Create Citrix Policies with powershell XenDesktop 7.X

Citrix policies with powershell: If you want to create multiple policies with lot of settings, that would be a difficult task for administrators while doing it manually. Studio is not that fast while responding to each setting. So, it would take lot of time and effort in doing it. How about automating policies creation task? […]

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Exclude user/group from citrix policy or apply citrix policy to some/specific users

Exclude users from citrix policy: Normally when we create a citrix policy, you have option to choose specific citrix/AD entities like shown below: Assignment Name Assignment Description Access Control Applies a policy based on the access control conditions through which a client is connecting. Citrix CloudBridge Applies a policy based on whether or not a […]

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XenApp 6.5 Features in XenApp & XenDesktop 7 : IMA to FMA

XenApp 6.5 has reached end of maintenance and with the end of life date only a few months away, migrating your existing 6.5 environment(s) to XenApp & XenDesktop 7 is highly recommended. This also means moving from the IMA architecture to FMA. In earlier 7.x versions, some 6.5/IMA features were not available, but rest assured, they were added throughout […]

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IMA Service Fails to Start and MFCOM Service is Unresponsive in Starting State

Symptoms or Error IMA Service fails to start and MFCOM Service is unresponsive in starting state. Event ID: 7024 The Independent Management Architecture service terminated with service-specific error: 2147483649 (0x80000001). – Or – The IMA service terminated with service-specific error: 2147483647 Solution Complete the following steps to resolve the issue: Stop the mfcom.exe service using […]

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License version numbers for different citrix products

If you are unsure if your license server version is current, you can verify it by comparing your version with the number on the Downloads site. On a license server with the License Administration Console: Start the License Administration Console from the programs menu: Citrix > Management Consoles > License Administration Console. Click Administration and […]

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Session Initiation and Termination Explained

Session initialization No matter how an ICA session is invoked (Program Neighborhood, Web Interface, double-clicking an ICA file, etc.), the ICA client engine (wfica32.exe for Win32 clients) fires up and loads the module.ini file from the root folder of the ICA Client. The module.ini file defines the specific capabilities that the ICA client should or […]

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