Citrix NetScaler SMS Authentication

Citrix NetScaler, the industry’s most popular load balancer, can also be configured to use SMS authentication, with Citrix Receiver, XenApp and XenDesktop.
Citrix partner SMS passcode makes the SMS software, it is easy to install and easy to use. The Citrix Reciever already supports SMS Authentication.

In previous posts Citrix has shown how Authentication can be done at the Citrix Server Web Interface, or using LDAP. Now that Citrix Receiver runs on a variety of mobile devices, you can use SMS Authentication and Receiver on your device of choice.


Citrix has used the previous infrastructure for this Proof Of Concept, because it was already setup with XenApp and XenDesktop. The only new piece was the SMS Passcode server.


Download the Deployment Guide – ICA Proxy for Citrix Receiver with SMS Authentication.

The following Citrix Products are used in this POC


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