Ferroque Systems News

HowTo: NetScaler AAA with Multi-Domain and Duo Integration

April 27th, 2018

Products: NetScaler 11.1 b57.11 Duo Security MFA Background: Sharing some lessons learned from a customer environment we’d worked in wherein the team previously migrated the F5 appliances (18 of them) to NetScaler, which included a selection of multi-domain authentication websites fronted by F5 APM which were moved to NetScaler AAA. Their new security mandate required protecting various websites behind the NetScaler AAA vServer with Duo, … read more

Issue: StoreFront Pass-Through Fails Across Forests

April 12th, 2018

Environment: Complex multi-forest Citrix environment with access, XML brokers, and VDAs members of different forests with two-way trusts between each in place. Products: XenApp 7.15 LTSR CU1 One-way Forest Trust (hosted resource infrastructure domain trusts users of remote forest) StoreFront 3.0.x Issue: Per CTX209647 there exists a known condition with StoreFront in complex AD environments that leverage cross-domain nested groups as part of their Citrix … read more

HowTo: Publishing Explorer and Printers in XenApp 7.x

March 8th, 2018

Products: XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15.1000 LTSR Windows Server 2012 R2 Background: Our customer was looking to publish Windows Explorer as well as the Printers folder (for setting persistent printer preferences). Although Windows Explorer is commonly publushed, there’s been sparse details on doing so in FMA (XA\XD 7.x) as compared to IMA (XA 6.5 and below) which Citrix documented in CTX884335. Working with  the KB article … read more

Issue: Multi-Forest Application Launch: XML Unspecified Error

March 7th, 2018

Environment: Complex multi-forest XenApp environment with access, XML brokers, and Session Hosts members of different forests with two-way trusts between each in place. Products: XenApp 6.5 HRP7 Web Interface 5.4 StoreFront 3.0.x Issue: As part of a farm consolidation initiative, XenApp 6.5 Session Hosts were transitioned from one farm to a larger farm, retaining their domain membership. Session Hosts joined farm successfully, qfarm /load revealed … read more