Load balancing XML Broker

The XML Broker service is needed for communication between the Web Interface/StoreFront and the data collector. Web Interface communicates using XML Broker to get information, such as application availability for a user and available resources.

The XML Broker service is needed in a XenApp/XenDesktop environment and can be deployed as a load-balanced service. Again, Citrix has made a custom monitor available, which we can use to monitor whether the XML Broker service is responding or not.

To add the custom monitor, go to Load Balancing | Monitors, and click on ADD. Here, choose CITRIX-XML-SERVICE, and in the Special Parameters pane, enter an application name. The default application is Notepad. This monitor will open a connection ...

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