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Citrix: Configuring GSLB for XenMobile

Customers have many requirements. As I usually deal with large customers, a disaster recovery solution is always one of them. With XenMobile 10.x, things have gotten a lot easier: clustering is a piece of cake, and to direct traffic to the right data center we have NetScalers and GSLB (Global Server Load Balancing) at our […]

Fixing the Citrix NetScaler Gateway blank page issue when upgrading from 11.0 to 11.1

Jason Samuel
When you upgraded a NetScaler from firmware version 10.5 to 11.0, there were many things you needed to be aware of which I covered in my “Citrix NetScaler 10.5 to 11.0 firmware upgrade issues to watch out for” article. I really love 11.1 and all the improvements over the older firmware but one of these […]

Citrix: Authentication in Receiver for Chrome

Many of you probably already know that Receiver for Chrome leverages Receiver for Web for authentication unlike other native Receivers, like the ones for Windows and Mac. This is not necessarily a disadvantage, as it means Receiver for Chrome can potentially support all auth methods supported by Receiver for Web or Netscaler gateway from day […]

SAML Single Sign-on with Citrix Receiver for Chrome – Citrix Video

A demo of SAML Signon with Google Chrome devices, Netscaler Gateway and Receiver for Chrome. ADFS 2.0 is used to logon to Chromebook via SAML. SAML SSO for Apps extension and Receiver then let the same user logon to Netscaler gateway. Citrix Federated Authentication then lets user launch apps/desktops without need to enter password anywhere […]

Citrix: CloudPortal Services Manager: Control NetScaler Gateway access with HAaD Resources

In a typical Desktops-as-a-Service environment, applications and desktops are securely delivered to the end user by leveraging Citrix NetScaler Gateway technology. To avoid allowing any Active Directory user account can login to the NetScaler Gateway, configuring LDAP search filters are a common practice to include only users with a specific group membership. Using CloudPortal Services Manager and […]

Is low latency enough? Optimizing TCP for optimal ICA traffic

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
So I decided to write this blogpost to actually show the effects of TCP optimization on Citrix. I’ve been stating that you should always change the TCP profile for NetScaler Gateway because the default is BAD. So therefore I decided to do a bit research to see what kind of effect will a simple TCP […]

Configuring AlwaysON on Citrix NetScaler 11.1

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
One of the cool new features in NetScaler 11.1 is a feature called AlwaysON, now NetScaler has had a VPN agent setup for a long time now, and in 11.1 it got a huge overhaul! AlwaysON is a VPN feature which will trigger the VPN agent to logon after a user is a logged into […]

Citrix: Imprivata’s ConfirmID is Citrix Ready!

Security constraints around access to patient information, including HIPAA and DEA regulations, have historically made it difficult for doctors to work remotely. Imprivata Confirm ID makes secure remote access to patient data a reality by integrating directly and seamlessly with Citrix NetScaler Gateway to streamline authentication management and simplify two-factor authentication for remote access for […]

Citrix Vulnerabilities: NetScaler Service Delivery Appliance Security Updates!

A number of vulnerabilities have been identified in the Citrix NetScaler Service Delivery Appliance (SDX) that could allow a malicious administrative user to crash the host or other VMs and execute arbitrary code on the SDX host. The following vulnerabilities have been addressed: CVE-2015-4163: GNTTABOP_swap_grant_ref operation misbehaviour CVE-2015-4106: Unmediated PCI register access in qemu CVE-2015-4105: […]

Using Citrix Cloud with Remote Access to Azure using NetScaler Gateway Services

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
Citrix has recently announced the public beta of a new cloud feature called NetScaler Gateway services. This feature is a Windows based NetScaler solution which allows remote access to a Citrix environment using the windows server that has the cloud connector component installed. When setting up Citrix Cloud Apps services you need to install a Citrix […]

Citrix SYN328 Video – Federated Authentication Service, SAML with XenApp and XenDesktop

New in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.8, Federated Authentication Service enables authentication from worlds outside the username/password/smartcard set supported by on-premises Active Directory. Federation allows third-party identity providers to control authentication, and provides a means for connecting users from partner companies to your infrastructure without having to join or cross trust domains. In this session, […]

The case of the unexplained! Citrix NetScaler Gateway ICA SSL error 29

So I had a friend reach out to me earlier today, because he was having some troubles with a NetScaler Gateway setup where he was unable to launch ICA sessions after setting up the Gateway and Storefront. All certs were in place, and authentication worked as it should, and STA was configured properly. No events […]

Proactively Delivering Remote Users a High Quality & Consistent End User Experience on Citrix

Goliath Technologies
Recently, I worked with a customer who was having inconsistent issues with user experience. To date they have been utilizing Goliath Performance Monitor to troubleshoot and alert on faults and errors taking place in their XenApp 7.6 environment. They were using their Citrix NetScaler’s as a NetScaler Gateway to proxy ICA remote sessions within their […]

Citrix Video – NetScaler Gateway and StoreFront Integration

Understanding the communication flow between NetScaler Gateway, Storefront and XenApp/XenDesktop resources is an invaluable skill for Citrix customers. By understanding this flow and the common challenges you can streamline your integration of these components and better focus your troubleshooting efforts should they be necessary. The payoff is a solid integration and a confident understanding of […]