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Citrix Workspace app 2008 for Windows

Citrix has released the 2008 version of the Citrix Workspace App for Windows: The release notes of the latest version are available at:

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Windows User Profiles and Folder Redirection options

This post is also available in my podcast. Introduction There are various technologies available in Windows client and server operating systems for managing user profiles and folder redirection in an Active Directory environment. User profiles and folder redirection are methodologies used for accomplishing User State virtualization, also most recently called […]


Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops issue after Microsoft Defender (1.321.1319.0) update

Citrix has released the following notification: Citrix is aware of a potential issue impacting the Broker services on the Delivery Controller with the latest Microsoft Defender version (1.321.1319.0) update. Citrix are currently investigating the root cause of this behavior. The behavior is currently impacting traditional deployments of Citrix Virtual Apps and […]

Citrix Security Bulletin Alert

Citrix Security Bulletin Alert 11 June 2020

Citrix released today (11th June 2020) a security bulletin alert regarding a discovered software vulnerability in the Citrix Workspace App client: A new version of Citrix Workspace app client for Windows has been released. Citrix strongly recommends that all customers upgrade Citrix Workspace app to the latest version via Auto Update, or by directly running […]

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Outlook for Windows roaming signatures

There are third party enterprise signature management applications out there which supplement Microsoft Outlook and Office 365 functionality by providing a central policy-based mechanism for creating and managing email signatures. Now Microsoft is introducing a new Outlook for Windows feature called Roaming Signatures. The original Microsoft announcement is provided below. […]

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Citrix VAD local host cache vs connection leasing

Introduction Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Local Host Cache (LHC) is a high availability mechanism which, when enabled, allows end user connections to be established even when the Citrix VAD database instance is not online/available. Citrix LHC mechanism is replacing the older DB Connection Leasing mechanism. Connection Leasing will eventually […]

Citrix Business Continuity Resources

Citrix Business continuity resources to use today. Business continuity planning has become increasingly more critical and partners and customers are asking for guidance. These resources will help guide these important conversations: BCP Resource Page Business Continuity Planning Conversations ECC Course BCP KickStart Campaign, “Guidelines for Maintaining Business Continuity for your […]

Citrix Adaptive Transport

Citrix Adaptive Transport

Introduction to latest CVAD release Adaptive transport is a data transport mechanism for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. It is faster, can scale, improves application interactivity, and is more interactive on challenging long-haul WAN and internet connections. Adaptive transport maintains high server scalability and efficient use of bandwidth. By using […]

Citrix Architecture Diagrams

Citrix Architecture Diagrams

Architectural Overviews Citrix Tech Zone contains a wealth of information to help you learn more about Citrix Cloud and other Citrix products. Here you’ll find reference architectures, diagrams, and technical papers that provide insights for designing, building, and deploying Citrix technologies. Citrix Workspace conceptual diagram: Tech Zone Reference Architectures: Virtual Apps […]

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Citrix Service Provider News – December 2019

The Citrix Service Provider (CSP) news for December 2019 is summarized below. Citrix Managed Desktop Single Tenant is now available. This new turnkey DaaS offering gives CSPs the option to purchase Azure consumption and/or Microsoft RDS licenses, along with a simplified virtual desktop offering – all from Citrix! The single […]

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Citrix Security Vulnerability CVE-2019-19781

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a utility that enables users and administrators to test whether their Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Citrix Gateway software is susceptible to the CVE-2019-19781 vulnerability. According to Citrix Security Bulletin CTX267027, beginning on January 20, 2020, Citrix will be releasing new versions of […]

Citrix VAD reference architecture for service providers

Citrix VAD Reference Architecture for service providers

Citrix has recommended a best practice reference architecture for service provider environments over the years. The reference architecture includes the network logical architecture of all involved Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (Citrix VAD) components as well as information about the traffic flows among the components and applicable hybrid scenarios. The […]