Part 1 of yesterday’s “Citrix Monitoring Tools” article described inherent Citrix monitoring functionality and presented an overview of Citrix EdgeSight/Director. Part 2 will cover specific features of EdgeSight/Director, based on a comparison with key third-party monitoring solutions. However, before we delve into that core subject matter, applications should be discussed.
Monitoring and managing a Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop environment can depend on the embedded Citrix components or, if they are deemed insufficient, third-party tools. From a realistic standpoint, (aka, non-marketing), this article will review the inherent Citrix tools, and Part 2 will focus on third-party tools.
Citrix Edgesight for Load Testing has been quietly updated to version 3.5 with very little razzle or dazzle.
Citrix EdgeSight for Load Testing is an automated load and performance testing solution for Citrix Presentation Server environments. As of XenApp 5.0 Feature Pack 1, the Load Testing service is no longer a separate licensed product and is now a free component in XenApp. While we’ll gloss over the pique that customers who bought the licenses just before this was announced, it doesn’t detract from the fact that Citrix Edgesight for Load Testing is an incredibly useful tool for supporting and sizing even a small farm and is, arguably, a credible differentiator for using ICA over RDP. Continue reading News: Citrix Releases Edgesight for Load Testing 3.5