Monitoring Citrix License Server
ControlUp supports monitoring the usage of licenses installed on a Citrix License Server. The only prerequisite for this is that the License Server needs to be added as a managed computer to the ControlUp organization. Once the ControlUp Agent is deployed to the License Server and started, the agent starts gathering license usage data and reporting it to the ControlUp Real-Time Console and monitor instances in your organization.
When you double-click Citrix License Server machine, the grid displays a Citrix Licenses tab in addition to the default Sessions, Processes, and Logical Disks tabs. When you click the Citrix Licenses tab, the information grid displays the license objects installed on the selected Citrix License Server.
The following metrics are displayed for every licensed product:
The total amount of installed licenses for the product
License Pool - Available
Number of remaining licenses in the license pool that are ready for use
Describes the license type of the installed product
Licenses in Use
Number of licenses currently in use
Licenses in Use Percentage
Percentage of licenses currently in use
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Technical ID of the licensed product
License product name and model
Alerting on Citrix License Utilization
The Citrix Licenses view does not include a Stress Level column. However, you can still configure ControlUp to send alerts whenever Citrix license utilization crosses a threshold. This can be done by modifying the stress settings to include the Top Citrix License Utilization column in the Machines view to contribute to the computers’ stress level, as shown below:
In the example depicted in the screenshot above, the “Top Citrix License Utilization Column” will trigger an increase of 1 point in the License Server computer’s Stress Level when the most highly utilized licensed product on the server crosses a utilization threshold of 101%.