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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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XenServer IOPS read

I'm trying to retrieve some performance statistics from several Citrix XenServer installations (with versions from 5.5 to 6.2). What I need exactly are IOPS (read and write). Trying to use iostat on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Xenserver boot error

I'm trying to get Xenserver 5.5 running on a spare computer here, hardware specs: Intel Q6600, 4GB Ram, and Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R motherboard Xenserver itself installs fine onto a 150GB sata hdd, ...
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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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XenApp will not “stream” published applications, but will run “installed applications”

I have setup a XenApp 6.0 environment. I can publish and run "installed applications" such as Windows Write and these run perfectly on the client PC. However, when I attempt to publish a "streamed ...
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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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How to configure citrix presentation server 4.5 login config

I am a little confused as to something my Citrix Server has been doing. When I login to the web login, (username, password, domain); everything logs in ok and I see all the available application. ...
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Citrix Performance monitoring

I has a strange thing which appears on my Citrix Farm today. My users are equiped with a Thin client Axel Model 80F, and today, one of them sustained a problem on it. He opened a citrix's Publish ...
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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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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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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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Citrix server running 3rd party app experiencing SQL timeouts

We are running an app that was not developed in house on several Citrix servers. The users of this application are experiencing intermittent SQL timeouts. The error message: ...
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recent places missing (files showing but not folders)

I am having an issue in a citrix environment. Users are unable to see their recent places (sort of) The recent files themselves show but its the folders that are not showing. So far the only way 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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Switching Application using Citrix ICA client connected via laptop

I am using citrix online plugin (ICA)to connect remotely to the machines located outside our premises. Now most of the keyboard shortcuts work but the replacement of Alt+Tab does not work. I have ...
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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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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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Citrix-Session starts but hangs for about 3 Minutes

I logon to our citrix through web-access (native-client 12.0.0.6410 from my Win7 64-bit notebook). There is one published application: the Desktop. I can hear the start-up-sound and see the desktop, ...
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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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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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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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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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Citrix degrades with 100% CPU

We have a Citrix PS4.0 farm made up of 2 physical and 2 virtual Citrix servers. Any one of them at some point or another will eventually degrade in performance due to hitting 100% CPU usage. I can ...
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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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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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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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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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Citrix Profile Management

I am trying to implement Citrix Profile Management into our environment. First off, I am by no means a Citrix person. Very new to this environment and new to this job. Currently we have XenDesktop ...
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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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VDI size limited to 2TB in Citrix XenServer 6.2

I would like to know if it's possible to create a VDI greater than 2TB with Citrix XenServer using LVM over iSCSI. This limitation is not viable in a virtualized repository server. There's any ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...