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Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By : Luca Dentella
Book Image

Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By: Luca Dentella

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Traffic shaping

In some scenarios, it is very important to limit the maximum bandwidth used by different sessions. Even if you're using a high-speed link, shaping some streams is a good practice. Consider, for example, a user working with a scanner; when the scanner sends the image to the application that runs on the XenApp server, it can easily saturate the available bandwidth.

XenApp offers a category of user settings to limit the bandwidth used by the different supported redirections, as shown in the following screenshot:

Bandwidth policy settings

You can limit the overall session bandwidth and/or the bandwidth used for the following:

  • Audio redirection

  • Client USB device redirection

  • Clipboard redirection

  • COM port redirection

  • File redirection

  • HDX MediaStream redirection

  • LPT port redirection

  • Printer redirection

  • TWAIN device redirection

You can define a fixed limit value (in KB per second) and a percentage of the total session bandwidth; you can also completely turn off a channel if it is unused. If you...