FAQ: Using Citrix Receiver on Windows 8 and Windows RT

Citrix has released a list of FAQ what you can expect from the Receiver on Win8 and WinRT devices.

Q: Which are the Citrix products that Windows 8 support (Intel based devices)?

Citrix supports the use of the following Citrix clients for use on Windows 8:

  • Receiver for Windows 3.3 (CitrixReceiver.exe) Click here to download Receiver for Windows 3.3. This can be used with Web Interface or StoreFront (CloudGateway Express), however cannot be used on ARM-based devices. Applications are launched from within the Receiver app or can be pinned to the Windows Start Menu. Receiver for Windows 3.3 can be installed along with Win8/RT on the same Intel based machine. It can be used in conjunction with other Citrix clients such as the ShareFile Sync Supports multiple sessions, can be configured with CloudGateway Enterprise for Web and SaaS apps or Follow-me ShareFile data.
  • Receiver for Win8/RT Preview Note: This version requires CloudGateway (Storefront) for desktop and applications access and a properly-configured Access Gateway (Enterprise Edition) 10.X for remote access (AG 5.x is not supported). It cannot be used with Web Interface. Receiver for Win8/RT Preview must be downloaded from the Microsoft Windows Store via a Windows Live account. It can be used on Intel based desktops, laptops and tablets as well as ARM-based Windows tablets such as the Microsoft Surface. Applications are launched from within the Receiver app or can be pinned to the Windows Start Menu. There is no Citrix Connection Center in this Receiver.
  • ShareFile Sync for Windows 1.3 Continue reading “FAQ: Using Citrix Receiver on Windows 8 and Windows RT”

XenServer 6.1 released

Citrix has released today a new version of it’s free hypervisor XenServer. Version 6.1 is now available for download on the Citrix website.

New Features and Improvements Since XenServer 6.0

XenServer 6.1.0 includes the following new features and ongoing improvements:

Storage XenMotion:

Storage XenMotion allows running VMs to be moved from one host to another. This includes the case where (a) VMs are not located on storage shared between the hosts and (b) hosts are not in the same resource pool. This enables system administrators to: Continue reading “XenServer 6.1 released”

Interpreting Replication Health

In Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate, Hyper-V administrators can monitor the ‘health’ of the replicating VMs using the Replication Health attribute. This property allows administrators to answer common questions such as:

  • When did the primary and replica VMs last synchronize?
  • What is the average size of the replica file?
  • Were there any errors encountered during replication which requires your attention? etc.

The two-part FAQ post explains the concept of Replication Health and provides guidance on how to interpret the attribute values.

Part 1

Part 2

McAfee updates

Hi guys,

Here’s an update from McAfee.

FAQ article for VirusScan Enterprise 8.8
If you use or plan to upgrade to VirusScan Enterprise 8.8, McAfee recommends that you review the Frequently Asked Questions in KnowledgeBase article KB71642:


This content of this article is based on questions received directly from McAfee customers via our Technical Support agents and posts in the McAfee Community (https://community.mcafee.com).

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