Category: Citrix

Citrix ADC autoscale in AWS with terraform and Azure Pipelines

Citrix has released a feature that makes it possible to autoscale your Citrix ADCs (previously NetScaler) in AWS using their Citrix Application Delivery Management. You can read more about this feature here. The overview from Citrix looks like this: We have been using the autoscale solution and to make it easier for everyone else to…



Useful Netscaler CLI commands, particularly for diagnostics/troubleshooting

Over the last couple of years of working with the Citrix Netscaler product I’ve been noting down Netscaler cmds that I’ve found useful in various scenarios. The list of cmds I have saved up is quite big now, and I figured it would be helpful for other Netscaler admins to know about some of these….



Installing and configuring SFTP server on Windows Server 2016

For a recent customer engagement we needed to provide internal and external users with the ability to upload/download files through SFTP to a specific backend-server. For security reasons we decided to tunnel the SFTP traffic through the customer’s Netscaler, and so for this setup you need to do some Netscaler configuration and then the actual…



Rewrite or delete Server header using Citrix ADC CPX

A few days ago, I wrote a blog post about Using Citrix ingress controller with Azure Kubernetes Service. In this post, I’m going to show how easy it is to use the Custom Resource Definitions from Citrix to replace the Server header in an HTTP response, as well as removing it completely. If you would…



FSLogix is finally available at Microsoft!

Finally! The FSLogix agent has been released from Microsoft and can be downloaded here. This is great news, the new agent does not require a license so if your license is about to end, or you simply would like to implement the technology you are now able to! Documentation and guides You are also able…



XenServer 5.x/6.x – Update expired license

INFORMATION If you are currently running a legacy Citrix Xenserver 5.x/6.x with a free license, be aware that you cannot renew the license by requesting a new license the old way. Trying to request a license from http://deliver.citrix.com/go/citrix/xenserver_activation you will be presented with the following statement and unable to retrieve a license: As stated in…



Using Citrix ingress controller with Azure Kubernetes Service

I’ve had an Ansible playbook to deploy and configure Azure Kubernetes Service on GitHub for a while, and now I’ve gotten around to add Citrix ingress controller! You can read my other blogpost about the playbook here. Citrix has a Kubernetes controller to read ingress objects and their own CRDs (rewrite for example, which isn’t…



How to install Citrix Workspace on Ubuntu

A lot of companies today offer a service called Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), that means that you can run company applications on your private devices. I would like to try that myself for a day, so what I did was to not touch my company computer but to bring my private computer with me…



Citrix Synergy update – Citrix Managed Desktops

During Citrix Synergy 2019 Citrix Managed Desktops was announced, which is Citrix newly built Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS). I’ve found Citrix Managed Desktops very interesting due to a number of interesting features it will provide. Citrix Managed Desktops is built on Windows Virtual Desktop, and will run compute-instances on Azure, but provided by Citrix alone. Thus all…



Citrix Synergy 2019

I år är det jag och Robert Skyllberg som fått åka till Citrix Synergy 2019 i Atlanta. Det är en hel del nyheter och jag tänkte försöka skapa en kortare sammanfattning av de olika delarna. Citrix VD, David Henshall, inledde med att beskriva vad som som levererats sedan Synergy 2018: Citrix Worskpace App Citrix Mobile…