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OKTA SAML integration as an identity provider to Citrix Cloud step by step guide

Citrix now has native Okta OIDC web application integration on Citrix cloud. https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/citrix-cloud/citrix-cloud-management/identity-access-management/okta-identity.html and also has the possibility to use SAML integration with Citrix cloud. Okta SAML integration is a common deployment because customers don’t need to grant Citrix cloud a full read-only API key to the entire organization or to create custom attributes in … Continue reading OKTA SAML integration as an identity provider to Citrix Cloud step by step guide

Citrix ADC – Create your own AAA session management framework using AppExpert

Citrix ADC has had a feature called AAA (authentication, authorization, and accounting) for many years now. It's purpose is the secure load balanced websites. Providing load balancing for webservers ( think IIS for on-prem sharepoint, outlook web access, or internally built web apps, think apache web servers, nginx, etc for larger cloud hosted or other … Continue reading Citrix ADC – Create your own AAA session management framework using AppExpert

Citrix ADC is restricted by not having scripting functionality? WRONG!

I had a customer tell me recently that their existing ADC could not be replaced with Citrix ADC, as there were complex custom rules for which the Citrix ADC couldn't match. In my mind I heard the words "Challenge Accepted". πŸ™‚ The use case was to serve back a bespoke error page when a load … Continue reading Citrix ADC is restricted by not having scripting functionality? WRONG!

Service Continuity for Virtual Apps and Desktop Service

As the year that was 2020 comes to a close, Citrix has announced a Public tech preview of, in my opinion, a game changing new feature. Service Continuity is a new feature set in Citrix Cloud that will ensure connectivity and continuity of Virtual Apps & Desktop Service sessions. I have spent a lot of … Continue reading Service Continuity for Virtual Apps and Desktop Service

Citrix Analytics – Performance

The idea of this blog came off the back of recent requests around Citrix Analytics and how it was helping prior to the pandemic and, even more so, now as large percentages of us are working remotely –  trying to manage that from an IT point of view isn't easy.  Unpredictable devices, networks and more … Continue reading Citrix Analytics – Performance

How to enable a seamless SSO experience using Citrix Workspace, Okta and FAS.

In my many years at Citrix, one sentence has always stuck with me throughout these years and I do truly believe in it! If the user experience is not as good as you had previously or better, then adoption will fail, user experience is king!” I am sure we are all familiar with similar sayings, … Continue reading How to enable a seamless SSO experience using Citrix Workspace, Okta and FAS.