ControlUp and Missing EdgeSight Features in Citrix Desktop Director
A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a nice blog post by Rob Beekmans discussing some important Citrix EdgeSight 5.4 features that seems to be missing in the new Desktop Director / EdgeSight solution in XenDesktop 7.1 and XenApp/XenDesktop 7.5. After reviewing the views and features of Desktop Director in a lab environment (based on a XenDesktop 7.5 installation) I figured it would be a good idea to show how ControlUp can complement the existing Desktop Director offering and bridge some of the gaps mentioned in Rob Beekmans’ blog.
I will use Rob’s list to describe the various features in EdgeSight 5.4 that are missing from the new 7.5 Director / EdgeSight solution and then explain how ControlUp bridges the gaps
The first missing feature is a view of servers. Director 7.5 doesn’t actually include such a view, and the closest screen we have is the Load Evaluator Index screen which shows the Load Evaluator status over time:
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