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Optimizing Citrix® XenDesktop® for High Performance by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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Citrix® StoreFront™ tweaks

In most cases, you should not need to tweak the StoreFront application. Here are some tweaks to help improve performance.

HTML5

One tweak worth mentioning for StoreFront is to enable HTML5 on StoreFront, to be used in combination with the latest HTML5-enabled Citrix Receiver.

CRL checking

Certificate revocation list checking is when the StoreFront server checks the certificate revocation for its locally signed files, which can add significant delay before the login page is displayed. You can disable this, and speed up the user experience.

To disable CRLChecking on StoreFront, perform the following steps on the StoreFront server(s):

  1. Log in as administrator.
  2. Open a PowerShell command window.
  3. Run these PowerShell commands.
    Add-PSSnapin ...

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