The Citrix Gateway Service release to cloud release notes describe the new features, enhancements to existing features, fixed issues, and known issues available in a service release. The release notes include one or more of the following sections:
What’s new: New features and enhancements available in the current release.
Fixed issues: Issues that are fixed in the current release.
Known issues: Issues that exist in the current release and their workarounds, wherever applicable.
August 29, 2023
Geo location routing - Preview
Citrix Gateway Service provides a capability to the admins to enable their users to connect to PoPs in a particular region or only through a particular cloud service provider regardless of the users’ location. For more information, see Geo location routing - Technical preview.
HDX Performance Analytics
Citrix Gateway Service supports the HDX performance analytics functionality that enables Citrix Analytics administrators to view performance data related to the Connector-Gateway PoP latency. For more information, see Connector Statistics.
The Citrix Gateway Service infrastructure is enhanced to support accelerated networking wherein it uses single root I/O virtualization (SR-IOV) to provide high-performance networking capabilities to users.
Deprecated weak ciphers
For the updated list of the deprecated ciphers of Citrix Gateway Service, see Technical security overview.
EDT sessions are disconnected whenever the backend pool is modified in the Azure load balancer.
November 10, 2022
Rendezvous protocol version V2 support
The Citrix Gateway Service now supports Rendezvous protocol version V2 for Citrix Gateway Service on the Google Cloud Platform. For details, see Citrix Gateway Service features supported.
Citrix Gateway Service on Google Cloud Platform availabiality in Europe
Citrix Gateway Service on the Google Cloud Platform is now available in Europe in the following regions.
For details, see Citrix Gateway Service on Google Cloud Platform.
Rendezvous V2 VDA registration fails if the customer ID is fewer than 6 characters.
June 30, 2022
Citrix Gateway Service availability on the Google Cloud Platform
With Citrix Gateway Service support on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), customers running their workloads on Google Cloud can take the advantage of Google Cloud’s high-performing global network using the Citrix Gateway optimal routing feature. The optimal gateway routing feature directs clients to the closest GCP Citrix Gateway Service POP. Also, the Citrix Gateway Service on Google Cloud provides secure connectivity between Citrix Workspace clients and virtualization resources to deliver sessions with the lowest latency and the best user experience possible. For details, see Citrix Gateway Service on Google Cloud Platform.
April 04, 2022
- Citrix Secure Workspace Access is now rebranded to Citrix Secure Private Access.
- Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service is now rebranded to Citrix DaaS.
- Merger of Citrix Gateway Service tile into a single Citrix Secure Private Access in Citrix Cloud
October 11, 2021
Merger of Citrix Gateway Service tile into a single Citrix Secure Private Access in Citrix Cloud
The Citrix Gateway Service tile and Citrix Secure Private Access tile are merged into Citrix Secure Private Access tile and the Citrix Gateway landing page is modified for Citrix Secure Private Access. Therefore you do not see the Virtual Apps and Desktops and the Add a Web/SaaS app shortcuts. However, the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops customers can enable Citrix Gateway Service from Workspace configuration > Access > External Connectivity. There is no change in the functionality, otherwise.
The following Citrix Gateway Service features are moved to Citrix Secure Private Access service.
- Configuring SaaS and Enterprise web apps
- Enabling enhanced security controls
- Configuring contextual policies
Citrix Secure Private Access customers, including Citrix Workspace Essentials and Citrix Workspace Standard, can now use one single Citrix Secure Private Access tile for configuring SaaS and Enterprise web apps, enhanced security controls, contextual policies, in addition to web filtering policies.