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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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 ...
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Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. Incorrect password on screensaver

First some software details: Thin client: Wyse C10LE Citrix -> Windows Terminal Services -> Windows Server 2008 Enterprise desktop I have a user with a very strange problem. When he locks his screen ...
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Change logon /disable Citrix XENAPP 5.0 farm wide or local

I want to disable logons before I do maintenance on a single server in the farm. If i run change logon /disable will that disable logons on that server or will that disable logons on the entire farm? ...
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Can I restrict an AD account to login only on Xenapp servers and not locally?

I have some users who want to test a Xenapp application using some generic accounts (I don't like to use generic accounts but for reasons I won't go into, they are necessary). I want to setup the ...
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Shrink a Windows VM in XenServer

I faced a problem. I deployed a VM by size of 500GB on Citrix XenServer and now I want to shrink it, because I don't have enough space for snapshots. Now I want to perform an export/import to do this. ...
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How can vms be assigned to physical cores or threads in xen

I am having intel EX5620 Cpu which has 4 Cores and 8 threads. cat /proc/cpuinfo is showing 8 cpus. From xen's wiki page they are saying its better to assign each vm to cpu core for better ...
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Citrix Xen VM's lose networking

My client has a XenServer 6.0.2 installation with 2 Window Server 2008 R2 virtual machines. Whenever the virtual machines are rebooted they lose their IP settings (IP address, subnet, gateway). Each ...
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Citrix has issues resolving network shares

We are having this weird issue with our Citrix (version 4.5) server (sitting on Windows 2003 r2), where a couple users have issues resolving single shared network drive. We use a logon script to map ...
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Slow Citrix connection related to mapped network drives

I have this weird issue with Citrix being slow and maybe users just being a little dramatic, but I am curious as to why that happens. Let me give you a little bit of a background. Citrix is running ...
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User home directory being deleted from the source

Here is our scenario, we used robocopy to copy over our file server to a new & improved server. We changed the home directory path in AD to reflect the changes. We updated our AD to reflect new ...
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Running QuickBooks in a XenApp Environment

Just curious if people recommend running QuickBooks on the regular Citrix servers or if it's best to keep a separate server in the farm specifically for QuickBooks.
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Managing XenServer and its Virtual Machines Remotely

I have a dedicated server in a data center and I want to install XenServer for virtualization. XenServer will be running 2 or 3 virtual servers, all of which will be using Public IP's along with a ...
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Citrix Error: Your user profile was not loaded correctly

We get this error from out citrix server: Your user profile was not loaded correctly! You have been logged on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off. ...
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Slow filesystem access

I'm trying to diagnose a slow filesystem issue on a server I look after. It's been ongoing for quite some time, and I've run out of ideas as to what I can try. Here's the thick of it. The server ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise Problems

A few months ago I setup a Citrix XenApp cluster running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition using the temporary 180 day license key. Recently the company bought a Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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monitor processes in citrix

Where I work, We've been having trouble with certain applications mysteriously crashing/hanging in citrix; the primary culprits are IE8 and a certain .net-based industry specific app that we use. ...
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Where is my new hard disk Citrix Xen Center

I'm trying to create a new storage repository on a server that already has 2 old hard disks, set up with hardware RAID 1. It's my first time doing this in Xen Server environment so I wanna be extra ...
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Citrix XenApp - Understanding

Can you please help me with my understanding of xen app. Here is my understanding of citrix xenapp - When any virtual application ( such as word ) is started from xen app server, it basically creates ...
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GPO will not apply, does not show up in RSOP, nor gpresult? What's wrong?

So I've created a new GPO for my Citrix servers by right-clicking my Citrix Server OU & created a new policy. This policy is linked to the OU & security filtering is set to "Authenticated ...
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Application not showing in the taskbar

We have a credit card program, Ocius. Unfortunately this does not show in the taskbar and in our citrix environment users can alt-tab to it running as a local application but with windows 7, citrix ...
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Under CITRIX, why would a user get the message “your smart card is blocked”, when it really isn't?

I have a XenApp 5 farm, running under Win2k8 server. Sometimes a user's session will "hang", and when they attempt to connect to CITRIX after that, they'll see the standard authentication error "your ...
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How can I improve the experience of interacting with the local file system from a Citrix application?

My organisation delivers a number of applications via Citrix which on the whole works very well. However, some applications require uploading of files from the users local Windows filesystem. The ...
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Launch Citrix session from command line

Work has a Citrix server. My workstation is OS X 10.6.8. I noticed yesterday that if I have download an .ica file to disk I can launch it from the command line ... open agljava.ica This is ...
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Security risk of XEN Server Free with public ip? [closed]

I am having a dedicated machine,from some hosting company and i have KVM access to it i wish to virtualize it using XEN's bare metal hyperviosr,(XEN server Free). Will it be possible to manage VM's ...
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Citrix Xen Center to Manage XEN 4.1 running on ubuntu 12.04

I have been using virt manager to manage XEN and it crashes often so i moved to Citrix Xencenter but i can not make it work. Details: using XEN 4.1 running on ubuntu 12.04 citrix XenCenter Installed ...
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How to set get XenCenter to detect virtual cdrom drives?

I am attempting to help a client but I am a bit out of my depth, they have a XS6 dedicated server, and I have created a series of virtual drives for various distros, using isos we have. For example ...
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Proper DMZ setting in citrix secure gateway

I currently have a citrix secure gateway on a Window sever 2003 behind a firewall (ASA 5505) with the citrix ports forwarding to the citrix servers. It is on the same LAN as the two citrix servers ...
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Setting external IP for Citrix Web Interface

I have a Citrix Web Interface (as part of XenApp 6.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2) that is behind a NAT, I can access the web interface fine (via both SSL and standard port 80) but when I go to launch a ...
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Managing XEN through virt-manager on ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying to make xen work on a remote machine with no GUI.Installed XEN hypervisor on the machine and booted in that kernel.Try to create VM using virt-manager. I tried accessing ...
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Users See All XenApp Autocreated Session Printers

Small farm running Windows Server 2008 x64 and XenApp 5 with the latest hotfix rollup. The users are standard users, but for whatever reason they see all of the auto-created session printers. ...
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Is Citrix accessible through proxy?

This is first time i am working on citrix so please ignore if i ask something silly. I have to access Citrix URL of my client "https://Server/Citrix/Xenapp/auth/login.aspx" and port 443. I am able to ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 on XenServer 5.5 - Won't boot from iso

I can't get the Ubuntu server 12.04 ISO to boot in XenServer 5.5. It is not a problem with the ISO or the share because I have used the iso to install locally and I can install other ISOs from the ...
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PowerPoint document locked - possibly reporting wrong user

I recently received a phone call from one of the users saying that her PowerPoint (Office 2007) presentation was locked and under edit by another (she was working remotely off of Citrix server), but ...
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Citrix: “The My Knowledge Base will not be available for farm <my farm name>”

I get this error message everytime I do a discovery in Citrix: The My Knowledge Base will not be available for farm <my farm name> Citrix server is run under VMWare and all privileges are ...
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Citrix XenApp Fundamentals

I have a problem with a new install of a XenApp Citrix server. Everything was working fine, but I was setting up Citrix Access Gateway and single sign in. Now, on the main server I am getting an ...
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When Citrix desktop disconnects SAP Client holds session and can't log back in

We have a fairly large Citrix implementation and have just pushed out SAP desktop client to all of the desktops. Everything else is working fine except the following problem: If a user Disconnects ...
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Citrix XenApp qfarm displays no servers, load shows 100

I had a Citrix XenApp 6.5 sever running smoothly in a very simple domain (one DC, one XenApp server) until the XenApp server had to be restarted recently. After it came back, applications can no ...
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Can the Citrix Receiver be set to log off rather than disconnecting when Windows restarts?

I've been placed in a situation where I'm supporting Citrix end users with no visibility on the Citrix server. One problem I've run into is users restarting their PC without logging out of Citrix ...
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Best practice to connect to Citrix XenApp

What is best practice to connect to your Citrix XenApp servers? Putting the addresses of all servers in a client, or putting one dns entry with multiple a-records?
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Citrix Configuration Logging Database error

i wanted to configure the configuration logging database within XenApp 6.5. I created the Database with proper rights (AD User with dbo Rights on this Database), configured the COM+ Sections on the ...
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Change local admin password. Impacts on Oracle and Citrix?

I need to change the local admin password on some Citrix and Oracle servers. These servers are in production. Then we will start using a secure password procedure, and change them every X month. ...
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Need any hints regarding Linux host's file-system going to read-only mode

I have a CentOS 5.x Linux guest running on a XEN (Citrix) server, and from time to time it mysteriously goes into the read-only mode. I've checked the file-system for errors, nothing suspicious ...
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Microsoft Group policy isn't pushing Citrix profile policy settings

We run 22 XA6 off of one image through a provisioning server. We also run another 5 doing the same thing (but these 5 do not publish desktops). Now on the 22 servers we have, we will come in on any ...
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Converting a VMware ESXi 4.0 Thin Provisioned VM to Citrix

I'm needing to convert a Centos 4.4 VM running on ESXi 4.0.0 to Citrix 6, however I'm not sure how to go about it as it's using thin provisioning. Normally, I'd copy the *-flat.vmdk files over to ...
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Radius + Vyatta Firewall + Citrix Access Gateway

Im having a problem setting up Radius with Citrix Access Gateway. I had it all set up and working fine when I had the Citrix Access Gateway (CAG) on our main LAN but I want to move it into DMZ. I ...