Following the announcement of general availability of SAML 2.0 (Security Assertion Markup Language) for Citrix Workspace now we can officially integrate Google as a primary identity provider for Citrix Workspace. With this integration you can provide all the benefits of Citrix Secure Workspace Access including SSO capabilities to any: SaaSVPNLess access to Internal Web AppsCitrix FilesVirtual … Continue reading Google identity provider (SAML integration) for 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
In this post I wanted to discuss the use of Citrix Enlighted Data Transport with Citrix Gateway Service. This is a feature that has been available with Citrix ADC for quite some time but it is a new feature for Gateway Service. I wanted to take you through step by step on how to configure … Continue reading Citrix Gateway Service and EDT
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
Since writing my last blog on here, there has been lots of changes for the better with Citrix Analytics for performance and I wanted to highlight them. For me this further strengthens the value Analytics can bring to the table when looking after your CVAD environment and shows how fast with Citrix Cloud we can … Continue reading CAS/P value enhanced
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
This is a statement I have heard so many times over the years. It has always applied to hardware sizing for me, until now. Citrix has just released a new feature called vertical load balancing, and I like it. Its available in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service. When working with public clouds its important … Continue reading Scale up, not out!
Recently, it has become apparant to me that there is still a misconception as to what Citrix Cloud is, and what it isn't. Hopefully, in this post, I can clear up some of those misconceptions once and for all 🙂 Citrix Cloud: What it isn't OK, so let's start with what Citrix Cloud isn't as … Continue reading Citrix Cloud – What it is and What it isn’t
Citrix has released an optimisation pack for Microsoft teams. I think its fair to say that this RTOP pack has been highly anticipated. This blog is part 1 of 2, here I wanted to focus on the required pre-requisites and installation instructions for Microsoft Teams on a Citrix environment. What is the Team Optimization pack: … Continue reading Installing Teams Optimization pack
Why is Citrix Remote PC proving so popular with organisations during the COVID-19 outbreak. Since my time at Citrix, which is 3 years I have had many customer conversations, but I can’t remember a single conversation around a specific Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Advanced and Premium feature called Remote PC. That was, until a … Continue reading All hail Citrix Remote PC!