[THIN] Failover for Citrix Web Interface?

  • From: "Peter Kung" <pkung@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 15:29:56 -0700


This is probably a stupid question but I just got assigned to support the 
Citrix farm in our environment so apologies in advance.

We’re on Xenapp 5 with Presentation Server 4.5 – which I believe are the latest 
stable releases.  We have Enterprise edition.

We don’t have a load balancer.  Right now I have 4 servers.  I have 1 running 
as the license server and primary web interface.  2 are hosting applications 
using the built-in load balancing/failover in Citrix.  I have the last box 
hosting special applications that I would like to keep separate.

Is there a way to do some fail-over with the web interface without a load 
balancer?  Looks like Citrix got rid of having the centralized web 
configuration recently.

Also any general suggestions/pointers on how to achieve load balancing and 
failover without use of separate load balancer would also be greatly 

Thank you.

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