Did you know that you can automatically recover XenApp and XenDesktop services through the Citrix SCOM Management Pack for XenApp and XenDesktop? Here’s how.
A key feature monitors all vital Delivery Controller services, such as Citrix Broker Service, Citrix Host Service, Citrix Machine Creation Service and other like services. In the XenApp/XenDesktop Management Pack, each of these has a monitor called Service Running State. This monitor periodically checks the status of the service, whether it is running or not.
The monitor is designed to raise an alert when the service ceases to run for some reason, but only for the services that have their startup type set to automatic. Services that are started manually and disabled services are skipped. You can change this behavior by overriding the default value of the “alert only if service startup type is automatic” parameter; set this parameter to “false.” This way, all services will trigger an alert when in the…
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via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.