FIX: CentOS 6.8 Minimal Install: Device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization

Scenario: You are running your CentOS virtual machine on XenServer with a Static IPv4 IP-Address. All of sudden your CentOS system loses network connectivity. Upon checking you notice that none of the Network adapters are detected.  The IP-address assigned gets allocated to other systems on the network. Upon attempting to run command ‘service network restart’, […]

Functions of the Local Host Cache (LHC) in Citrix IMA

Information This article contains information on functions, refreshing, and recreating of the Local Host Cache (LHC). Functions of the Local Host Cache Each XenApp server stores a subset of the data store in the LHC. The LHC performs two primary functions: Permits a server to function in the absence of a connection to the data […]

Citrix AppDNA: Importing, Analysing and Report Generation of Applications

Here are the sequence of steps that are involved in Importing, Analysing and Report Generation of Applications using Citrix AppDNA. Launch AppDNA > Click on “Import & Analyze” > Click Browse and locate your application installer via UNC path as shown below:    The Import Applications screen has three tabs: Direct Import – Use to […]

FIX: AppDNA Virtual Machine Configuration Check wizard hangs at Connecting to the RemoteAdmin agent…

Scenario: You attempt to import a .exe application which starts with Virtual Machine Configuration Check wizard.  You notice that this wizards being stuck up/hung at “Connecting to the RemoteAdmin agent…” step as shown below: Solution: The above issue happens If AppDNA server can’t connect to the VM and/or the “RemoteAdmin” service running on the VM. […]

Screencast of Installing and Configuring Citrix AppDNA 7.6

Notes: AppDNA Installer takes around 25 minutes to complete the installation. You need to have either Microsoft SQL or Microsoft SQL Express installed.  You need to have full access on your Database to connect and created the AppDNA DB. If you are manually pre-creating the DB, then ensure you set the DB Collation Options as […]

Most Common Interview Questions and Answers on Citrix Technologies

Most Common Interview Questions and Answers on Citrix Technologies including XenApp, XenDesktop, Provisioning Services and NetScaler, etc., This is an attempt to make a list of typical questions you can expect in the initial technical round for Citrix Administrator, Engineer, L1, L2, L3 and SME positions.  Apparently most people can answer these questions just by […]

Implementing URL Redirection using NetScaler Responder Feature

Requirement: You are migrating a web solution from old setup/server to a new setup/server, you will be publishing a new URL to access the solution from the new setup/server.  You want to automatically redirect any attempts to access through the old URL to the new URL.  You want users to see the OLD URL in […]