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 […]

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 https://www.citrix.com/account/ 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 […]