Category Archives: IMP Posts

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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PVS and MCS

PVS runs on dedicated servers (VM or physical) and is pretty heavy on network io and should be designed properly while MCS needs nothing more than hypervisor snapshots which, by know, we already have. When we are going to implement … Continue reading

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Best Practice – Assigning Apps to Users

Assigning published applications to users may be a very simple task, but if not managed well, it can end up creating more problems. I have seen customers assigning individual user accounts to the published apps in the Citrix admin console and … Continue reading

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