MetrixInsight for CVAD

CITRIX® Ready SCOM Management Pack for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Citrix DaaS (Q3 2022), Citrix License Server, Citrix Provisioning Services, Citrix StoreFront and Application Delivery Controller, formerly known as NetScaler.

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MetrixInsight for CVAD fully integrates your Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktops stack into SCOM. It dynamically discovers and visualizes the entire CVAD platform topology using the different layers that exist in a typical End User-Computing platform deployment and provides comprehensive monitoring and reporting services to keep the end-user computing platform up and running and your end users happy.

No additional agents, databases or tooling required. Just purely SCOM.
Citrix SCOM Management Pack

All-in-one Management Pack

CITRIX® Ready SCOM Management Pack for monitoring Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Citrix DaaS (Q3 2022), Citrix License Server, Citrix Provisioning Services, Citrix StoreFront and Application Delivery Controller, formerly known as NetScaler.

Small foot-print

No additional agents, databases or tooling required. Just purely SCOM.
Monitors Session Host Machines remotely, no SCOM Agents required.

Easy Licensing

Licensing is based on a user volume based annual subscription license model.

User Experience

Extensive real user session and transaction tracking. Detects slow logons, failed connections, slow and laggy sessions, why they occur or might occur. 
Synthetic user session and transaction tracking based on logon simulation executed by probes (Q4 2022).

Dynamic Single-Pane-of-Glass

Dynamic discovery, visualization and monitoring of your platform within a Single-Pane-of-Glass based on CITRIX® hybrid cloud reference architecture.

Timely Alerts

Timely alerts with clear instructions and comprehensive CITRIX® product knowledge to quickly solve detected issues.

Automation

Automated tasks for restarting multiple VDA machines, logging-off expired disconnected sessions for multiple delivery groups, starting and stopping multiple VDA windows services and more.

Pro-active Performance Monitoring

Detects events before they become real issues on User Experience level. For example low compute resource availability, database connection issues, high VDA machine load, network problems etcetera.

Trend Analysis and Reporting

Extensive reporting to support your capacity and performance management.

See the full picture

MetrixInsight for CVAD integrates, visualizes and monitors your on-premise Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktops stack infrastructure. It discovers and visualizes the CVAD stack topologies in a drilldown dashboard using the different layers that exist in a typical End-User-Computing deployment and provides comprehensive monitoring and reporting features to keep the entire platform up and running and your end users happy. End-to-end. From user logon to machine. From connection failure to infra service. We have got it covered.
Citrix SCOM Management Pack

CITRIX® hybrid cloud reference architecture

User Experience Monitoring

User Experience Monitoring

Real End User Computing Logons and Sessions
User Layer Monitoring

User Layer Monitoring

Desktop OS and Server OS Delivery Groups
Access Layer Monitoring

Access Layer Monitoring

StoreFront Server Groups, StoreFront Servers, StoreFront Stores and Application Delivery Controllers
Control Layer Monitoring

Control Layer Monitoring

Delivery Controllers, Sites, Zones, License Servers, Licenses, Provisioning Services Farms, Sites, Servers, vDisks
Resource Layer Monitoring

Resource Layer Monitoring

Catalogs, Server OS Machines, Desktop OS Machines, VDA Services
Hardware Layer Monitoring

Hardware Layer Monitoring

Hosting Connections
Integration Packs

Integration Packs

Automatically integrates with your current SQL Server, Active Directory and Windows Server Management Packs to get even richer topology views
SquaredUp Dashboard Pack

SquaredUp Dashboard Pack

SquaredUp Dashboard Pack with more than 60 drill-down views

SquaredUp Dashboard Pack

We have created a Squared Up Community Dashboard Pack with more than 60 drill-down views to complement our MetrixInsight for CVAD SCOM Management Pack. Squared Up is a HTML5, extremely fast, multi-platform web console and it’s a must-have for every SCOM deployment. This dashboard pack along with our SCOM Management Pack is able to give you the full Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops stack monitoring experience.

Go beyond Citrix Director

Because we know there are a lot of misunderstandings when it comes to comparing and applying Citrix monitoring tools, especially when it comes to Citrix Director, the free tool from Citrix, we explain in this demo video recording how to compare Director with an Enterprise Monitoring Platform like SCOM together with the MetrixInsight for CVAD Management Pack.

Reporting for Trend Analysis

Extensive reporting functionality to support your capacity and performance management.

Supported platforms

The MetrixInsight for CVAD SCOM Management Pack supports the following platforms:

  • On-premise Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 1808 or higher CR and LTSR deployments
  • On-premise Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 or higher CR and LTSR deployments
  • Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x or higher
  • Citrix License server 11.11.1 or higher
  • Citrix StoreFront 2.6 or higher
  • Citrix Application Delivery Controller 11.x and higher
We continuously develop new features and quality updates to improve your monitor experience and support the latest Citrix releases.

See the full picture

With the MetrixInsight for CVAD SCOM Management Pack you are able to integrate, visualize and monitor your on-premise Citrix® Virtual Apps and Desktops stack infrastructure. It discovers and visualizes the CVAD stack topologies in a drilldown dashboard using the different layers that exist in a typical End-User-Computing deployment and provides the monitoring and reporting features that are essential to keep the entire platform up and running and your end users happy. End-to-end. From user logon to machine. From connection failure to infra service. We have got it covered.

CITRIX® hybrid cloud reference architecture

User Experience Monitoring

User Experience Monitoring

Real End User Computing Logons and Sessions
User Layer Monitoring

User Layer Monitoring

Desktop OS and Server OS Delivery Groups
Access Layer Monitoring

Access Layer Monitoring

StoreFront Server Groups, StoreFront Servers, StoreFront Stores and Application Delivery Controllers
Control Layer Monitoring

Control Layer Monitoring

Delivery Controllers, Sites, Zones, License Servers, Licenses, Provisioning Services Farms, Sites, Servers, vDisks
Resource Layer Monitoring

Resource Layer Monitoring

Catalogs, Server OS Machines, VDA Services
Hardware Layer Monitoring

Hardware Layer Monitoring

Hosting Connections
Integration Packs

Integration Packs

Integrates with your current SQL Server, Active Directory and Windows Server Management Packs to get even richer topology views
SquaredUp Dashboard Pack

SquaredUp Dashboard Pack

SquaredUp Dashboard Pack with more than 60 drill-down views
Squared Up is a HTML5, extremely fast, multi-platform web console and it’s a must-have for every SCOM deployment. This dashboard pack along with our SCOM Management Pack is able to give you the full Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops stack monitoring experience.
Extensive reporting functionality to support your capacity and performance management.

Supported platforms

The MetrixInsight for CVAD SCOM Management Pack supports the following platforms:

  • On-premise Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop 7 1808 or higher CR and LTSR deployments
  • On-premise Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 or higher CR and LTSR deployments
  • Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x or higher
  • Citrix License server 11.11.1 or higher
  • Citrix StoreFront 2.6 or higher
  • Citrix Application Delivery Controller 11.x and higher
We continuously develop new features and quality updates to improve your monitor experience and support the latest Citrix releases.
Citrix Ready

Licensing

Licensing for MetrixInsight for CVAD is based on a user volume based annual subscription license model. This means there is no big upfront investment for you, but you pay anually 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.

Based on the type and amount of Citrix licenses you have, you need to select the right subscription plan that fits your needs.

Trial or Quote?

Interested? Request a quote or free trial edition.

Release Notes

1.4.22014.x (August 2022)

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