Citrix VAD local host cache vs connection leasing

citrix local host cache

Introduction Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (VAD) 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 be deprecated in subsequent … Read more

FsLogix components and command line tools

FsLogix 2201 Public Preview release

This blog post provides a description of FsLogix components and command line tools. FsLogix components architecture There are five main components of the Agent. The command-line utility, service, two drivers, and the IE Browser Helper Object. All of these components are installed in the main application installation directory at C:\Program Files\FSLogix\Apps. ##frx.exe The command-line utility, … Read more

FsLogix registry configuration reference

FsLogix 2201 Public Preview release

FsLogix provides documentation on all configurable registry entries, applying to FsLogix profiles, Office 365 containers and Cloud Cache. This article provides links to FsLogix registry configuration reference. When configuring Profile Container registry settings are added here: Registry Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\FSLogix\Profiles. Full FsLogix Profile Container registry reference can be found at: When configuring Office Container registry … Read more

FsLogix logging and tracing

FsLogix 2201 Public Preview release

This article provides an overview of FsLogix logging and tracing. In a separate article, the FsLogix registry configuration options are presented. FsLogix logging The various components of the FSLogix create comprehensive logs. Examination of log files is the first place to look when diagnosing system behavior. At the top of each log file, the system … Read more

Citrix Adaptive Transport

Citrix Adaptive Transport

Introduction to Citrix Adaptive Transport Citrix 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 adaptive transport, ICA virtual … Read more

FSLogix Apps release 2004 (2.9.7349.30108)

FsLogix 2201 Public Preview release

Overview New Public Preview: FSLogix Apps release 2004 (2.9.7349.30108) This is a GENERAL release (Public Preview) Applies to: All supported Windows OS versions (Windows 7 and later, Server and Client 32 and 64 bit) To request to participate in the supported public preview please sign up here: Microsoft Forms. Resources FSLogix documentation: FSLogix MSDN … Read more

Microsoft RDS licensing demystified

Microsoft RDS licensing

This article discusses Microsoft RDS licensing demystified. It attempts to explain all available Microsoft RDS licensing modes and when to use each mode, based on your scenario. Microsoft RDS licensing is required on any Windows Server where the RDS server role has been deployed for remote user access to the server. This can also be … Read more

Microsoft 365 best practices for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops


Introduction This article discusses Microsoft 365 best practices for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (VAD) environments. Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is a bundled software plus subscription-based offering focused on user productivity-based applications. Office 365 ProPlus includes a combination of online-based applications that are accessed from anywhere via a web browser, in addition to the latest … Read more

Citrix Architecture Diagrams

Citrix Architecture Diagrams

This article is a quick compilation of Citrix Architecture Diagrams. These diagrams can be found in the Citrix Tech Zone website and provide an overview of the respective Citrix products and services. Use these architecture diagrams as reference architectures when designing your Citrix architecture. Architectural Overviews Citrix Tech Zone contains a wealth of information to help … Read more

Citrix Security Vulnerability CVE-2019-19781

CVE Citrix

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 ADC and Citrix Gateway … Read more