windows version 1.0 SP1) stopped authenticating users. ...
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Planning Citrix XenDesktops for CAD at remote site. Basic Questions / Recommendations? [closed]

I've have the following scenario: Our main business is CNC manufacturing (furniture) and I am the only Admin and Software-Developer here. Two Locations (max. connection on one of them SDSL 8/8 ...
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Citrix Receiver hangs at “Please wait for the Local Session Manager” and published application fails to launch

When a user tries to connect to a Citrix XenApp 6.0 published application on a Windows 2008 R2 server, Citrix Receiver hangs at "Please wait for the Local Session Manager..." Eventually it times out ...
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OSSEC - Multiple VM's on a single DELL blade (XenServer Hypervisor)

I have a DELL blade with ~100 VM's (with a Citrix XenServer 6.1 hypervisor), all with ossec agent connected to a ossec server outside that same blade. I have a bit of a problem: they all run rootkit ...
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Citrix secure gateway, DMZ settings not working as expected

Here's the scenario. I have a client with an old Citrix farm (PS4.5 + CSG 3.1), On doing some discovery about the network I discovered that all their Citrix connection traffic coming from the web ...
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How to publish vmware VDI though Citrix Web Interface

I have a VMWARE Lab and CITRIX Lab and they work just fine, But is there a way I could publish VMWARE VDI Through Citrix Web Interface. I've XENAPP 6.5 and vSphere 5.1 and vmware stuff in place I'm ...
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XenServer 6.2 guest network configuration

None of VMs I tried to install can't reach internet. I have Xensever 6.2 installed on a server with single NIC, which can be accessed via 2 public IPs. XenServer can ping google.com and seems to be ...
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Windows 7 mouse pointer not visible within Citrix Receiver window until window has focus

There is a very annoying problem with a Citrix Receiver window when I started remote desktop'ing into a Windows 7 machine. This was not a problem when remote desktop'ing into Windows XP. My Windows ...
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Span on multiple monitors when logged into a Citrix session via Citrix Receiver (or Citrix server)

I am using the Citrix Receiver in Windows 8, and on Windows XP on another PC. I often log into work from home and am unable to span the session to dual monitors like one can easily do when using ...
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Printing from BYOD to internal printer

I have external contractors sitting in my office that have access to various file shares via Citrix (they are not on our internal network). These contractors require printing. Is there a way to ...
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XenServer Host with single NIC

The Citrix documentation speaks volumes about NIC bonding, separating management and VM data, but is it so terrible to run a XenServer host with only a single NIC? The server that we have access to ...
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Session logout: force termination of application on Windows Terminal Server 2008 and higher

In a pure Windows based Terminal Server Environment I am looking for ways to force the termination of an application after session logout/timeout. With Citrix services I could use ...
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NetScaler Gateway VPX behind nginx

Currently we run a Citrix Security Gateway on a VM and opened a specified port on our firewall to directly connect to it via port redirection. This works quite well, but every user has to remember the ...
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Error when enabling HA on Xen Server

We have 4 Xen servers - 6.2 build 70446c - one shared storage - accessible via NFS. We disabled HA in order to solve some issues with a live migration that was stuck. I put the master on that pool in ...
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Citrix XenApp: what's 56K performance like?

Have a client that's running Citrix Metaframe with remote locations that are by and large limited to 56K dial-up connections. Citrix Program Neighborhood always ran pretty decently over 56K; any ...
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Unable to publish Citrix Xenapp over Internet (WAN)

I have installed a xenapp server which is working fine in a local environment but when it comes to publish application over WAN it says Could not connect to server however its opening the webpage ...
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Citrix Secure Gateway implentation issues

I hope someone is able to help as I have been trawling for information for some time and surely cannot be the only person having this issue. We have a couple of XenApp farms and have decided to ...
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Configuring existing Citrix XenApp farm to also works as a Windows RDS farm

We're looking into providing a Citrix XenApp 6.5 farm and Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS farm for the users using the same server resources. Please notice that, why/why not, isn't really the question ...
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Can the same server be used for both Citrix and Microsoft RemoteApp publishing?

We have a QA team that needs to test both Citrix and Microsoft RemoteApp publishing and we are wondering if the same server could be used for both systems. We already have a Citrix environment but ...
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How can i setupt XenCenter to find virtual cdrom drives?

I am making an attempt to assist a consumer however i'm slightly out of my depth, they need a XS6 dedicated server, and that i have created a series of virtual drives for numerous distros, ...
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After destroy_domain, XenServer VM can't Migrate within Pool

I have a three XenServer 6.1 servers in a pool. HA is normally used, but is currently turned off for this operation. Recently, I had to force a shutdown of a VM by destroying the domain via these ...
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Citrix not retaining users auto text

One of my users in the farm are losing their autotext every time they log out and in, anyone have any ideas :) So far i have tried ...
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How do you monitor Citrix XenApp with Nagios?

I've never been able to find anything good online for monitoring Citrix XenApp client desktops. Usually the problems that stop the show only appear to users once they login and try to launch an ...
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Smart solution for XenServer firewall?

I've been searching for a smart solution for a XenServer firewall for about a month now. The documentation for the new default networking backend "openvswitch" is not that detailed and I can barely ...
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New VLAN configuration on Citrix XenServer 6.5

We have an existing xenserver environment I have recently inherited. We have multiple xenserver vlans working that can all talk to each other. I am now trying to set up another network and cannot seem ...
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Citrix receiver suddenly missing on pc - Win7/Xenapp

I am having a bit of an issue. For some reason, citrix receiver is being uninstalled from my users computers without them doing anything? That is to say, a user is working with a xenapp published ...
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How to increase CPU core speed of a guest to maximum of Citrix Xenserver Host

There is a Citrix XenServer 5.5 (HP ML370 G5, Xeon 2GHz) on this Server there is a Windows Guest (Windows 2008 R2 x64) under Properties I set 4 CPU Cores with max prio. But if I check with CPU-Z the ...
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Citrix Secure Gateway not redirecting to login URL

We have an older setup for XenApp - users log in through Citrix Secure Gateway running on a windows box. (We hope to start using a NetScaler soon.) Earlier today, connections to ...
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“-STA -WindowStyle Hidden” Option not working with citrix

i have a powershell application published to citrix. It simple executes a remote batch file Initiator.Bat which then executes apowershell script with following command, Powershell ...
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Device aware multifactor authentication with Citrix environment?

There are many services that advertise themselves as providing multifactor authentication for Citrix. But, most seem to require the additional generated passcode every time. Are there any that can ...
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Outlook reminders gone missing on Citrix client (works in cached mode)

Setup 3 ESXi 5.1 hosts, 4 virtual XENAPP servers (3 in production, 1 test server), 300 users (50 PC's, the rest is on clients), Exchange 2010 Problem One Citrix user's Outlook suddenly won't show ...
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Citrix Xen Live Migration without a pool

I have Citrix XenServer 6.2 Is it possible to use the xe vm-migrate command without having a pool? My command: xe vm-migrate vm=movetest host=newhost --live --force Error: Host newhost not ...
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Setting up a citrix local ISO virtual area

I'm setting up a new citrix box and trying to set a 20gb area to hold ISOs for the VMS. I'm trying to setup a new lvm area to hold it, but i'm getting an mkfs.ext3: invalid blocks count - ...
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Trouble creating VDI's in xenserver

Xenserver running on an HP ML350 G5. Raid5 with 5x2tb drives plus hot spare. Local storage is there showing usable 7.5 tb. Under xencenter I went to local storage, storage, virtual disks. I ...
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Citrix VDI-In-a-Box Taking “Milestone Snapshots”

We're using Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, with XenServer on the back-end. I noticed in one of my deployed images, either XenServer for VDI in a box is creating snapshots automatically. The snapshots are listed ...
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Can XenApp published browser pass clientname in HTTP Request?

In trying to lock down access to a web application too only users within a XenApp environment. Is it possible to send the clientname in the HTTP payload by customizing something in the XenApp server ...
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HP t510 thin client displays additional buttons in taskbar when ie9 is opened

We have a new Citrix XenApp 6.5 installation. Our HP t510 thin clients display two additional buttons in the task bar when IE9 starts. When an additional tab is opened, another two buttons appear. ...
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How can I install a new xenserver dom0 kernel?

Since Citrix released the full source code to xenserver 6.2 I've been evaluating it. It's works very well, but there is only one problem that I haven't solved. Unfortunately, Citrix do not supply the ...
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Is there a way to install a font for selected users in Citrix?

We have a user who requests that we install a specific character font on a Windows terminal server (Citrix, in fact, on 2008 R2). That font is not free and installing it in each server in the farm ...
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How do I set up a VM on Citrix XenServer to run on a Raid0 partition?

I have a dedicated server from a hosting provider that I got with Citrix XenServer 6.2 installed. I've installed XenCenter, and gotten connected. Everything seems easy enough until I try to create a ...
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XenServer 6.2 Yum Repository

I installed a clean XenServer 6.2 from the ISOs provided here. I want to compile a driver against this system and need to install make and sources and so on. If I do yum install make I get ...
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install xenserver 6.2 on 3ware 9750 raid5

I would like to install XenServer 6.2 (kernel 2.6.32) on a raid5 managed by a 3ware 9750 controller. The XenServer installer doesn't recognize the raid5 and i think i have to load a driver for the ...
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How to measure Citrix receiver video buffer framerate?

How can I measure Citrix receiver framerate at the client end? I've tried FRAPS, but that doesn't seem to work. Is there a way to determine how many "frames" are sent per second from the client side? ...
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Dramatic disk I/O performance difference for two disks on same machine

A small machine (1 core, 1 GB RAM, CentOs 6.3) virtualized via Citrix Xen has 3 virtual disks with very different sizes. > cat /etc/fstab (snippet) ... /dev/mapper/vg_stagingnfs-lv_root / ext4 ...
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Server Crashes randomly [closed]

I have a problem, VM server 2008 R2 SP1 , running citrix is randomly crhasing, in event log I found following: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000003b ...
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Citrix users experience slow performance and freezing sessions

Since about this monday we have had severe problems with our Citrix environment. The symptoms are users are experiencing very slow connections from time to time and from user to user, today we had ...
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From VMWare Player to VMWare ESXi with Thin Client

currently I've a PC with a Windows Xp on it, there is the VMWare Player installed. In this VMWare Player there is one VM with a Win2000 on it. The Serial Ports (COM1-COM4) from the Host are integrated ...
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SSL Client Certificates and Stores

I am looking to distribute a ssl client certificate to Citrix users. I know that for each user I could run this: certutil –f –p 12345 –importpfx C:\cert.pfx The above would install the certificate ...