Citrix NetScaler Load Balancer ICMP Response

Citrix NetScaler Load Balancer ICMP Response

A common practice when setting up Load Balancers and creating highly available services is the need to have a keep alive test to ensure the service is up and running well. In the world of Citrix NetScalers and high availability this practice does not always suit. The reason behind this is that the NetScaler will respond to ICMP echo requests on behalf of the vIP in the event that all the back end services are down unless you specifically specify otherwise. To resolve this follow these steps.

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NetScaler 10.5 Client Choices Edit, How-To…

NetScaler 10.5 Client Choices Edit, How-To…

Some people just want ICA only access for their users via their NetScalers and thats great and pretty simple to do, however if you want ICA and Full VPN then you have to enable client choices to allow the user to choose the type of access they want. Again this is pretty simple to achieve however, it will also enable ClientLess access as a choice for the user. What if you don’t want this as an option.

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