Monitoring the Citrix Delivery Controllers

A quick overview of troubleshooting and monitoring Citrix Delivery Controllers. Delivery Controller issues are often the root cause of failed or slow logons within a Citrix environment and different types of connection failures – user connection failures, machine failures, unregistered desktops can all be tracked from the DCs.

Podcast – How eG Innovations and Citrix complement each other

The Citrix Ready team recently recorded a podcast with eG Innovations for their Tech Fusion podcast series. Hosted by Neil C. Hughes from The Tech Blog Writer, Rachel Berry from eG Innovations’ product team, and CTP, Richard Faulkner, (Enterprise Solutions Architect, Conversant Group) discussed how eG Enterprise enhances and goes beyond native Citrix tools. Here’s the full transcript of the podcast…

Citrix Issues and Problems

Citrix environments pose unique and interesting challenges for IT admins. This blog post reviews best practices for detecting and troubleshooting Citrix user complaints quickly and efficiently.

Citrix Tips for Troubleshooting

Are Citrix admins aware of the importance of getting metrics about Domain Controllers? Because many EUC monitoring tools fail to monitor them. If you are an eG Enterprise user wondering if the link between the VDA/VDI and the Domain Controller (DC) is slow, all you need to do is pop open your real-user session data for the user with an issue and you will be able to see key metrics...

The Infotoxification of IT

Alert Fatigue

Too Many Alerts and What You Can Do About It I read an interesting report from the Citrix Technology Office which used the term “infotoxification”: People today are expected to filter, understand and act upon an enormous mountain of data. Consequently they are overwhelmed; they are...

Total performance management and monitoring for Citrix Service Providers

Total Performance Management for Citrix Service Providers

As every Citrix Service Provider (CSP) can attest, delighted customers and enthusiastic references are the basis for high renewal rates and new wins. eG Enterprise has been addressing performance monitoring and management for on-premises organizations for many years. And although CSPs may...

How to Solve Slow Server Response Times

Quickly Triage Complex Server and IT Problems One of the most common and yet difficult things for any admin to accomplish is to trouble shoot end user “slow-time” issues. Application, database, network and server unresponsiveness or “slow-time” negatively affects enterprise...

Browser Monitoring

Enhanced Monitoring in Citrix Infrastructures A couple of application deployment and usage trends are causing interesting performance monitoring challenges in Citrix infrastructures: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop are used to host client applications that users access through thin clients. With a...

CIOs Need Universal Insight Across the Enterprise

Silo-centric monitoring and management tools are fine for supporting a confined infrastructure with very limited interdependencies but for CIOs seeking to prevent drains on CAPEX and ensure they are contributing to OPINC they aren’t enough. Resolving IT pain and avoiding unscheduled...