Ferroque Systems News

Citrix Workspace Meets Windows Virtual Desktop: Everything You Need to Know About the New Platform

April 18th, 2019

On March 21, 2019, at the Microsoft Ignite Tour in Amsterdam, Citrix joined forces with Microsoft to reveal an exciting new development: the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). This desktop and app-friendly virtualization service runs on the cloud, enabling remote users to access a multi-session Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus experience. Microsoft announced the software back in September 2018, beginning a private … read more

Tools: Citrix ADC (NetScaler) NS.CONF Sanitizing Tool

March 22nd, 2019

As companies small and large continue to experience unprecedented levels of security breaches and cyber attacks, our responsibility as technology professionals and champions of sound security practices continues to grow. In the realm of professional services, our clients look to us for recommended security practices not just within platform configurations, but also the storage and transmission of sensitive information. In tandem, company employees responsible for … read more

HowTo: Citrix Workspace App SAML Auth to Citrix Gateway via Azure MFA

February 17th, 2019

Purpose This article’s intent is to provide guidance on a simple SAML authentication setup leveraging Azure MFA via SAML, for Workspace App authenticating at Citrix Gateway. The TL;DR for this write up is you need a simple AAA \ advanced policies config for this to function. This article was tested on Citrix Workspace App for Windows 1812, as well as Workspace App for Mac 1812 … read more

Citrix ADC (NetScaler) Basics eBook Released on Kindle

February 6th, 2019

We’re pleased to announce the release of our Citrix ADC Basics eBook “Basic Setup and Securing of Citrix NetScaler ADC” has been released in Kindle format on Amazon this week. This book is a culmination of numerous baseline recommended deployment and configuration practices for Citrix ADC appliances, based on our experiences within the Citrix organization, Citrix recommendations, and field experience. Avoid common pitfalls in your … read more

Issue: Citrix ADC 12.1 b50.31 – Cannot Complete Your Request

February 1st, 2019

Environment: Greenfield Citrix  deployment with Citrix Gateway fronted by Azure MFA SAML with a custom theme. Products: Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops 1811 Citrix ADC MPX 14080 FW 12.1 b50.31 Azure MFA Issue: We’d had our ADCs on the new 50.31 firmware release to address the CBC vulnerability documented in CTX240139 without any issues. As I went down the path of uplifting our config from a … read more