Fix for Citrix Receiver error “Connection established. Negotiating capabilities…”

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When configuring Citrix XenDesktop’s VM Hosted App functionality the connection to the app would hang on “Connection established. Negotiating capabilities…”   I tried several solutions: 1) Change the permissions on HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSLicensing as described in this article: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX123816 2) Delete the registry keys: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\MSLicensing\HardwareID and HKLM\Software\Microsoft\MSLicensing\Store 3) Delete the registry keys Certificate, X509 Certificate and X509 […]

Configure Citrix Receiver 4.1 for pass-through authentication to StoreFront 2.5

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In this blog I am going to Configure pass-through authentication to Citrix StoreFront 2.5 using Citrix Receiver 4.1. Use Keywords to mark applications and desktop as favorite within Citrix Receiver Here are the version numbers of the software components that I use: – StoreFront: 2.5.0.29 – Citrix Receiver: 14.1.0.0   Step 1 – Enable Domain […]

Maintaining and restoring the XenDesktop 7.5 database

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This blog post is inspired by Shaun Wendland’s presentation at Synergy 2014. Since version 7, XenDesktop uses the FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA). FMA replaces Independent Management Architecture (IMA). FMA highly depends on a connection to a SQL database. When the database isn’t available, no new connections can be made. Existing connections will stay active. So […]