Today I came across an issue where printer auto creation failed for a couple of HP printers on one client computer only. The XenDesktop worker showed an Event ID 1106 stating Printer auto-creation failure. Reason: AddPrinter() failed with status 0x7A.
Citrix License Server v12.x – How to renew an expired Apache Tomcat Server Certificate
Just recently I came across an expired Server Certificate on my Citrix License Server v12.x. As everybody might know, the Citrix License Server is based on an Apache Tomcat webserver running on your Windows Server. During installation a self-signed server
Citrix NetScaler ADC and ShareFile StorageZone Controller Setup – “The folder you are looking for could not be found” on ShareFile Web App while accessing Network shares
To help you set up NetScaler for ShareFile with on-premises storage zone controllers, an easy-to-use wizard is included in the GUI. The wizard prompts you for basic information about your StorageZones Controller environment and then generates a configuration that: Load
Citrix XenDesktop 7.x – Citrix Session Printers are not visible via Control Panel, Devices And Printers
Citrix XenDesktop 7.x – Citrix Session Printers are not visible via Control Panel, Devices And Printers Affected System: Windows Server 2012 R2 as well as Windows Server 2016 Citrix Environment: XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR CU2
Citrix NetScaler – Firmware Upgrade using CLI
Citrix NetScaler – Firmware Upgrade using CLI Upgrade methodology Download latest firmware from Citrix Homepage Backup existing NetScaler config Copy firmware to Netscaler Upgrade firmware via CLI Reboot NetScaler Verify configuration and functionality Requirements Latest NetScaler firmware tar file Windows
Citrix XenDesktop 7.x – Query Citrix Receiver Versions connecting to your environment – XLS Report
Just recently I was tasked to identify all Citrix Receiver Versions connecting to a Citrix XenDesktop 7.x environment. For starters, to get information on current sessions issue the following PowerShell cmdlets on your Citrix Broker Server: Add-PSSnapin *Citrix* Get-BrokerSession |
Citrix NetScaler v11 – How to setup your NetScaler as an RDS RD Gateway
If you want to use your NetScaler for all things that need to be accessible from the outside, over a single IP address, that poses an issue. As is usually a problem with small to medium sized businesses which only have
Citrix NetScaler v11 – How to setup your NetScaler as an AD FS proxy
This short blog describes how to enable NetScaler 11’s Content Switching feature to proxy your AD FS infrastructure thus getting rid of a dedicated AD FS Proxy server.
XenApp/XenDesktop – “Please Wait For Local Session Manager” message when logging into RDS
I came upon this quite frequent issue with my XenDesktop 7.8 Hosted Shared Desktop environment based on Windows Server 2008 R2. Folder Redirection via GPO is in place, whereas Citrix User Profile Management is not used.
HowTo – Citrix ShareFile SAML Authentication with Microsoft AD FS 2.0 or 3.0 – Lessons Learned
In order to make this work, check out the Prerequisites section, and read my other articles about installing and configuring AD FS prior to setting them up with ShareFile and/or NetScaler. This setup requires multiple steps with functional verification tests