Quick and easy Citrix Storefront tip: enable pooled sockets

Handy tip to improve performance from a storefront perspective is the ability to maintain a pool of sockets instead of creating a new one each time a new user connects which is something which is already enabled by default in the Citrix Web Interface environment. To enable pooledsockets: i) Open the web.config file under c:\inetpub\wwwroot\citrix\%storename%\ […]

Recently move to IE11 and having Citrix web interface login page issues?

  Missing that drop-down box option on the Web Interface Login Page giving the option to use pass-through or not?   Workaround To resolve this issue: 1.In Internet Explorer Options > Security tab, add the Web Interface site to Trusted Sites. 2.Enable compatibility view for the site under Internet Options > Tools > Compatibility View […]

Citrix Xenapp 5.x decommission tip: worth considering publishing out as remoteapp apps

Recently as part of a windows 2003 decommission cycle internally was charged with looking at retiring all pre xenapp 6.x farms in the environment. As part of this obviously a migration strategy for the applications from running in windows 2003 to windows 2008 r2 was part and parcel and to a great extent was able […]

Citrix field tip: Web interface 5.4 recommendations

Suffered numerous outages a while back and this URL came to the rescue .(http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX125715), and ensured v.stable environment since. Highly recommended to invoke all the steps + invoking steps from CTX126625 (included in the link above).    

Tip: Citrix web interface 5.x – the one article you MUST read and implement

Well its a link to it 🙂 http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX126625 Have already mentioned this link in a previous posting but it really bears repeating. Previously suffered numerous issues with web landing page loading indefinitely and what not, once the changes where implemented in the above article the web interface servers have been rock solid in our environment […]