availability of this feature depends on your organization's license and your
HDX Insight is the
integration of EdgeSight network analysis and EdgeSight performance management
network analysis leverages HDX Insight to provide an application and desktop
contextual view of the network. With this feature, Director provides advanced
analytics of ICA traffic in their deployment.
performance management provides the historical retention and trend reporting.
With historical retention of data versus the real-time assessment, you can
create Trend reports, including capacity and health trending.
After you enable
this feature in Director, HDX Insight provides Director with additional
Trends page shows latency and bandwidth effects for
applications, desktops, and users across the entire deployment.
Details page shows latency and bandwidth information specific to a
particular user session.
- ICA session
Round Trip Time (RTT) shows data correctly for Receiver for Windows 3.4 or
higher and the Receiver for Mac 11.8 or higher. For earlier versions of these
Receivers, the data does not display correctly.
- In the Trends
view, HDX connection logon data is not collected for VDAs earlier than 7. For
earlier VDAs, the chart data is displayed as 0.
To configure the EdgeSight
network analysis feature on Director
provides network analysis by leveraging NetScaler HDX Insight to provide the
Citrix application and desktop administrators the ability to troubleshoot and
correlate issues that can be attributed to poor network performance.
Center must be installed and configured in Director to enable EdgeSight network
analysis. Insight Center is a virtual machine (appliance) downloaded from
Citrix.com. Using EdgeSight network analysis, Director communicates and gathers
the information that is related to your deployment. This information is
leveraged from HDX Insight, which provides robust analysis of the Citrix ICA
protocol between the client and the back-end Citrix infrastructure.