Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA) award renewed for 2022

I am re-awarded as Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA) This week the second year as Citrix Technology Advocate is started and I’m more than honored to engaging with the community for another year. I also want to send congrats to all the new and existing CTAs and CTPs. I think the new year will be challenging and full of changes for Citrix and technology in general, but I hope it will…

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Quick Post: Microsoft Teams P2P Calls disconnecting after some seconds in Citrix HDX Session

QUICK POST: MICROSOFT TEAMS P2P CALLS DISCONNECTING AFTER SOME SECONDS IN CITRIX HDX Session Since a few days several clients contacted us and facing issues with Microsoft Teams which are optimized via Citrix Teams Optimization in Virtual Apps and Desktop. In a first look it seems only Peer2Peer (P2P) in some special scenarios are affected. Our scenarios look like the following: One user is running Teams (1.4.00.32771 (x64)) as HDX…

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Quick Post: ADC 13.0 Build 83.27 and 12.1 63.22- Bug in RDP-Proxy [SOLVED]

Quick Post: ADC 13.0 Build 83.27 and 12.1 63.22- Bug in RDP-Proxy [SOLVED] UPDATE 2021-11-15: Citrix has released new firmware bundles for the release paths 13.1, 13.0 and 12.1. I can confirm the RDP issue is solved with these versions: build-13.1-4.44: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/citrix-adc/firmware/release-13-1-build-4-43.html build-13.0-83.29: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/citrix-adc/firmware/release-13-0-build-83-27.html build-12.1-63.23: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/citrix-adc/firmware/release-121-build-6322.html Original Post After upgrading a Citrix ADC environment where the RDP Proxy feature is used, we are facing the following error, when a user…

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Quick Post: How to use Citrix ADC shell commands in Citrix ADM jobs

Quick Post: How to use Citrix ADC shell commands in Citrix ADM jobs During the last weeks we had a lot of Citrix ADC upgrades and we were thinking about how to automate these to save time and money. As you all know Citrix ADM as build-in task for upgrading and such things. In the past I used those templates and it worked really well, as long as all requirements…

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Public Tech Preview: Citrix Provisioning (PVS) on Microsoft Azure

Public Tech Preview: Citrix Provisioning (PVS) on Microsoft Azure Citrix Provisioning (PVS) , one of Citrix’ flagship product, now can run on Azure! Customers can easily setup and configure PVS infrastructure in the same way as on-premise and PVS Servers on Azure can stream VDAs from a single copy of a vDisk to all target VMs. One of the Top Features: These VDAs then can be exported to and power…

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Citrix Gateway: Error „Relay State in Response does not match with rule in Action

CITRIX GATEWAY: ERROR „RELAY STATE IN RESPONSE DOES NOT MATCH WITH RULE IN ACTION With the latest Citrix ADC firmware a feature was implemented to validate the relay state of an incoming SAML request at Citrix ADC. In order to mitigate the potential risk from CVE 2020-8300, customers should implement this check after upgrading the firmware to 13.0-82.42 / 12.1-62.25, as recommended in https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX316577 This is working fine, as long…

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Issue with Citrix VDA and 3Dconnexions Spacemouse Enterprise Display not working

ISSUE with Citrix VDA and 3Dconnexions Spacemouse Enterprise Display not working In a recent customer project we came in the situation, that newly bought 3Dconnexions Spacemouse Enterprise devices (https://3dconnexion.com/us/product/spacemouse-enterprise/) are not working correctly with Citrix Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA) and USB redirection on a Windows 10 virtual desktop. It seems the functionality of buttons and the rotation joystick is there and ok. But especially the LCD display is not working…

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XenDesktop Upgrade: The SQL Server Express LocalDB version is lower than the minimum supported version

XenDesktop Upgrade: The SQL Server Express LocalDB version is lower than the minimum supported version During an upgrade last week, I was facing an (maybe for someone old 🙂 ) issue and noticed that it is still not really common, what to do and why this error occurs. So I want just to share my experience and my steps. Microsoft SQL Server Express LocalDB is a feature of SQL Server…

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Citrix VDA 2006 + 2009: Citrix ICA could not configure Thinwire and switch to the remote ICA display

After an experimental upgrade on some VDAs in a customer’s environment experiencing issues when connecting to our Windows 10 virtual desktops. Desktop Viewer starts up, stuck for some seconds and closes without any error or event. We just see this window: After some minutes you just see the connection on the VM is closed due to the VDA timeout. Internal connections through Storefront are working fine all the time. So…

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