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Citrix XenApp Performance Essentials by Luca Dentella

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Chapter 3. Optimizing Session Startup

The most frequent complaint that system administrators receive from users about XenApp is definitely that the applications start slowly. They certainly do not consider that at least the first time you launch an application published by XenApp, an entire login process takes place.

In this chapter you'll learn:

  • Which steps form the login process and which systems are involved
  • The most common causes of logon delays and how to mitigate them
  • The use of some advanced XenApp features, like session pre-launch

The logon process

Let's briefly review the logon process that starts when a user launches an application through the Web Interface or through a link created by the Receiver. Some of the steps have been already presented ...

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