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Accessing Citrix XenDesktop from outside the domain / firewall

My understanding of accessing a Citrix XenDesktop from a home PC is: Download the Citrix plugin. Go to the Citrix XenDesktop server in a web browser. Type in information, including PIN and number ...
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Citrix XenApp Deployment

I am new to Citrix and am thinking of proposing a Citrix solution for our home and remote office workers. My question is regarding deployment and licensing. To allow the clients to have remote ...
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Creating an Outlook profile On a Citrix Application Session

We have an application that runs from a Citrix session that can email information out, outlook 2003 is installed on the Citrix server. As the user lauches the app from the program neigborhood i need ...
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Citrix and WPF, blue window

We are building WPF applications which will be deployed on Citrix. Currently you simply see a blue window under Citrix, although the app runs fine on the server itself. There do seem to be some ...
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Citrix XenApp slowness on ESX 4

I need some help with a some CPU constraint issues( i think) diagnosis. I have a client with a Citrix Xenapp farm (5 desktop servers/9 Application servers) spread accross 12 ESX hosts running ESX4.0. ...
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Direct Storage with XenCenter

I am looking at this new Lenovo ThinkServer RD240 I got. Since we are using NAS for file storage, and most of our servers are more function/application oriented (not requiring lots of data) I am ...
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Can only create on citrix application session per server

We have 3 Citrix presentation servers. These servers are each hosting an application. We can access the application fine. However, if I access it, I can only open one session of the application on ...
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MMC cannot open the file *.msc

On Windows Server 2008 R2 I have various admin consoles/snapins installed. All of these run correctly, whether I launch them directly or add them to MMC. However, if I try to launch them from the ...
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Citrix Receiver for Windows 3.0

I've had a solid PresentationServer 4.0 working for 4 years. This new receiver is causing massive issues. I am getting this error on multiple machines now. The network connection to your ...
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How are devices handled with Citrix XenApp?

We have an application which interacts with a USB interactive whiteboard. A customer recently asked if our software would work with XenApp 6. I am sure our application will, however the hardware is ...
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Citrix XenDesktop error 2314: .ica file has duplicate lines in WFClient section

On one laptop, when going to the web interface for launching a XenDesktop session over the intranet, the XenDesktop window opens and then an error message shows up: Error number 2314 The Citrix ...
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Citrix web interface with pass-through authentication displays no applications

I have a user who logs into our Citrix web interface with pass-through authentication. When she connects to the web site, it displays a message saying that no published resources can be found, and ...
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Mapping drive from Citrix and remote desktop

Is it possible from a PC using a Citrix ICA Client to connect to Citrix XenApp, then from the XenApp have a RDP remote desktop connection a Server, then map a disk on the Server, such that the mapped ...
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Your thoughts on vendor requiring all users to login to a MS terminal server with the same username and password

I have a vendor stating that they won't support the Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server they are installing unless all users login using the same username and password. They claim this is to make ...
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Citrix and Ubuntu Server / Ubuntu Clients for VDI

does anyone have any experience running ubuntu as a hosted desktop using XenServer have any reasons why I should not pursue this option?
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Is clipboard sharing over RDP a security risk?

We have a new customer. (Yay.) When our customers have a problem we usually connect to their server in order to investigate. Normally we use Remote Desktop or VNC for this. During this investigation I ...
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Citrix ICA Client opens when I open e-mail; how do I get it to stop?

Mac environment, Safari, e-mail through AT&T/Yahoo. When I open an e-mail, Citrix ICA Client kicks in; tries to download "categoryhtml-aspx" and then a failure notice comes up. I have used ...
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programmatic access to files via Citrix

Is there an API with Citrix that will allow programmatic access (read) to files on a remote server only accessible via Citrix?
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Terminal Server Licensing with citrix?

We are installing Citrix XenApp 6. Our plan is to have a "citrix control" server to serve as license server and print server, and 2 citrix servers with Microsoft Terminal Sever service installed. ...
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Datastore Location in XenApp 5?

I inherited a Citrix enviorment and I am trying to create some much needed documentation. What XenApp console will direct me to the name of the Datastore in the environment? Where can I find out the ...
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XenServer on i7 Processors?

Was wondering if anyone is using an i7 XenServer. Didn't see anything in the HCL on the XenServer site. If you are using it how is the performance and should I build one on i7 or a older Xeon ...
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Citrix XenApp 6, cannot connect to licenceserver

i try to install Citrix XenApp, first install Webinterface und XenApp to one Server and licence-manager to an other server. I can connect to Port 27000 on licenceserver with telnet and can go to ...
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How to compare automatically that the configurations of our citrix are the same

Again and again we have problems with software running on citrix servers because they don't have the same configuration. Perhaps an ODBC-DNS configuration is wrong or some rights are missing. Is ...
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Tool to manage CITRIX application dependency libraries

I need to use some tools to help me during the release and deployment management of package application. I would like to use HP release control and maybe HP quality centre. But I do not ...
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XenApp Console - Lost Administrator Password

Running MF 4.5 using XenApp Advanced Config Console. I am administrator on the system but not configured for the console. Is there any way to gain access to the console as the previous Citrix Admin ...
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Local printing from Citrix, job is paused and sends 128KB on each resume

I have a very strange issue that is affecting non-domain admin users. When a standard user within Citrix (Presentation Server 4.0) attempts to print to a local printer (attached via USB to the local ...
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XEN Server VM Creation Error

Has anyone seen this before and this recently started occurring when a VM boots. 4/7/2011 11:53:08 AM Error: Starting VM 'Web Server 1' - INVALID_SOURCE - Unable to access a required file in the ...
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Convert from VMDK to OVF

Is there a way to convert an VMDK to OVF?
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Recover broken VM on Citrix XenServer

I have accidentally upgraded the hard drive on my XenServer machine, and didn't remember to transfer my database VM. All machines has been restored, but this one machine. All I have are 2 virtual ...
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Citrix Web Interface - How to get back Native Embedded Client functionality?

Sometime after Citrix Server 4.6, they removed the ability to use the Native Embedded client. The problem is that we want their application to stay within the browser window rather than seamless or in ...
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demistify virtualization solutions: VDI, client virtualization, server virtualization?

how does VDI, server virtualization, client virtualization; compare - architecture wise? although a lot is written by vendors like Citrix or VMware it is often confusing hidden behind marketing ...
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“A device attached to the system is not functioning” when reconnecting to XenApp 6 session

A few of our XenApp 6 customers are seeing issue sometimes when users move from one workstation to another and try to connect to their running session. An error box pops up with "A device attached to ...
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Citrix XenApp application does not have keyboard focus when launched

On new or existing Citrix XenApp 4.5 servers, I am having problems streaming the Allscripts Pro EHR application via the XenApp web interface. When users launch the application via the Citrix XenApp ...
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Adobe Reader hangs on Citrix

Symptoms: The user cannot open new PDF's. When we look on the TS process list, we can see multiple acrord32.exe's, one for each attempt to open a PDF after the hang occurs. The user/Citrix Control ...
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Why I can't se my network printer inside an app accessed via Citrix web client?

I'm using citrix web client to access some apps and from them I can't print to my network printer. Citrix redirects my local usb atached printer just fine, but it doesn't redirect my network printer. ...
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Not able to login to citrix presenatation server during peak hours

We are not able to login to citrix presentation server 4.0 on the particular time 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM. Getting error :socket connction error ..., Cannot connect to metaframe server.., Resource unav ...
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XenServer Converting HVM to Paravirtualised

Recently I have been tasked with the daunting process of converting a setup of HVM enabled VMs (running on Citrix XenServer 5.6.0) into PV (paravirtualised) containers. The constraints of the project ...
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Citrix Xenserver 5.6 vs HP BL460c G7 Networkadapter

We have a brand new HP BL460c G7 Blade. We want to install Citrix Xenserver on it. The installer prompts for Networkdrivers since it can´t locate any supported hardware. According to HPs QuickSpecs ...
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Send as Attachment from Citrix server -> Launch Outlook on local workstation

A system I'm working on has a simple report generating feature. It creates a doc-file, saves it to disk and launches the file in Word. Recently we got a complaint from one of our customers. After the ...
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XenApp 5.0 Database Connection controlled Interrupt

we have to migrate our single-server Database system. This database is used for Citrix xenApp. Is it possible to stop the database for 1 hour but keep our Citrix Farm online? Regards
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Using Acronis Uinversal Restore, it's asking for a driver, where can I download it from?

I'm trying to build a new windows farm, and I'm using Acronis True Image to restore clean 2003 images to a VM, (XEN, running under CentOS). Towards the end I get this image, (below) which is to ...
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List of virtual machines on XenCenter

We run Citrix XenServer's here, and currently have 3 production servers with approx 10 server running on each. It would be very useful if we could somehow export a list of the virtual servers, even ...
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SharePoint and XenApp Integration: Why?

I'm a Citrix newbie, I'll admit that first off. My boss is raving about how he wants to use the XenApp/Sharepoint integration features to provide access to applications via the Sharepoint portal. ...
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How to troubleshoot down terminal service/CITRIX sessions, when the process just won't terminate?

Running a CITRIX presentation server farm, version 4.5.6 on Windows 2003 sp2. In the CITRIX Access Management Console, I sometimes get a session that shows it's in a down state - but has none of the ...
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SQL Server Report Builder from Citrix

We would like to allow users accessing the system via citrix to create their own reports using SQL Server Report Builder. Has anyone tried this? Did it work or were there any problems?
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HP CM2320 Printer crashes windows 2003 spooler in TS/Citrix

I'm having a very annoying issue with an HP printer (CM2320): all of a sudden, any user who has that printer installed locally as default printer would crash any Windows 2003 terminal services or ...
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Citrix Mixed Server Session problems

we've run an Citrix Farm with 4 x Windows 2008 x64 (XenApp 5.0 FP3) and one server Win 2003 x86 (Xenapp 4.6). Yesterday we had a strange problem with Session logins. Existing Sessions could work ...
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So what really makes a server grade NIC?

We have a couple servers hosting Citrix VM's. We are planning on adding SAN storage to our network so that we can do the quick migration and high availability thing. The question comes up with ...
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Finding the reason of a force shutdown of a VM

We have a linux VM running under XenServer that reboots itself with no apparent reason. Checking the /var/log files in Xen we noticed that it's sending a force shutdown to the VM, like this: ...
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Accessing Application Server directly by public IP in citrix Farm

I have an citrix application server in SiteB and I have a Farm in SiteA. We want to add this server into that Farm in SiteB, and access it from the internet via web interface. SiteA and SiteB are ...