Configure SysKit for Citrix XenApp 5 Published Application monitoring

This article describes how to configure your server to monitor Citrix Published Applications with the SysKit.

In order for monitoring to be successful these are the steps you will have to perform on your Citrix Management Server.

Install Citrix XenApp 5.0 SDK

  1. Download the SDK from Citrix web site. Please note! Turn off your User Account Control in order for installation to be successful.
  2. Follow the Installation Wizard steps.
  3. Make sure that “Register remote MFCOM server” option is checked in.

    Register Server

  4. Enter the Citrix Management Server name and click Next to proceed and finish the installation.

    Citrix Server Name

Add SysKit Service User to the Citrix Farm Administrators group

  1. Navigate to the Start > Citrix > Management Consoles > Access Management Console.

    Citrix Access Management

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

    Citrix Administrators Group

  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.

    Citrix Add User

  5. Set the Object Types to Users or Groups and the Location to 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.

    Citrix New Administrator

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

    Citrix Privileges

Add SysKit Service User to the Component Services Administrators

  1. Run the Component Services. (type in the dcomcnfg in the Run.. and press enter to start it)
  2. Expand the Component Services section and Computers subsection. Right click on the My Computer and select Properties.

    Citrix Component Services

  3. Select the COM Security tab and click on Launch and Activation Permissions Edit Limits.. button.

    Citrix My Computer Properties

  4. Click on the Add button and type in the name of the service user you want add the permissions to. Click OK to proceed.

    Citrix Add Service User

  5. Select the newly added service user and grant him Remote and Local Launch permissions. Click OK to finish.

    Citrix Remote launch

  6. Go to the Default Properties tab and change the Default Impersonation Level to Impersonate. Click OK to finish.

    Citrix Default Impersonation

Your Citrix Management Server is now configured for the SysKit Published Applications monitoring.

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

See Configure SysKit for Citrix XenApp 6.0/6.5 Published Application monitoring to learn more.
See Monitor Citrix Published Applications to learn more.