Communication ports used by VDI-in-a-Box 5.1

Citrix has created an overview of the communication ports used for their VDI-in-a-Box software.

The following table lists a brief description of each component and what network ports and protocols are used: Continue reading “Communication ports used by VDI-in-a-Box 5.1”

1Y0-A20 exam prep material

For my 1Y0-A20 XenApp 6.5 administration exam I’ve used a lot of knowledge base articles and other resources besides the self paced online course (courtesy of my employer).

This is a great document which shows all ports used by all Citrix products. Not only useful for an exam but also for troubleshooting purposes.

Go through the free XenApp 6.5 overview training from Citrix Education and read the 1Y0-A20 Preparation Guide from Citrix.

Here are the most useful kb articles and other free online resources I used to prepare for this exam. Continue reading “1Y0-A20 exam prep material”

Citrix Access Gateway and VDI-in-a-Box – Firewall Exceptions

Communication between end-points and the CAG

All traffic between end-points (users) and the CAG is tunneled securely over SSL. This applies throughout the entire process from user authentication to desktop delivery.

• TCP Port 80 (used for redirection to 443)

• TCP Port 443 Continue reading “Citrix Access Gateway and VDI-in-a-Box – Firewall Exceptions”

SCVMM 2012 communications ports

Hi guys,

When you install the SCVMM 2012 you can assign some of the ports that it will use for communications and file transfers between the VMM components.

Note: Not all of the ports can be changed through VMM.

The default settings for the ports are listed in the following table: Continue reading “SCVMM 2012 communications ports”

System Center Operations Manager ports

Here’s a overview of ports being used by System Center Ops Manager.

The following table shows Operations Manager 2007 component interaction across a firewall, including information about the ports used for communication between the components, which direction to open the inbound port, and whether the port number can be changed. Continue reading “System Center Operations Manager ports”