Citrix Cloud Gateway Connector availability in Azure Marketplace
Citrix Gateway Connector is planned to be deprecated in the upcoming release. Citrix recommends that you migrate to Connector Appliance that is a single Zero Trust Network Access connector. For details on Connector Appliance, see Connector Appliance for Cloud Services.
To migrate your Gateway Connector to Connector Appliance, see Migrate Gateway Connector to Connector Appliance.
The Citrix Cloud Gateway connector is available in Azure Marketplace Offers.
To deploy the Citrix Gateway Connector instances in the Azure Marketplace:
Go to Azure > Marketplace and search for Citrix Cloud Gateway Connector.
Click Citrix Cloud Gateway Connector.
Click Create in the Citrix Cloud Gateway Connector page. Choose a size that has 2 vCPUs and 4 GB RAM minimum.
Enter the virtual machine details as per your requirement.
Note: The default OS disk is the Premium SSD and the minimum storage needed is 20 GB.
- After the VM is created, update the Networking and Inbound Port Rules to allow ports 22 and 8443. You can access the admin UI at
- Log on with default connector credentials and complete the registration.
The offering, by default, comes up with and allows management access on port 8443 only for the default administrator with the default administrator password.
Citrix recommends accessing the Gateway Connector admin user interface from inside the Azure Virtual Network.
Create a virtual machine by using a pre-set configuration
You can also create a virtual machine by using a pre-set configuration. However, Citrix recommends that you create a virtual machine with a new configuration. The pre-set configuration suggests using the D series virtual machine but it is not a mandatory requirement for the Citrix Gateway Cloud Connector.
To do so, click create a virtual machine with a pre-set configuration in the Citrix Cloud Gateway Connector page and complete the registration.
Note: Citrix Gateway Connector can also be deployed using the VHD. For details, see Citrix Cloud Gateway Connector availability in Azure.