Product Documentation

Feature compatibility matrix

Jun 04, 2018

Director Version 7.18 is compatible with XenApp and XenDesktop Versions 7.17, 7.16, and 7.15 LTSR. Within each Site, although you can use Director with these versions of Delivery Controller, all the features in the latest version of Director might not be available. Citrix recommends having Director, Delivery Controller and VDA 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

7.18

Application probing

DC 7.18

Platinum

Built-in alert policies

Health Assistant link

None

All

Interactive Session drill-down

7.17

PIV smart card authentication
None

All

7.16

OData API V.4

DC 7.16

All

Shadow Linux VDA users

VDA 7.16

Domain local group support

None

Machine console access

DC 7.16

7.15

Application failure monitoring

DC 7.15 || VDA 7.15

All

7.14

Application-centric troubleshooting

DC 7.13 || VDA 7.13

All

Disk Monitoring

DC 7.14 || VDA 7.14

All

GPU Monitoring

7.13

Application-centric troubleshooting

DC 7.13 || VDA 7.13

Platinum

Transport protocol on Session Details panel

DC 7.x || VDA 7.13

All

7.12

User-friendly Connection and Machine failure descriptions

DC 7.12 || VDA 7.x

All

Increased historical data availability in Enterprise edition

Enterprise

Custom Reporting

Platinum

Automate Director notifications with SNMP traps

Platinum

7.11

Resource utilization reporting

DC 7.11 || VDA 7.11

All

Alerting extended for CPU, memory and ICA RTT conditions

Platinum

Export report improvements

DC 7.11 || VDA 7.x

All

Automate Director notifications with Citrix Octoblu

Platinum

Integration with NetScaler MAS

DC 7.11 || VDA 7.x || MAS version 11.1 Build 49.16

Platinum

7.9

Logon Duration breakdown

DC 7.9 || VDA 7.x

All

7.7

Proactive monitoring and alerting

DC 7.7 || VDA 7.x

Platinum

SCOM integration

DC 7.7 || VDA 7.x || SCOM 2012 R2 || PowerShell 3.0 or later*

Platinum

Windows Authentication Integration

DC 7.x || VDA 7.x

All

Desktop and Server OS Usage

DC 7.7 || VDA 7.x

Platinum

7.6.300

Support for FrameHawk virtual channel

DC 7.6 || VDA 7.6

All

7.6.200

Session recording integration

DC 7.6 || VDA 7.x

Platinum

7

HDX Insight integration

DC 7.6 || VDA 7.x || NetScaler Insight Center

Platinum