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 preparation but it makes to the interviewer about how strong the candidate in basic overview. What is Delivery Controller? Delivery Controller is the Core component of XenDesktop v5 & above, using  FMA.  It is the server that centrally manages the XenDesktop site. At least one […]


Setting up NetScaler lab environment from the scratch

Environment: You have existing Dev QA lab networked with ( IP addressing.  Your Dev QA network has access to public internet and it runs the Firewall that is going to be your Default Gateway both of your labs. You want to setup a NetScaler lab environment for your client systems in and allow them to access web servers running in a test DMZ network under through NetScaler.   Pre-requisites: Download VMware ESXi Hypervisor software from VMware. I’ve used the current latest version vSphere Hypervisor which is a free bare-metal hypervisor. It ships with ESXi 6.0 along with […]

Troubleshooting XenDesktop Session connectivity error | The connection to "" failed with status (1030).

Error: —————————Desktop Viewer—————————The connection to “Windows7” failed with status (1030).—————————OK—————————   Environemnt: HTTPS web site serving external users. With Public cert from GoDaddy. NetScalar 10.1 Dedicated StoreFront server with HTML5 WebSockets support XenDesktop 7.6 XenServer 6.2 Provisioning Method: Machine Creation Services Windows 7 SP1 x64 bit Desktop VM Windows Activation using KMS Non-Persistent Static VMS   Troubleshooting: Whenever, user clicks on launch it results in 1030 error User attempts to reconnect to a already disconnected session For the same user it works fine from other system that is in different network It works for users from HTML5 or Receiver 14.1