How to Configure the Citrix Server and Client for Address
When the Citrix ICA
Client’s server location Firewall Button checkbox for
address for firewall connection is configured, the client
the alternate/external address when contacting servers inside the
firewall. This checkbox instructs the server to send the alternate
address, specified with the Altaddr utility, to the client.
Open the Program Neighborhood Client. From the Application Set Settings
or Custom ICA connection Properties….
2. Select the Connection
3. Navigate to the Server Location Section
Network Protocol choose TCP/IP or TCP/IP+HTTP
5. Under Address
List enter the alternate IP address of the server and, if needed, the
XML port of the MetaFrame Server.
6. Check the box for
alternate address for firewall connection
Note: When the second interface of a
multi-homed server is configured for an external address per CTX568182 -
Computers and IMA and ICA Browser, the usage of Altaddr and
configuration of the client firewall checkbox described in Part I are
Use the command line Altaddr utility to
configure the IMA and ICA Browser services to return the
alternate/external IP address to Citrix ICA Clients. The external
address for the server is specified as the alternate address.
using the full Program Neighborhood Client, an alternate address must
be specified for each server in a server farm.
refer to the NFuse/Web Interface documentation, currently page 76 in
the Web Interface Administrator’s Guide, for a feature known as Port
Note: The Port Address
Translation feature can only be configured with NFuse/Web Interface.
NFuse/Web Interface for Use with Network Address Translation (NAT)
an alternate address for a Citrix server
and Settings\Administrator>altaddr /?
[/SERVER: servername] [/SET AlternateAddress] /V
[/SERVER: servername] [/SET AdapterAddress AlternateAddress] /V
[/SERVER: servername] [/DELETE [AdapterAddress]] /V
or set alternate network addresses for an application server The
alternate address is an external address known to clients outside a
- configure the specified server
[/SET] - set alternate TCP/IP addresses
[/DELETE [adapteraddress]] - delete the default or specified adapter
[/V] - verbose
[/?] - display
help messageWhen setting alternate addresses,
specify a single IP address to indicate the alternate IP address used by
default for all adapters on the system, or specify a pair of IP
addresses that indicate a particular local IP address and its
corresponding alternate address.
1. Determine the correct
external IP address.
2. At a command prompt, type altaddr /set
nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn, where nnn is the alternate IP address determined in
4. Repeat on each server in a server