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Guide to Providing a highly available Citrix StoreFront Service using NetScaler GSLB

Guide to Providing a highly available Citrix StoreFront Service using NetScaler GSLB

When doing any Citrix deployment you will almost always start with (or near enough start with) a Citrix StoreFront build.
In this article I am going to take it a step further and fail from site to site should you loose an entire datacenter. I will provide single datacenter high availability using local load balancers, provide multiple datacenter high availability using global server load balancing as well as provide capacity failover using a NetScaler feature called spillover.

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Guide to building a Citrix StoreFront 3.0 Server on Citrix Workspace Cloud (CWC) Using Citrix Lifecycle Management (CLM)

Guide to building a Citrix StoreFront 3.0 Server on Citrix Workspace Cloud (CWC) Using Citrix Lifecycle Management (CLM)

In an earlier post I wrote an article on getting started with Citrix Workspace Cloud (CWC) and Citrix Lifecycle Management (CLM).  It was a simple Windows Server Build with 7Zip…

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Customizing Receiver for Web 2.6 to mirror your 2.5 Setup (Fix the Google NPAPI Errors)

Customizing Receiver for Web 2.6 to mirror your 2.5 Setup (Fix the Google NPAPI Errors)

I was recently in a situation where I had to do a fast upgrade of Citrix StoreFront from version 2.5 to 2.6 There are some new UI features that are not documented and not easy to change. The following will guide you through changing these new “features” of the UI.

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Citrix StoreFront Application Subscription Sync Not Working

Citrix StoreFront Application Subscription Sync Not Working

I was working on a highly available Citrix StoreFront cluster recently and was having issues with the application subscription syncing. This guide will demonstrate a fix that can easily be overlooked if you don’t use server groups.

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Slow StoreFront, Citrix Studio, XenDesktop Studio Admin Consoles

Slow StoreFront, Citrix Studio, XenDesktop Studio Admin Consoles

I was working in my lab environment and was getting more and more frustrated with the speed of the management consoles for Citrix StoreFront 2.0, Citrix Studio and XenDesktop Studio. It was taking an age to do ANYTHING in them so I started having a dig about online.

I wrote an article a while ago about Citrix Web Interface being slow and one of the reasons for this is that the consoles are trying to verify the Authenticode signatures of the snap-ins.

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