[THIN] Re: Gotomeeting inside Citrix desktop session

  • From: Magnus Hjorleifsson <magnus@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 23:00:06 -0400

We see the same issues with rdp. Citrix is working on a fix for the pica 
component of the xendesktop vda. This issue holds true for xendesktop 3, 4, 5 
and 5.5 

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On Oct 3, 2012, at 11:21, Matt Kosht <matt.kosht@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Citrix is working on a fix for this or MS? Is it a patch for GotoMeeting or 
> the ICA client?  The only workaround I have at this point is to use RDP 
> instead where it works fine  or have user switched to Windows client.
> -Matt
> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 7:54 PM, Magnus Hjorleifsson <magnus@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> We have the same issue which only affects VDI ( xenapp sessions or published 
>> desktops or apps don't have this issue). We noticed the same behavior with 
>> microsofts easy assist as well. 
>> We opened tickets with both ms and Citrix, ms blames Citrix and Citrix is 
>> able to reproduce. They are working on a fix for this ( since January of 
>> this year) which has not come out yet. 
>> This issue is with the pica display driver and the ms equivalent if not 
>> using xendesktop. 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Oct 2, 2012, at 15:58, "Minero, Hector B CIV NSWCDD, K55" 
>> <hector.minero@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I am really interested in this, too.
>>> So far, we don't allow gotomeeting sessions, but would like to for some 
>>> environments.
>>> ________________________________________
>>> Hector Minero
>>> From: Matt Kosht
>>> Sent: Tue 10/2/2012 9:35 AM
>>> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [THIN] Gotomeeting inside Citrix desktop session
>>> Having some performance issues with hosting Gotomeeting sessions from a 
>>> Citrix desktop. The mouse pointer appears to flicker as soon as desktop 
>>> sharing is enabled. The mouse pointer will disappear when moving the mouse 
>>> around. Seems specific to Linux ICA client. RDP (rdesktop) seems unaffected 
>>> on same physical device to the same Citrix XA server. Anyone conquered this?
>>> -Matt

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