Having performances with Receiver (ver 14.4.1001.1) with certain published applications?

Seen this recently and at present have a workaround in place. Very strange issue insofar as the fix is slightly unusual in itself. Issue: Certain published applications were slowing to a crawl post upgrade to version 4.4.1. Workaround Found to be related to the connection preferences and setting application setting from “seamless” to “1024×768” did […]

Configure Citrix Receiver for iOS (pre version 7) to support Framehawk

To configure older versions of Citrix receiver for IOS to support Framehawk, you must manually edit default.ica On the StoreFront server, access the App_Data directory of your store in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\. Open the default.ica file and add the following line in the WFClient section: Framehawk=On Save the changes. This allows Framehawk sessions to be established from […]

Citrix tip: how to enable UDP audio on unmanaged (byod) devices

Came across this useful tip on Citrix eDocs when encountering a need for it. Interesting insofar as haven’t needed to edit the default.ica file sent from StoreFront. To do: On the StoreFront machine, open C:\inetpub\wwwroot\Citrix\<Store Name>\App_Data\default.ica with an editor such as notepad. Under the [Application] section make then entries below: This is to enable Real-Time […]

XenApp 7.12 updates – welcome back local host cache!

As most citrix bod’s will know with the release of Citrix XenApp 7.0 onwards the local host cache facility whereby in essence a cached copy of the citrix datastore was kept locally was removed from the feature-set. This caused much discontent in the user community as it placed much more emphasis on having to ensure decent […]

vCenter 6.5 tip: Enabling vCenter HA? do so when things are quiet in your environment

Picked up this useful tip from the vCenter Server HA performance and Best Practices guide (see – http://www.vmware.com/content/dam/digitalmarketing/vmware/en/pdf/techpaper/vcha65-perf.pdf) Will see on Pg 23 it will refer to the fact that: “As a best practice, it is highly recommended to pick a time period with a very light workload to enable VCHA. Otherwise, the newly cloned Passive […]

Used NetScaler MAS StyleBooks yet(& handy links)?

NetScaler StyleBooks are an interesting feature as they can help with providing standardization in your NetScaler environment. They do this by simplifying the task of managing complex NetScaler configurations for your applications. Details on how to create https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/netscaler-mas/11-1/stylebooks/how-to-create-your-own-stylebooks.html Below is a set of URL’s relating to the NetScaler MAS environment folks might find useful Main […]