Citrix Interview Preparation Guide
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Citrix job preparation guide for freshers and experienced candidates. Number of Citrix frequently asked questions(FAQs) asked in many interviews

27 Citrix Questions and Answers:

1 :: What is ICA?

ICA – Independent Computing Architecture:

- Application publishing is supported by ICA.

- Low bandwidth is sufficient for ICA.

- Encryption is possible I ICA.

- Keyboard and Mouse inputs are present in ICA.

- ICA ensures session reliability.
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2 :: What is RDP – Remote Desktop Protocol?

RDP – Remote Desktop Protocol:

- RDP works only under TCP/IP.

- RDP does not support applications to run in a browser.

- Session reliability is not ensured by RDP.
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3 :: What is Citrix Access Gateway?

- CAG is a universal Secured Socket Layer Virtual Private Network appliance.

- It is a blend of best features of IPSec and SSL VPN.

- It allows easy access to the users and secure access to company.

- Any information resource can be gained by using CAG with secure, single point access, always-on features.

- Any firewall is supported for Citrix Access Gateway.

- Supports various types of applications, including IP telephony.

- Any application that is hosted on Citrix Presentation Server can be accessed in a secured manner.
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4 :: Explain the load evaluators are supported in Citrix?

- CPU Utilization

- Memory Utilization

- IP Range

- Page Swap

- Page Faults

- Disk Data I/O

- Context Switches

- Scheduling

- User Application Load

- Server Application Load
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5 :: Do you have any idea ICA file in Citrix?

- ICA stands for Independent Computing Architecture.

- It contains published application information.

- ICA file has Windows ‘ini’ format.

- It is organized in such a way that MetaFrame Presentation Server Clients can interpret.

- ICA file will initialize a client’s session running on the server.

- The MetaFrame Presentation Server‘s clients uses the ICA protocol for input formats and addresses the input to the server for further processing.
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6 :: Can you explain what are the differences between ICA and RDP?

ICA – Independent Computing Architecture:

- Application publishing is supported by ICA.

- Low bandwidth is sufficient for ICA.

- Encryption is possible I ICA.

- Keyboard and Mouse inputs are present in ICA.

- ICA ensures session reliability.

RDP – Remote Desktop Protocol:

- RDP works only under TCP/IP.

- RDP does not support applications to run in a browser.

- Session reliability is not ensured by RDP.
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7 :: Do you know what is the limit of refresh time for Local Host Cache in Citrix?

- LHC refresh time is 30 minutes.
- LHC can be created when IMA is stopped.
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8 :: Tell me how to set the refresh time?

- User the option "dsmaint recreatelhc" or "dsmaint refreshlhc" -> restart IMA.
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9 :: Can you please explain how to see the LHC information?

- The LHC information is available in the file imalhc.mdb.
- This file is available in c:\program files\citrix\independent management architecture\ directory
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10 :: Do you know how to implement policies to streamed applications?

- Open the application profile with Streaming Profiler.

- Move to Target and click on Edit->Target Properties.

- Move to Rules Tab.

- Add an Ignore Registry rule that is similar to the description I CTX10352.

- The GPO’s of the domain will be applied.

- Customize GPO configuration.
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