Category Archives: General Citrix Information

IMA, service doesn’t start – possible reasons

Citrix Xenapp is completely dependent on the IMA service.  When IMA fails to start on a server, it can really put a damper on your day.  Often we find ourselves asking why Citrix doesn’t just tell you what it means … Continue reading

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IMA Service Fails to Start and MFCOM Service is Unresponsive in Starting State

Symptoms or Error IMA Service fails to start and MFCOM Service is unresponsive in starting state. Event ID: 7024 The Independent Management Architecture service terminated with service-specific error: 2147483649 (0x80000001). – Or – The IMA service terminated with service-specific error: … Continue reading

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Change License server in xa 6.5

If you want to change license server name in xenapp 6.5, open server role manager, edit licensing option then update your new license server name, click next and apply, and reboot.

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License version numbers for different citrix products

If you are unsure if your license server version is current, you can verify it by comparing your version with the number on the Downloads site. On a license server with the License Administration Console: Start the License Administration Console … Continue reading

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Session Initiation and Termination Explained

Session initialization No matter how an ICA session is invoked (Program Neighborhood, Web Interface, double-clicking an ICA file, etc.), the ICA client engine (wfica32.exe for Win32 clients) fires up and loads the module.ini file from the root folder of the … Continue reading

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Citrix Products Evolution

From the time citrix started below are the editions and name changes with year numbers. Citrix was founded in Richardson, Texas, in 1989 by former IBM developer Ed Iacobucci . Citrix Version Name Year MultiUser 1.0 1991 MultiUser 2.0 1992 WinView 1993 … Continue reading

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Install Software on Terminal Server

When we install any software just by double clicking it, it creates some keys in HKLM and HKCU hives. There might be some settings or keys written to HKCU hive when installing a particular software and if that needs to … Continue reading

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