I thought i’ll do a small write up of mitigating vulnerabilities in Citrix Netscaler & Storefront found during penetration test. This may not consist the complete list, however it’ll help to address few.
There are vulnerabilities in SSL v3.0 and TLS v1.0. POODLE attack & BEAST attack which are shown in CVE’s CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2014-3566. To disable SSL […]
Recently i was involved in a project where the Desktop Director server was in Domain A & IT admins/Helpdesk admins were in Domain B. Both domain were in different forest with 2-way trust relationship.
When Domain B users connect to Director, it wouldn’t show the details of the users and session details.
For this to be […]
In most of the VDI Implementations AV creates issues, mainly for PVS, profiles & performance. I’ve put forth some best practices on AV exclusions with supporting articles. Be advised every company will have it’s own security policy and i do not take any ownership of the below details; use it at your own […]
I had been involved in a Virtual Desktop project where customer use IBM Client Access Emulation tools. When users launch & the application try to connect to server, they get an error “CWBLM0011”
Did some google & found an IBM link pointing to check the reg key permissions http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1017519 . However did not help, they also […]
Recently i was working in an project with Citrix Receiver in Ubuntu and was facing issues with Internal CA certificates.
Below steps will help
Generate PEM file from PFX provided by client
Openssl pkcs12 -in client_ssl.pfx -out client_ssl.pem –clcerts
Above command generate ppm file for URL certificate
Openssl pkcs12 -in client_ssl.pfx -out root.pem -cacerts
Above command […]
As most of you are aware to do PXE boot with Hyper-V we require to have a legacy NIC (or) have a Generation 2 VM created in Hyper-V which only supports Windows 2012 OS. However Citrix still do not support 2012 as a VDA.
When using Citrix PVS 6.x, it was really difficult to get this […]
Recently i was involved in a project where Citrix PVS 7.6 was used with Hyper-V. Issue was, when target devices were not booting in the first attempt; it would just get hung in a black screen. Target devices had to reset to boot again.
It was ensured that all the best practices on the NW layer […]
Recently i was working with an client, where there was an requirement for Server VDI. You may decide to use server VDI for any reason like
End Users are administrators or programmers who want server OS Or you may be a service provider hosting DaaS.
What ever the reason may be it’s possible from Citrix […]
Couple of implementations i faced slow/lag movement of mouse in HSD/HVD environment with Citrix Xenapp/Xendesktop.
Tried setting mouse pointer scheme to none & disable pointer shadow. It didn’t help much.
I had to do some reg changes and can be done using GP preferences
Set the below values to blank. All of the values are […]
I was testing Xendesktop 7.1 recently and i was facing random screen freeze. I had to resize the ICA session to make it work.
It was issue with Adaptive display and it was enabled by default in XD7.1. Following changes fixed the issue
Disable – Desktop Composition redirection
Enable – Legacy Graphics mode
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