Block default iOS apps via Citrix XenMobile

Block default iOS apps via Citrix XenMobile
As of iOS 9.0 Apple allows you to disable their native apps on your devices. From a administator perspective this means that you can disable any native or non-native application that is download from the App Store. To disable those apps on a device you need to connect this device via Apple Configurator or Apple DEP to ...

Use Azure AD as IdP for Citrix NetScaler (FAS)

Use Azure AD as IdP for Citrix NetScaler (FAS)
Since Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.9 the Federated Authentication Service (FAS) is available. Citrix FAS allows a user to login via SAML instead of basic LDAP. This can be any SAML IdP like Google, Okta, Imprivata or Windows Azure Active Directory. In this blogpost i’ll show you how to configure Azure Active Directory for Citrix FAS. Citrix provided ...

Citrix Synergy 2016 – Product Updates 1

Citrix Synergy 2016 - Product Updates
Last week I attended Citrix Synergy 2016 in Las Vegas. Prior to the start of Citrix Synergy we had the regular Citrix CTP meetings were we as Citrix Technology Professionals get the latest updates by several Citrix Product Managers. Two days packed with interesting content and excellent discussions. More info on the Citrix CTP program: https://www.antonvanpelt.com/wow-im-a-citrix-ctp/ Citrix Synergy ...

EMM Smackdown – 2016 Update!

EMM Smackdown - 2016 Update!
As you all know we at PQR, together with the community wrote several white papers better know as a smackdown. Those white papers need to be updated to get a actual view of what is going on in each market. The latest version of the EMM smackdown can be found here: http://www.pqr.com/download/enterprise-mobility-management-smackdown Recently the UEM smackdown got ...

Zero Touch Installation iOS through XenMobile 1

Zero Touch Installation iOS through XenMobile
Last year I published a blogpost on how to deploy Apple iOS devices via Apple Configurator to create a lite touch device enrollment: https://www.antonvanpelt.com/lite-touch-installation-ios-through-xenmobile/ In this blogpost I want to show you how you can use the Apple Device Enrollment Program and via the Volume Purchase Program to offer a zero touch enrollment. I recently showed this ...

Make your NetScaler SSL VIPs more secure (Updated) 59

Make your NetScaler SSL VIPs more secure (Updated)
Updated: 2-23-2016 A couple of months ago I released this blogpost:https://www.antonvanpelt.com/make-netscaler-ssl-vips-secure This blogpost is still valid however, last week Citrix released NetScaler 10.5 57.7. This firmware release contains various improvements on SSL security. Lets see what has been improved….   Default Security First lets try to run a SSL server test on a default SSL based ...

Citrix Summit 2016 – Product Updates 3

Citrix Summit 2016 - Product Updates
This week at Citrix Summit in Las Vegas a lot of product updates and portofolio changes were announced. In this blogpost i’ll try to summarize these updates and changes. Citrix Acquires Comtrade’s SCOM Management Packs IP Citrix has Acquired the Citrix-specific management pack (MP) technology from Comtrade. Those management packs are add-on packs Microsoft System Center Operations ...

Lite Touch Installation iOS through XenMobile

Lite Touch Installation iOS through XenMobile
Recently I was involved in a XenMobile project were the customer asked for a more simple way to let users enroll their device. This environment only contains Apple iPhone and iPad devices. Since XenMobile 10 there are 2 enrollment types that can make the enrollment process more simple for the end-user. This is what Citrix ...

NetScaler Gateway = RD Gateway 5

NetScaler Gateway = RD Gateway
3 months ago I was involved in a project were a customer needs to give access to external people that are not part of the corporate Active Directory domain. So they build a small domain in the DMZ and placed a RDSH server in the DMZ to give access to these people. Another requirement was two-factor ...

Quick Win: Get XenMobile High Available

Quick Win: Get XenMobile High Available
baca This blogpost is based on a article that i wrote for the Citrix User Group Community:  https://www.mycugc.org/blog/xenmobile-clustering Before XenMobile 10 Mobile Device Management software was installed on a Windows Server. Mobile Application Management software was based on a Linux appliance also called the App Controller. Since XenMobile 10 there is no separate software for Mobile ...
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