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What’s new in 4.9 LTSR

Cumulative Update 5 now available

Cumulative Update 5 (CU5) for Citrix Receiver for Windows 4.9 LTSR was released on December 14, 2018. With more than a dozen fixes to customer-reported issues, CU5 continues to add stability and ease of use to this LTSR. Built on top of Citrix Receiver for Windows 4.9, CU5 also contains more than a dozen fixes from CU4, 20 fixes from CU3, 18 fixes from CU2, and more than 15 fixes from CU1. CU5 is available for download from the Citrix download page.

Reduced size of the installer

With this release, the size of the Citrix Receiver for Windows installer is reduced to 39.9MB. This constitutes a 15% reduction in size from earlier releases.

New external beacon for StoreFront account

On a StoreFront account, ping.citrix.com is used as a replacement for the www.citrix.com external beacon.

Starting with Citrix Receiver for Windows Version 4.9, no user-configurable changes are required.

If you are using an earlier version of Citrix Receiver for Windows, Citrix recommends that you replace the www.citrix.com external beacon with ping.citrix.com.

For more information about the external beacon, see Knowledge Center article CTX218708.

For information about configuring the external beacon on StoreFront, see Configure beacon points.


Ignore if the StoreFront account is not configured with www.citrix.com as the external beacon.


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