How to get Citrix Evaluation License

In this article, I will show you how to get Citrix Evaluation License and install it on a License Server using Citrix License Manager and Citrix License Administration Console. I downloaded Citrix License Server installer as a separate component of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 1912 LTSR. Login to and click on Preview/Betas – License Retrieval It will take some time to generate Citrix Evaluation license if this is the first time you are trying to download Citrix Evaluation License. Select Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Evaluation or any other option in the top row and click on […]

CVE-2019-19781 – What you should do and what’s happening around

On 17 December 2019, Citrix identified a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated attacker to perform arbitrary code execution in Citrix ADC (Application delivery Controller) or NetScaler ADC or NetScaler Gateway. This vulnerability affects Citrix ADC and VPX on any host/SDX. Further investigation by Citrix has shown that this issue also affects certain deployments of Citrix SDWAN, specifically Citrix SDWAN WANOP edition. The vulnerability has been assigned CVE number – CVE-2019-19781. Citrix has released mitigation steps that every customer with affected appliance should apply until a fixed refresh build is available. Keep track of the timelines at or you […]

Publishing Applications from Individual Servers in XenApp 7.x

Back in XenApp 6.5, publishing applications from Individual or a specific servers in Citrix XenApp was not a big deal but Citrix discontinued that along with other options in XenApp 7.x (7.0 – 7.11). In XenApp 7.12, Citrix resurrected that option but not exactly similar to 6.5. You might have been using Tags to create Power management schedules, restricting desktop launches to certain machines within a Delivery group or to filter Citrix Policies based on tags attached to Virtual Machines. Now you can leverage tags to force applications to open only from tagged machines within a Delivery Group with the […]

Print Server Migration to Microsoft Azure

Migration of Print Server or Citrix Universal Print Server to a public cloud like Microsoft Azure is no different from the migration of print queues between two on-premises print servers within or across DataCenters. A public cloud offering like Microsoft Azure allows you to either migrate the print server from on-premises to an Azure region with the help of ASR (Azure Site Recovery) or export-import of print queues from an on-premises print server to a print server VM in Azure. ASR should be your first choice, as it will migrate the whole VM from on-premises to Azure. All you have […]

File Type Association in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

File type association is a process of attaching an extension (.txt) with a handler (notepad.exe). File Type Association in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop is no different from windows operating system. In this article, we will see how to use Citrix WEM (Workspace Environment Manager) to configure per user FTA. I will also share some other methods like GPO, Logon Scripts, etc. The easiest and hassle free method to configure FTA is through GPO. All you have to do is export FTAs using DISM (Deployment Image Servicing and Management) and push the Default Association Configuration File using a Group Policy Object. […]