March 19, 2014

NetScaler: Customize logon screen

When configuring the NetScaler for our customer they liked to have some modifications made to the logon screen: “Password 1” and “Password 2” need to be “Password” and “Token ID”. the Citrix Receiver Image needs to be replaced with their company logo. To meet this we need to change some files on the NetScaler,
March 17, 2014

Reset Windows Rearm count

When working with Machine Creation Services we discovered that the Clients all have the same CMID. A different CMID is needed to activate using KMS services. We searched for a solution and everyone mentioned rearming the machine, but then we received the message that we can’t rearm. We then searched for a solution but everyone was pointing
March 13, 2014

NetScaler: Using groups membership to Authenticate

When using the NetScaler Gateway 10.x and you need to allow remote users access based on their group membership, you can use the Active Directory groups. To configure this create an Active Directory group and set the following settings on the LDAP server within the NetScaler go to: NetScaler Gateway > Policies> Authentication/Authorization> Authentication> LDAP and then Servers tab
March 11, 2014

NetScaler: Allow Password Change

When users need to change their password when using the NetScaler Gateway you can use the option: Allow Password Change, which can be set when configuring the LDAP authentication. The Password change option is only allowed when you communicate using LDAPS (port 636) or LDAP-TLS (port 389), but you have to make sure your Domain
October 14, 2013

New Policy Settings in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

With Windows server 2012 and Windows 8 Microsoft added some new features, they also created the proper Group Policy configuration options for this. With Windows server 2012 and Windows 8 they added 160 new items which are only compatible with Windows server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT. They added a total of 350
September 26, 2013

Install IIS certificate on Citrix Netscaler 10.1

In our test environment I recently used an existing SSL Wildcard certificate for making the Netscaler available external, to accomplish this I needed to export the certificate from a IIS server and import the certificate into the Netscaler. When using StoreFront 2.0 which also advises you to use a SSL certificate you also need this certificate imported