When logging in to the server with RDS, I do not have to wait for this.” “Add the following 2 registry keys to your 7.9 VDA server – then try connecting to it using ICA to see if the issue still occurs: Add reg keys in “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Citrix\Group Policy” Dword: “Cache Gpo Expire In Hours” – Value = 5-24 (# of Hours) ***start with value of 5*** Dword: “Gpo Cache Enabled” – Value = 1 Restart the machine after adding these registry keys and attempt an ICA connection (at least twice) to see if that helps the Login delay.” Mark De Palma at Xen App slow logon times, user get black screen for 20 seconds at Citrix Discussions says that pushing Tile Refresh to a background task speeds up logons.
Citrix provides full support for Semi-Annual Channel (Broad) (aka Current Branch for Business) versions of Windows 10, starting with the VDA version released after a Windows 10 version is designated as Broad (typically 4 monthly patches after initial release).CLI Install: Command Line Install Options are detailed at Install using the command line at Citrix Docs.Xen App recalculates WMI filters on every reconnect.CTX212610 Session Reconnect 30 sec Delay – Disable GPCalculation – WMI Filters indicates that recalculation can be disabled by setting HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\Reconnect\Disable GPCalculation (DWORD) to 1.Xen Desktop /quiet /noreboot /masterimage /Enable_HDX_PORTS /enable_framehawk_port /Enable_REAL_TIME_TRANSPORT /optimize /controllers "xdc01local xdc02local" /Exclude "Citrix Telemetry Service" If these features are desirable, download the tool from the blog post and install it.
Configurable Registry keys are located at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\Desktop Helper.
For additional logon delay troubleshooting, see Alexander Ollischer Xen App/Xen Desktop – “Please Wait For Local Session Manager” message when logging into RDS.
He found some Windows Updates that caused a logon delay.
CTX212439 Desktop Session Stuck in Pre-Logon State with Message “Please wait for the Local Session Manager”: Some environments will not accept the default port 80 for Virtual Delivery Agent registration, even though registration is authenticated and encrypted on port 80.
To change the port, do the following on the Virtual Delivery Agent: To enable Framehawk, see On 2012 R2 and newer RDSH, the only way to configure Remote Desktop Licensing is using group policy (local or domain). Several people in Citrix Discussions reported the following issue: If you see a message about RD Licensing Grace Period has expired even though RD Licensing is properly configured, see Eric Verdumen No remote Desktop Licence Server availible on RD Session Host server 2012.
If logging in to a VDA from Citrix ICA, RDP, and Console results in a permanent black screen, then you might have to disable the App Readiness service.