MetrixInsight for CVAD SCOM Management Pack is valid for all Citrix Virtual Apps and Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops license customers. Premium, or previously called Platinum, licenses are not required.

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MetrixInsight for CVAD

MetrixInsight for CVAD is a Microsoft System Center Operation Manager (SCOM) Management Pack for monitoring Server Based Computing (SBC) and/or Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) platforms based on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (formerly known as XenDesktop and/or XenApp), Citrix License Server, Citrix StoreFront and Citrix Provisioning Services.

The solution visualizes your platform within a single pane of glass to monitor the essential parts of your virtualized End User Computing platform.

The MetrixInsight for CVAD SCOM Management Pack is valid for all Citrix Virtual Apps and Virtual Apps & Desktops license customers. Premium, or previously called Platinum, licenses are not required.
Citrix XenDesktop XenApp SCOM


With MetrixInsight for CVAD on SCOM you are able to integrate, visualize and monitor your on-premise Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktops 7.x infrastructure. It discovers and visualizes your CVAD stack topologies in a drilldown dashboard using the different layers that exist in a typical End-User-Computing platform deployment and provides the monitoring and reporting services that are essential to keep your end-user computing platform up and running and end users happy.



State Monitoring and Alerting

StoreFront Server Groups, StoreFront Servers, StoreFront Stores


State monitoring and Alerting for all discovered objects

License Servers, Licenses


Performance and utilization data collection

Delivery Controllers, Sites, Zones, Hosting Connections


Performance and utilization data collection for lots of discovered objects

Catalogs, Server OS Machines, Delivery Groups


Integration Packs

Provisioning Services Farms, Sites, Servers, vDisks


Integration with your current SQL, AD and WinOS MPs by using our (optional) Integration MPs to get even richer topology views.




Alert views, State views


Performance views


Capacity and performance management reports to analyze trends over time

Topology views


E-mail support

Single-Pane-of-Glass Dashboards


Response time within 24 hours

Product knowledge


Product Updates

Product Knowledge for monitors and alerts to quickly solve problems


Regular product updates with new features and improvements

Supported platforms

MetrixInsight for CVAD currently supports the following platforms:

  • On-premise Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7.x deployments
  • Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x *
  • Citrix StoreFront 2.6 or higher

Operations Center Dashboards

Check out just a couple of dashboards and views for supporting your IT operations.
Citrix XenDesktop XenApp SCOM
Citrix XenDesktop XenApp SCOM
Citrix XenDesktop XenApp SCOM

Reporting for Trend Analysis

Our solution provides extensive reporting functionality to support your capacity and performance management. Check out just a couple of reports to get an impression.

Average Logon Duration vs Logons

Failed connections over time


Check out this blog to get more details about what MetrixInsight for CVAD monitors.


Our products are licensed on a user volume based annual subscription license model.
This means that there is no big upfront investment for you, but you pay yearly as long as you want to use our products. We believe this kind of licensing model fits perfect in the Cloud era we live in today.

Our licenses are bound to one or more Citrix license servers within a single SCOM Management Group environment. Based on the type and amount of Citrix licenses you have, you need to select the right subscription plan that fits your needs.

Interested in pricing for our subscriptions? Request a quote or free trial edition.

Release Notes

v1.2.19129.0 (quality update, december 2019)

New features in last feature update (v1.2.19122.0):

  • Added SCOM Agent Task to log off expired disconnected sessions for one or multiple delivery groups at the same time.
  • Added Server Machine UpTime Performance Rule.
  • Added % Failed Connections Performance Rule.

At GripMatix, we believe in no-nonsense tooling to help IT departments leveraging the quality of their infrastructure.