Citrix Delivery controller maintenance: Control number of enumerations made

Simple enough to implement but only required in the “hottest” of environments where thousands of requests are being made per second. From within the Storefront : Specify the maximum number of concurrent requests to send to different Delivery Controllers. The default is 0 (No Limit). Use the Advanced Settings task, select Maximum concurrent enumerations, enter […]

Citrix tip: Whats the “qfarm /load” equivalent in a XenApp 7.x environment?

Needless to say every  citrix administrator will need to use this at some time, like most activities is a powershell cmdlet so need to get into a Powershell session. Once in there type: Get-BrokerMachine -SessionSupport MultiSession -Property ‘DnsName’,’LoadIndex’,’SessionCount’ Like before same values apply – load value 10000 means server is unavailable to take connections for example.

Citrix tip: troubleshooting local host cache issues in Citrix 7.x environments

With the release of XenApp 7.1 a change to the FMA architecture meant that the local host cache (LHC) was effectively done away with. Over the course of the many upgrades in the 7.x version (up to version 13 at time of writing) citrix more and more re-integrated the “features” that came with the original […]