Citrix Database Recovery Model

Full, Simple and Bulk-logged are the recovery models that can be assigned to a database. Choosing a Database Recovery Model for Citrix Databases seems straightforward if we go by Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops product documentation i.e. Full should be the Citrix Database Recovery Model if you are using Mirroring. Chris Gilbert wrote a very detailed blog on Transaction Log usage where he recommends that Simple should be the Citrix Database Recovery Model if you are not using any form of Database replication or if you are using SQL Express. He further advises that Full should be the Citrix Database […]

XenApp License acquisition error -18

Citrix XenApp license acquisition error (-18): Unable to acquire a license from (SERVER NAME) server. Please contact your system administrator. Event ID – 12306 | Source – CPS Licensing You may get that error when launching published Application or Desktop from Citrix XenApp 6.5. Why am I writing about it now? Because I encountered it recently and the setting that resolved this issue is not a very common fix for XenApp License acquisition error -18. The plan was to segregate licenses for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 1912 LTSR site and Citrix XenApp 6.5 farm by reallocating 600 concurrent (300 […]

Citrix Director 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration

Citrix Director 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration is the fifth article in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration Series. Following Topics are covered in this article SCOM Management Packs SSL Certificate Citrix Director 1912 LTSR Installation Disable “You are not using a secure Connection“ Bind SSL Certificate to HTTPS in IIS Citrix Director HTTP Redirect Google Analytics SCOM Management Packs Citrix SCOM Management Packs for XenApp and XenDesktop, Provisioning Services, and StoreFront have been phased out in 1912 LTSR. It means that after June 2020, you must remove any SCOM Management Pack from your Citrix […]

Delivery Controller 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration

Citrix Delivery Controller 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration is the second article in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration Series. Following Topics are covered in this article Prologue Preparation Install SSL Certificate for Citrix Broker Service Install vSphere Root and vCenter Server Certificate Installation and Configuration Binding SSL Certificate with Citrix Broker Service Add Administrators to the Studio Add Hosting Connection and Resources Create Machine Catalogs Create Delivery Groups Prologue The Citrix site I am going to create will be used by users of one region only. There are two Datacenters in two different cities […]

Citrix Storefront 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration

Citrix Storefront 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration is the third article in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 1912 LTSR Installation and Configuration Series. Prologue The store I am going to create will be available for internal users only that’s why I am using Internal Certificate Authority for issuing the SSL certificate. I have created a custom Web-server template for Server Authentication that I will use for the enrollment. External users are supposed to connect to Citrix Storefront Store through VPN. If you have NetScaler or Citrix ADC then feel free to configure a gateway, and configure remote access settings […]