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Span on multiple monitors when logged into a Citrix session via Citrix Receiver (or Citrix server)

Once connected to remote desktop, drag Citrix window across both monitors. Press the maximize button, the client will maximize to both screens and be presented as a dual-monitor setup.
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Span on multiple monitors when logged into a Citrix session via Citrix Receiver (or Citrix server)

Put the Receiver into windowed mode and put it so half of the window is on each monitor, then maximize it and it should go fullscreen / dual screen.
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Span on multiple monitors when logged into a Citrix session via Citrix Receiver (or Citrix server)

I figured this out. If you installed the Citrix Receiver, and have the browser plugin, you will need to disable that plugin so that a *.ica file does not launch automatically with the ICA Client when ...
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USB passthrough (non storage) to XenServer 7 VM

Not supported Sorry. This has been a requested feature since 2007. And as of 2016 it is still unsupported. You may have to buy a dedicated USB-to-Ethernet dongle server. I have no experience with ...
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Has VDI become the "silver bullet"?

I'm Dan and I'm addicted to VDI. This answer can (and does) span several books, but let's give it a go: VDI is definitely in vogue, for sure, but remember - the basis of it isn't really new ...
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Block file browsing on Windows Explorer

You can disable and hide the C: with Group Policy but be warned that it's not 100% fool proof. Ensure your write permissions are good and that you're users aren't administrators, but if you're letting ...
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Span on multiple monitors when logged into a Citrix session via Citrix Receiver (or Citrix server)

On a MAC, it's easy as dragging the corner of the desktop window across monitors. For Windows, is much more cumbersome. On the Citrix Receiver icon at the top left corner of the Desktop window, click ...
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Can a Citrix NetScaler loadbalance based on the path portion of a URL?

Yes. NetScaler can do that. CSVS You will have to create a "Content Switching Virtual Server" (CSVS). This will be the traffic cop directing traffic either to the left or the right. LBVS Next stop ...
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Restricting access to \\127.0.0.1\c$ on Windows

when you say c$ you are talking about a hidden share, your users must be in the local admins group. if they are not administrators then take them out of that group
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Log source IP of traffic destined to Cirtix Netscaler

Depending on the type of traffic you want to be logged, and the components that you are using, you have some different options. All starts with the following: Create a Message Action (under System --...
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Windows Server 2016 showing file association popup when users log in

We've found a solution finally. The issue is not only with Windows Server 2k16, but also with Windows 10 in general. 1) To remove the annoying box that pops up, we exported the Default Associations ...
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Citrix Receiver for Mac: "You have not chosen to trust"

You know the storefront url ? go in it with safari and check with safari how the certificate react. I suspect SHA-1 use in the certificate, if so you might have to redo the certificate
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Idle Citrix app remote connections are causing the Windows lock screen to appear

It may be the screen saver. Try to configure this policy setting: User configuration -> Control panel -> Personalization -> Enable screen saver: "Disabled".
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Citrix Netscaler Gateway does not work in macOS Catalina 10.15.4

I had the same issue and contacted Citrix support, and they advised to use the Citrix SSO app for MacOS instead. It must be downloaded from the MacOS app store. So far it seems to be working OK for me....
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Span on multiple monitors when logged into a Citrix session via Citrix Receiver (or Citrix server)

In my case, Critix Player shows me up with a remote desktop log in window exactly same as Windows' default remote desktop program. (Disclaimer: I am not allowed to post the exact screen shot but the ...
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Random XEN guests do not boot complaining disk not found

Received much better information from the commandline: # xe vm-start vm='vmDoesNotStart' This operation cannot be performed because the specified VDI could not be found on the storage substrate sr: ...
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Terminal Server and loopback address usage

A service or application listener can bind to only one unique combination of host address and port. If a given program instance binds to a specific ip address and a specific port on a host to listen ...
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block user object settings at cross domain forest registration

I believe you need to Manage User Profiles for Remote Desktop Services. Create GPO which set the following parameter: Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\...
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Spooler Service Keeps Hanging and Causes Citrix served application to not launch

Try working through CTX136332: Printing Recommendations for a XenApp/Terminal Server Environment (Archived here.) Especially these steps: Complete the following steps to fix the issue: Contact the ...
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How does Network Printing work exactly?

I think I can help. Explaining printing in a simple post is pretty much impossible. I have been working for ThinPrint for over a decade and still find new things. However, last year I had the ...
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What is the purpose of a fast CPU in a Thin client?

Thin Clients aren't always used for only RDP/Citrix. They can also be used as kiosk terminals for browsing, or PoS systems. Or even local browsing by the user, instead of doing it in RDP. It works ...
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Citrix receiver (seamless mode) with multiple screen resolutions

Actually, I found an acceptable answer (at least for me). The user needs to: Navigate to the installation folder of the Citrix receiver client (by default, C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\ICA Client) ...
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NetScaler Gateway for MAC is not connecting correctly: Protocoll shows "AGAS: Failed to initialise ssl vpn plugin"

Found the solution: In the mac OS high Sierra there is an extra security setting that blocks some applications for some reasons and that had blocked citrix. You can find it in the Systems Settings -> ...
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Citrix XenApp - Publish application installed in AppData Local

You can force the install to another directory by using syntax: msiexec /i CiscoSpark_x86.msi TARGETDIR="C:\Program Files" ALLUSERS=1. Depending on which WebEx TAC engineer you ask, using this ...
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IIS sees all connections as local connextions when running Citrix Secure Gateway on the same box

Assuming you are running at least Web Interface 5.x, you can configure it to see the real IP address of the client connecting through the gateway. Locate the following section in $SITEROOT/Citrix/...
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Recover Citrix deleted application

Try DSView.exe There is a tool for looking inside the XenApp Data Store. It is called "DSView.exe". I think this is your best bet. Unfortunately I can't give any better pointers on where exactly to ...
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Can't attach iSCSI with multipathing in Citrix XenServer

From what I can see, the only reason why this happens is that Multipathing isn't enabled on both Synology and XenServer sides. Here's this option in Synology https://www.synology.com/_images/...
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Can't attach iSCSI with multipathing in Citrix XenServer

@Refalm, @jrd1989, each interface on the initiator has to be allowed access on the target. A single machine with two different pathways to the same target requires two different ACL entries. An ACL ...
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Can't attach iSCSI with multipathing in Citrix XenServer

Have you granted your servers access to the LUN's from the SAN? For my SAN I had to log into the management console, create a hostgroup (ex: named it 'blade-servers'), mapped the necessary LUNs to the ...
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Should XenApp users have access to task manager?

In our 6.5 farm we give our users Task Manager - for the exact reason of killing hung processes. It doesn't really make our Helpdesk kill hung process type calls any less though as some users don't ...
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