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Christiaan Brinkhoff

Christiaan Brinkhoff
Christiaan Brinkhoff works as a Sr. Workspace Consultant at Detron, one of the largest IT Company’s in the Netherlands. Within Detron he mainly focus on the area of expertises Workspace and Compute & Infrastructure on the larger enterprise customers. Next to his work, he also loves to share his knowledge on several platforms, such as on Citrix Blogs, MyCUGC, his own blog on ChristiaanBrinkhoff.com, DABCC and the NetScaler MVP & IGEL Community Insider program. Throughout the last year, he is also been awarded as Citrix CTA, VMware vExpert and participate in the Citrix Subject Matter Expert program (SME) for writing and contributing to new Citrix exams.

How to setup Citrix NetScaler Gateway SSL VPN in Azure as Point-to-Site VPN replacement, using multiple network interfaces

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Citrix just upgraded their NetScaler VPX in Microsoft Azure (official article). There were some limitations before the upgrade that I mentioned in one of my previous blogs. Most of them are now gone, what makes it possible to take NetScaler deployments in Azure to a new level! You can now add extra network interfaces, what […]

How to install and configure Citrix StoreFront 3.9, including the new NetScaler integration import | InfraShare.net

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Citrix just released their latest XenDesktop/XenApp 7.13 Current Release version, and like always, it includes an new version of StoreFront (3.9). So in addition to my other blog, How to install and configure XenDesktop 7.13, including Windows 10 (MCS) virtual desktop, or when you need to perform an single server StoreFront 3.9 installation. I wrote […]

How to setup a Citrix NetScaler 11.1 VPX in Microsoft Azure, including NetScaler Gateway (ICA Proxy) configuration

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In addition to my previous blogpost, How to Build your Citrix Disaster Recovery environment in Microsoft Azure, and of course, when you need to proceed the NetScaler setup in Azure for your own Citrix (hybrid) environment, I created this blog article, to show you how to get familiar with the configuration steps that must be […]

How to Build your Citrix Disaster Recovery environment in Microsoft Azure

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One of the great Platform Services of Microsoft Azure is DRaaS, what stands for Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service or also named as Recovery Services in the Azure ARM Portal. A simple, cost-effective and fast solution to build up a complete Recovery Site in the Azure Cloud, with no need to buy own hardware that needs to be available […]

How to install and configure Citrix XenDesktop 7.13, including Windows 10 (MCS) virtual desktop

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As you probably know already, Citrix just released a new Current Release version of their XenDesktop/XenApp software last week. Just as every new version, it includes new features and all the fixes. In last year, 2016, Citrix released over 4 new releases, what is pretty much. For 2017 Citrix will bring you 2 more current […]

How to install and configure Citrix XenApp 7.12, including Windows Server 2016 (MCS) and Local Host Cache

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Last week Citrix released their latest XenApp / XenDesktop 7.12 version, what includes many new features, with one in particular, the (re)introduction of the Local Host Cache functionality. The feature to keep your Citrix FMA environment available for new and existing sessions in case of a central site database outage, or even when all the Citrix databases […]

How to back up your Citrix NetScaler VPX with NetScaler Management & Analytics System (MAS)

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Back in the days, the only official method to backup your Citrix NetScaler devices was to use Citrix Command Center. Since Citrix released their NetScaler MAS (Management & Analytics System) in June 30, 2016, there was a new kid in town that can do the same, and even more… It combines the NetScaler Insight, Control […]

How to install and configure NetScaler 11.1 Unified Gateway (VPX)

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One of the great features that is available for the NetScaler since the release of version 11 / 11.1, is the built-in wizard to configure Unified Gateway trough a “simple” step-by-step wizard. The wizard is an easy way to configure all the “most frequently’’ used features that NetScaler can deliver in just several mouse clicks. […]

How to install, configure and customize Citrix StoreFront 3.7

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StoreFront is one of the essential parts of the Citrix FMA components. Citrix introduced their latest StoreFront 3.7 version at the same time they released the Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp 7.11 software. You probably know already that StoreFront is the Self Service authentication store for all the Citrix Desktop and Applications Services, also known as […]

How to Configure Azure MFA as Citrix NetScaler RADIUS using the new NPS Extension

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Last week, Alex Simons (Director of PM) from the Microsoft Identity Division team did an great Azure Active Directory – MFA feature announcement on Twitter. The big news that came out was that Azure MFA won’t requires an fully on-premises MFA server installation anymore, what is great news! Microsoft says that this new feature was […]

How to Configure a Citrix XenApp 7.11 Server in Azure ARM

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Since the release of Citrix latest XenDesktop/XenApp version 7.11 the software became supported for the Microsoft Azure Resource Manager platform. This means that your on-premises desktop delivery controller can now deploy machines in Azure ARM based on the MCS imaging strategy. Citrix already introduced this feature 2 months earlier to the Citrix Cloud, as they […]

Citrix Solution Day: The Aftermath

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Last Thursday I’ve been to the Citrix Solutions Day in Nijkerk in the Netherlands. It was a very informative day and just like last year, there was a bunch of information about all the new upcoming features and strategies of Citrix. One major in particular is the level up of the collaboration with Microsoft with […]

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