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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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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Citrix Xenserver Bond Disconnected

I've got a bit of an issue with our Citrix Xenserver system (were still running 5.6) Last week we had to dismantle our server racks due to some required building work. Since reassembling one of our ...
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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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Citrix XenApp - can we have two EVAs in a farm?

I have a question about the Citrix XenApp Evaluation Virtual Appliance (EVA). We are trying to get this set up to our desired config with a view to purchasing full licenses once we're happy with ...
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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 ...
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Block Citrix User To Access TIF from IE

There is a restriction to not be able to access C:\ on a citrix environment I'm currently looking at. It is possible to circumvent this measure partially by looking at the temporary internet files ...
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Can I safely uninstall “Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines”?

Having several virtual servers with Windows 2008 R2 at our web hoster (Germany's "1&1", they seem to use Citrix Xen), I have every now and then some servers that hang (RDP login screen hangs ...
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HP Proliant DL360 G3: What version of XenServer is supported?

I've spent some time looking, and haven't been able to find a decent HCL for the current and past versions of XenServer. I have 3 HP Proliant DL360 G3's that I want to use for virtualization. They ...
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XenApp Web interface: User loging from two different browsers or machines -> Disconnected session

I have an issue with our new Citrix XenApp 6.5 deployment with Web Interface 5.4 and CSG 3.3.1 We have external users who share the same access (we charge them by access so they don't order more than ...
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IIS7, Kerberos, sometimes no response from browser to 401

SharePoint 2010 hosted on IIS7, Kerberos enabled. Clients log on through Citrix on several terminal servers. Kerberos is working on several clients, so SPN's are defined correctly, but on some clients ...
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To SSD or not to SSD? (Virtualization - Xenserver) [closed]

I have several Xenserver boxes running (very well). Most of ours are setup with a RAID1 with two mechanical 7200rpm enterprise sata drives, or RAID10 with 4 7200 enterprise sata drives. The sata ...
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Can low bandwidth affect application performance served via Citrix even if the application isn't refreshing the screen much?

We have a Win32 application being delivered via Citrix that is accessible from both internal corporate LAN and external internet facing locations. We are seeing some behavior I wouldn't expect though. ...
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Boot Clonezilla with XenServer VM

I'm currently trying to move a RHEL based server to Citrix XenServer (5.6) VM. My plan was to use Clonezilla LIVE CD, which i have had good suceess with to clone physical to physical before. So i ...
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Most secure: Authentification point at Citrix Access Gateway, or Web Interface

At our company we have XenApps accessible through Citrix Access Gateway. I am looking through the settings and i can see under the Web Interface settings that the authentication point is set to be "at ...
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Why are my Citrix Web Interfaces giving public IPs to internal clients?

I have a small Citrix farm that's giving out ICA files with public IP addresses to clients that are in our internal network. The public IPs are translated (NAT'd from public IP to the appropriate ...
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Disconnected Citrix Users

We have a problem where a couple of users keep getting disconnected from their Citrix sessions and we cant understand why it only affects a few users where other users going through the same Web ...
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Thin clients over WAN - Capacity planning [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? How reliable is it to run thin clients such as Citrix XenDesktop over the WAN. I am designing an IT solution where the client ...
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Does Citrix XenApp use less network traffic than VNC or Remote Desktop?

I read in Wikipedia that XenApp is based on GDI commands sent over the network instead of based on images sent over the network like VNC does; does XenApp use less network traffic then Terminal ...
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How to correct “No value could be found for (Allowhotkey) that satisfies all lockdown requirements.”?

After updating a Windows XP SP3 machine to Citrix Receiver v3.3, the user is unable to launch any published applications. The error they got is: No value could be found for (Allowhotkey) that ...
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Random servers in Citrix farm suddenly bluescreens (mostly 0x0000008e and 0x0000007e)

I'm responsible for a Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 farm. Starting Friday 30. November, my servers started to crash randomly. So far we've experienced 80 crashes, so it's obviously becoming an ...
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Running the RDP Client through Citrix XenApp

Are there any good reasons to publish remote desktop software using XenApp? For example, can ICA improve the connection in low bandwidth situations?
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Is it possible to share 4 cores single CPU among 12 virtual machines on Xen?

I have to host about 12 virtual machines on Xen server. all of them are very lightweight Linux machines. Means not resource intensive. I have a xen server with single CPU with 4 cores. so is it ...
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How do you initialize networking on a new Xen guest VM?

We have a Citrix XenServer setup, and while I personally lean more towards Dev than Ops, I've got an issue that's been bugging me. When you provision a new (Linux/Ubuntu) guest, how do you get it to ...