Configure Terminal Services Log for Citrix XenApp 6.0/6.5 Published Application monitoring

This article describes how to configure your server to monitor Citrix Published Applications with the Terminal Services Log.

In order for monitoring to be successful these are the steps you will have to perform on each Citrix XenApp Server where you run published applications.

Enable the Remote Management

  1. Run the Server Manager and click on the Configure Server Manager Remote Management.

    Server manager

  2. Check in the Enable remote management of this server from other computers option and click OK to finish.

    Enable remote management

  3. Alternatively check in PowerShell that WinRM is configured properly, open powershell and type in winrm quickconfig.

    WinRM access is denied

    In case you received access denied error run PowerShell as Administrator.

    WinRM configure

    Confirm Yes that you want enable to create WinRM listener and create firewall exception.

Add TSL Service User to the Citrix Farm Administrators group on the XenApp management server

  1. Navigate to the Start > Administrative Tools > Citrix > Management Consoles > Citrix AppCenter.

    Citrix appcenter

  2. Expand the Citrix Resources section and the XenApp subsection. Choose the Citrix farm and click on the Administrators group.

    Citrix administrators

  3. Right click on Administrators group, choose New and select Add Administrator.

    Citrix add new administrator

  4. Change the directory type to the Operating System User Selector and click on the Add.. button in the first step of the Add Citrix Administrator wizard.

    Add user citrix

  5. Set the Object Types to select users or Groups from the Entire Directory.

    Citrix user location

  6. Enter the name of a service user that you would like to add and click OK. After you added the chosen service user, click OK and then Next.

    Select Citrix service user

  7. In the second step of the Add Citrix Administrator wizard choose the View Only privilege level for the newly added administrator.

    Citrix privileges

    Your Citrix Management Server is now configured for the Terminal Services Log Published Applications monitoring.

In case of any difficulties during the configuration feel free to contact our support team.

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