Citrix Xenapp application launch lifecycle

In this article we would discuss various stages involved from typing in Citrix URL till application lunches on user’s machine. There are three stages involved in this • Application enumeration • ICA file creation • Application launch process First user launches the web browser and types in URL, it connects to web interface. Web interface returns logon page depending upon the URL entered. User then types credentials in logon page, user credentials are forwarded to web interface which forwards it to XML broker. XML broker service passes it o IMA service either in…Read more …

Extract Citrix webinterface settings information using powershell for multiple servers

Recently Citrix replaced Citrix websites with Citrix storefront. Till 6.x we use Citrix websites to access Citrix applications. There are various settings which needs to be in place for Citrix website to work. In this article we would write a small script to get settings data for multiple Citrix websites. Citrix website settings are save in a configuration file(inetpub\wwwroot\(website)\Conf\WebInterface.conf). Most of the settings can be found here. Below script check for authentication type for all websites created on servers mentioned in Web-servers.csv(The heading for column should be servers) $servers = import-csv "C:\test\Web-servers.csv" [string]$a…Read more …

Monitoring Kerberos authentication property for website using Powershell

In last couple of years, Powershell has changed IT a lot. We are doing most of tasks using Powershell now. It requires little extra effort to automate any task. For last few weeks we are having issue with our IIS web sites. We are have trouble with website authentication. We are still working on permanent solution. In IIS there is website property called Authentication. Authentication helps you confirm the identity of clients who request access to your sites and applications. IIS 7 supports Anonymous and Integrated Windows authentication by default. Below script helps…Read more …

Facebook: An addiction

Internet has changed the way we live. Earlier in 21st century very few knew about Internet and today it is a part of our daily life. We can't imagine life without Internet. On Internet the most visited site is facebook. Most of youth today after switching on their PC the first page they visit is facebook. Facebook is sucking most of our precious time in our day to day life. More than half of users who are registered visits site at least once a day. Its been just six years since facebook was…Read more …

My name in bouncing balls in html5

We all saw google bouncing balls on 7th september. Logo constructed of little balls that move around with your mouse. Here is my name with bouncing balls. click on image to view You can see the web page here hereRead more …

Will html5 be able to replace flash

This year we have been hearing a lot about HTML5. There has been debate on whether HTML5 will be able to replace flash or not and we have been asking above question again and again. HTML5 is upper version of HTML. I am seeing people today who are already thinking that HTML5 is murdering flash. HTML5 is good. It can function without flash.   But I think it is not easy to replace flash with it. Last version of HTML was launched in 1999 its been long time since then and web has changed…Read more …