Pre-launch apps and Citrix Web Interface PNAgent-site Since XenApp 6.5 we often use a cool feature called pre-launch apps. Pre-launch apps are configured in Citrix AppCenter and start automatically in the moment a user authenticated with Citrix Receiver Enterprise against...
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I’m using Microsoft IIS in my test environment to evaluate Citrix StoreFront. Citrix StoreFront works with AppController. Both together build the product called CloudGateway Enterprise. StoreFront and AppController communicate via SSL (https). To avoid installing a full PKI I decide...
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Since a few months I’m using Microsoft’s Client Hyper-V on my Windows 8 notebook for my demo and education environment. My environment consists of a few Windows servers which build a Windows Active Directory Domain called world.local. In this environment...
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In my lab environment I tried to install and use Citrix WebInterface 5.4 on Windows Server 2012. This blog will guide you through the installation and configuration process. Prepare your Windows Server 2012 Install the following roles and features: .NET...
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Migrations are a common task in corporate IT. Computers are replaced, domains are merged, physical hardware is replaced by virtual infrastructure. In an ideal world the user will not notice that the migration was performed. In reality the user is...
The famous German IT magazine c't has recently published an article about creating your own and modifying existing ribbons in Office 2007. Not again, you may be thinking. But the article shows how a simple DLL helps without any knowledge...
As EdgeSight is a component that is offered by Citrix in several Platinum Editions for strategic products as well as a substitute for Resource Manager in XenApp, customers like to profit from the value-add compared to traditional system management products...
After publishing the shortcomings of the health check for the XML service provided by Citrix, I like to expand on the process of creating a custom health check using the XmlServiceReader.
You may well ask why I created a tool to send arbitrary requests to the XML service and parse the reply in scripts – which is, by the way, called XmlServiceReader . First of all, I did not like the...
Since I have released the XmlServiceExplorer and XmlServiceDigger ,I have received several requests for another tool allowing for custom health checks against the XML service, e.g. see this comment. The XmlServiceReader is a command line tool sending arbitrary requests to...
After writing and publishing the XmlServiceExplorer , I was asked several times just how much information is disclosed by the XML service. There were also comments (to suppress the access lists being disclosed by the XML service , the switch...
In an earlier article about the XmlServiceExplorer, I explained how to obtain the access list of all published applications in a farm from the XML service. As this information is offered without authentication, it can be considered a security issue...