Month: April 2016

Networking SIG on My CUGC

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So as of late I have been involved in setting up and creating a SIG (Special Interest Group) under MYCUG aimed at Networking (Can be found here –> https://www.mycugc.org/p/bl/bl/blogid=104) . Now you might think “err does that mean Citrix Networking?” no! our goal…

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Running RDS 2016 TP5 Connection Broker Database in Azure AD

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As part of the RDS 2012, Microsoft introduced the support for high-availability for the connection broker role, this on the other hand required an external SQL database for the connection brokers to share the connection tables between them. Yesterday Microsoft released a new…

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Load balancing features in Azure

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Deploying distributed applications and services within Azure can be cumbersome, atleast when you are not familiar with the different options/features you have available. Therefore I wanted to use to post to explain the different options we have for load balancing within Azure, both…

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AVINetworks – Architecture

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I have previously blogged about AVINetworks –> https://msandbu.wordpress.com/2016/02/19/a-closer-look-at-avi-networks/Where I wrote briefly on how their scale-out architecture differs from their competitors, where most ADC vendors have a single virtual appliance which contains all the features + management. Avi networks consists of a Cloud Controller…

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Introduction to KEMP ADC

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So I’ve been busy testing out different load balancing (ADC) vendors as of the last month, later it will reveal itself why I have done so, but anways I want to write a quick introduction to KEMP technologies, which is one of the…

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Auto-provisioning NetScaler Virtual Appliance on Hyper-V

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Did you know that Citrix just included support for Auto-provsioning of NetScaler on Hyper-V ? Well me neither until I scrolled trough the entire release notes on the Citrix website when they released the latest build. The auto-provisioning feature allows us to preconfigure…

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NetScaler Use of Rewrite, Responder and URL transformation

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Now when I started working with NetScaler I was always thinking what the hell are the differences the features Rewrite, Responder and URL transformation which were like different options in the NetScaler AppExpert field. Now after using these features for some time and…

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Client Certificate authentication against XenDesktop using Storefront and NetScaler Gateway

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so this is a question that I was asked the other day, and to be honest I wasn’t quite sure that this would work. I know that Smart Cards and so on works against a XenDesktop enviroment but just plain Client Certificates? not…

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Security settings–NetScaler Gateway

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NOTE: This is content from my eBook but to make it easier to search, based upon the number of queries I get I decided to publish it on my blog Security settings When setting up a NetScaler Gateway it will be in most…

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Splunk and NetScaler together

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I was reached out to a while back and was asked if Splunk and NetScaler worked together? To be honest I haven’t tried that combination yet. So last night we decided to give it a try, using our regular Splunk setup. Now in…

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