The Citrix X1 Mouse

Citrix announced a prototype of their “X1” mouse at the Citrix Summit 2015. There’s not much to say about it at the moment but essentially it’s a bluetooth mouse that can be used with an iPad. I’ve had many mobile users complain in the past that although it’s great they can use their work desktop […]

Citrix Acquires Framehawk

Citrix Acquires Framehawk: Some of you may already be aware of Framehawk, they created their own protocol from the ground up focusing on high latency connections with data loss. Citrix has been showing some interest in them for a while now and officially announced on the 8th January 2014 that they have acquired them. They […]

Add a custom theme to your Citrix logon page

You can change the appearance of any Citrix logon point by overwriting the images at each location of the logon process. This guide will be showing you how to edit the “Green Bubbles” theme as it’s the default theme used by storefront and probably the nicest looking. The Green Bubbles theme looks like this: The HTML and […]

Configure Email Based Discovery for Citrix Receiver

To configure email based discovery for Citrix Receiver you can use a DNS Service Location Record for Citrix Receiver to autodiscover the address of your gateway/storefront server. This means that when the user enters their email address, Citrix Receiver checks DNS for a specific record on the domain the email address is attached to. Receiver […]

How To Configure StoreFront with VDI-in-a-Box

This guide with show you how to configure Storefront with VDI-in-a-Box and will assume you have your VDI-in-a-Box grid set up and have installed Citrix Storefront on a Windows Server. For this example I am using VDI Manager 5.4.4 with Storefront version 2.6.0.5031 running on Windows Server 2012. I will post a guide outlining the full installation […]

Citrix Receiver SHA2 Certificate Compatibility

Networking experts have alerted that any SSL using the SHA-1 hashing algorithm is at rick of being hacked, a flaw that was identified back in 2005 by a Chinese research team. Due to these findings, Google Chrome will now be displaying warnings on any website protected with an SHA1 certificate. Mozilla Firefox will also display the following warning: […]

Citrix Netscaler – How to Generate and Install a Public SSL

I will write a guide for installing the netscaler from scratch in the near future, but for this post I am assuming you have the appliance installed and can access the management page via the NSIP. This post will show you how to generate and install an SSL on your Citrix Netscaler Gateway if you are using an existing SSL […]