[THIN] Re: MetaFrame Session Sharing

  • From: "Arthur Reyes" <artadmin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 13:12:54 -0600

I've never noticed that.  I fire up new applications all the time, get the
same shared session response, yet see each one in the CMC.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Matthew Shrewsbury
> Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 1:05 PM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: MetaFrame Session Sharing
> 
> I have just recently started using session sharing and it has been
> great.
> When user access published applications through the WI once the first
> session starts you can then click the next published app and it opens
> almost instantly. Citrix got it right!
> 
> The down side is managing uses within the CMC. You might see a published
> app name and think they are only running that published app. Actually
> they are running several published apps but that was the first one
> launched so that name appears in the CMC.
> 
> I've had some odd cases where for no reason it appeared that session
> sharing was not working. I think maybe load balancing was the cause of
> this or maybe the user logged in from a different client.
> 
> Over all the session sharing is great for providing a more "PC" like
> experience for the end user.
> 
> Matthew Shrewsbury, MCSE+Internet MCSE 2000 CCA
> Network Administrator
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Bernd Harzog
> Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 1:52 PM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] MetaFrame Session Sharing
> 
> Folks,
> 
> I have a question about a MetaFrame feature which I have recently become
> aware of - Session Sharing. Apparently this feature allows Published
> Application B to share the session that was previously established by
> Published Application A. Apparently the benefit of this feature is that
> the
> overhead of establishing and maintaining a session does not have to be
> incurred for each application launched by a user. However, there appear
> to
> be some configuration and reliability concerns with this feature. So, my
> questions are:
> 
> 1. Is this feature widely used today?
> 2. Is this feature deemed to be highly desirable, in other words, if the
> "issues" with it are addressed, it would see widespread use?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Bernd Harzog
> CEO
> Applications Performance Management Experts
> www.apmexperts.com
> bernd.harzog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 770-475-4249
> 
> 
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