Feature compatibility matrix

Citrix Director 1906 is compatible with:

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 1903 and later
  • XenApp and XenDesktop Version 7.15 LTSR

Within each Site, although you can use Director with earlier versions of Delivery Controller, all the features in the latest version of Director might not be available. Citrix recommends having Director, Delivery Controller, and the VDAs at the same version.

Note: After you upgrade a Delivery Controller, you are prompted to upgrade the Site when you open Studio. For more information, see the Upgrade Sequence section in Upgrade a deployment.

The first time you log in after a Director upgrade, a version check is performed on the configured Sites. If any Site is running a version of the Controller earlier than that of Director, a message appears on the Director console, recommending a Site upgrade. Additionally, as long as the version of the Site is older than that of Director, a note continues to be displayed on the Director Dashboard indicating this mismatch.

Specific Director features with the minimum version of Delivery Controller (DC), VDA and other dependent components required along with License Edition are listed below.

Director Version Feature Dependencies - min version required Edition
1906 Session Auto Reconnect DC 7 1906 and VDA 1906 All
1906 Session startup duration DC 7 1906 and VDA 1903 All
1906 Desktop probing DC 7 1906 and Citrix Probe Agent 1903 Premium
7.9 and later Citrix Profile Management Duration in Profile Load VDA 1903 All
1811 Profile Drilldown DC 7 1811 and VDA 1811 All
1811 Hypervisor Alerts Monitoring DC 7 1811 Premium
1811 Application probing DC 7 1811 and Citrix Application Probe Agent 1811 Premium
1811 Microsoft RDS license health DC 7 1811 and VDA 7.16 All
1811 Key RTOP Data display DC 7 1811 and VDA 1808 Premium
1808 Export of Filters data DC 7 1808 All
1808 Interactive Session drill down DC 7 1808 and VDA 1808 All
1808 GPO drill down DC 7 1808 and VDA 1808 All
1808 Machine historical data available using OData API DC 7 1808 All
7.18 Application probing DC 7.18 Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.18 Smart alert policies DC 7.18 Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.18 Health Assistant link None All
7.18 Interactive Session drill-down None All
7.17 PIV smart card authentication None All
7.16 Application Analytics DC 7.16 and VDA 7.15 All
7.16 OData API V.4 DC 7.16 All
7.16 Shadow Linux VDA users VDA 7.16 All
7.16 Domain local group support None All
7.16 Machine console access DC 7.16 All
7.15 Application failure monitoring DC 7.15 and VDA 7.15 All
7.14 Application-centric troubleshooting DC 7.13 and VDA 7.13 All
7.14 Disk Monitoring DC 7.14 and VDA 7.14 All
7.14 GPU Monitoring DC 7.14 and VDA 7.14 All
7.13 Transport protocol on Session Details panel DC 7.x and VDA 7.13 All
7.12 User-friendly Connection and Machine failure descriptions DC 7.12 and VDA 7.x All
7.12 Increased historical data availability in Enterprise edition DC 7.12 and VDA 7.x Enterprise
7.12 Custom Reporting DC 7.12 and VDA 7.x Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.11 Resource utilization reporting DC 7.11 and VDA 7.11 All
7.11 Alerting extended for CPU, memory and ICA RTT conditions DC 7.11 and VDA 7.11 Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.11 Export report improvements DC 7.11 and VDA 7.x All
7.11 Integration with Citrix ADM DC 7.11, VDA 7.x and MAS version 11.1 Build 49.16 Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.9 Logon Duration breakdown DC 7.9 and VDA 7.x All
7.7 Proactive monitoring and alerting DC 7.7 and VDA 7.x Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.7 SCOM integration DC 7.7, VDA 7.x, SCOM 2012 R2, and PowerShell 3.0 Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.7 Windows Authentication Integration DC 7.x and VDA 7.x All
7.7 Desktop and Server OS Usage DC 7.7 and VDA 7.x Premium (formerly Platinum)
7.6.300 Support for Framehawk virtual channel DC 7.6 and VDA 7.6 All
7.6.200 Session recording integration DC 7.6 and VDA 7.x Premium (formerly Platinum)
7 HDX Insight integration DC 7.6, VDA 7.x, and Citrix ADM Premium (formerly Platinum)

Feature compatibility matrix