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 ...