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

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Citrix® Director tweaks

When considering Director performance tweaks, study the following:

Pre-populate domain

You can speed up the login process by pre-populating the domain field. This is a nice tweak and your users will be grateful for this.

To pre-populate the domain field, perform the following steps:

  1. Log in as administrator
  2. Open a command window or PowerShell window.
  3. Open the file placed at C:\inetpub\wwwroot\Director\Logon.aspx.
  4. Locate the line <asp:TextBox ID="Domain" runat="server" CssClass="text-box"></asp:TextBox>.
  5. Change it to <asp:TextBox ID="Domain" runat"server" Text="<Domain name>" CssClass="text-box"></asp:TextBox>.
  6. Run IISRESET to apply the changes

Session timeout

The default session timeout is way too long, around four hours. In certain ...

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