Monitor licenses and active usage for Citrix Managed Desktops service

License assignment

Citrix Cloud assigns a license when a unique user or unique device launches a desktop for the first time.

Licensing summary

Licensing summary view

The licensing summary provides an at-a-glance view of the following information:

  • Percentage of total purchased licenses assigned (used). As the percentage approaches 100%, the percentage goes from green to yellow. If the percentage exceeds 100%, the percentage turns red.
  • The ratio of assigned licenses to purchased licenses and the number of available licenses remaining.

Click View Usage Details to see a breakdown of usage reports and trends, plus a list of users who are consuming Citrix Managed Desktops licenses.

Usage reports

Licensing usage reports view

You can download usage information for a standard or specified interval.

The information includes meter usage for:

  • Azure VMs
  • Network connections, such as VNet peering
  • Azure storage items, such as managed disks, block blobs, and page blobs

Data can take up to 72 hours after the end of a day/month to reflect all usage.

Click Download Data to generate and download a CSV file to your local machine.

Licensing usage trends view

The Usage Trends breakdown shows the following information:

  • Total Licenses: Your total purchased licenses for the cloud service across all entitlements.
  • Previously Assigned: The number of licenses that were assigned in the previous month. For example, a user accesses the cloud service for the first time in July and is assigned a license. This license is counted as “Newly Assigned” for the month of July. For the month of August, this license is counted as “Previously Assigned.”
  • Newly Assigned: The number of new licenses that were assigned for each month. For example, a user accesses the cloud service for the first time in July and is assigned a license. This license is counted as “Newly Assigned” for the month of July.

Licensed users

Licensed users view

The License Users section displays a list of users who have assigned licenses, and the date a license was assigned.

Monitor licenses and active usage for Citrix Managed Desktops service