Installing & Configure Netscaler 12.x for XenApp/XenDesktop

Importing Virtual Appliance into XenServer & Initial Configuration Step 1: Select XenServer in XenCentre (in this case CTXLAB-XENHOST) Step 2: Select File, Click Import Step 3: At locate the file you want to import , click browse Step 4: Browse for the XVA file (NSVPX-XEN-12.0-41.16_nc), Click OK. This can be downloaded at http://citrix.download.com Step 6:Click … Continue reading Installing & Configure Netscaler 12.x for XenApp/XenDesktop

Load Balancing AppSense Management and Personalization Servers 10.1 using Netscaler 11.x/12.x

Load Balance Overview As per AppSense Load Balance best practises, there are two authentication methods to understand before load balancing. Anonymous Windows Authentication "AppSense recommends implementing Anonymous authentication for all implementations except where Windows Authentication is explicitly required due to regulatory or security requirements" For Anonymous access the only tasks that is required is disable … Continue reading Load Balancing AppSense Management and Personalization Servers 10.1 using Netscaler 11.x/12.x

Load Balance Citrix Workspance Environment Manager (WEM) with Netscaler 11.x/12.x

Load Balance Overview The following WEM Broker VM's will be used in the LAB Setup for Load Balancing:- LAB-DDC1 : 192.168.0.55 LAB-DDC2: 192.168.0.58 LAB-DDC2 has been created and added as an additional WEM Broker Server. Set SPN Step 1: Run powershell as administartor Step 2: Type setspn -U -S Norskale/BrokerService svc-ctxwem , hit Enter Step 3: Verify Object is updated … Continue reading Load Balance Citrix Workspance Environment Manager (WEM) with Netscaler 11.x/12.x

Load Balance Storefront with Netscaler 11.x/12.x

Based on my previous arcticle Installing & Configure XenApp/XenDesktop 7.12 on Windows Server 2016 , i am now going to load balance Storefront by adding additional VM.   The following Storefront VM's will be used in the LAB Setup for Load Balancing:- LAB-SF1 : 192.168.0.56 LAB-SF2: 192.168.0.57 LAB-SF2 has been created and added to server group as per … Continue reading Load Balance Storefront with Netscaler 11.x/12.x

NetScaler – Ports/Connection Overview

The following diagram and steps give an overview of the connection process , ports required and the various Netscaler IP's used in the process.   Connection Steps: The user points the browser to ie. https://citrix.wilkyit.com NetScaler Gateway retrieves the logon page and display it to the users browser (VIP Address of the Netscaler Gatewat) User … Continue reading NetScaler – Ports/Connection Overview

Installing & Configure XenApp/XenDesktop 7.12 on Windows Server 2016

Install XenDesktop/XenApp 7.12 on Windows Server 2016 (Standard - Desktop Experience) PreRequisites:  Hypervisor (In this Lab Hosted on XenServer 7.0 (HF27)) 1 VM (DDC,Director,Studio, License Server) 1 VM (StoreFront Server) 1 VM (Master Image) 1 VM (WorkLoad Server- Deployed via MCS) Netscaler Configured with Netscaler Gateway Feature SQL Server available for Citrix Database to be placed. … Continue reading Installing & Configure XenApp/XenDesktop 7.12 on Windows Server 2016