XIA Configuration

Citrix XenApp Farm Documentation Tool

Software to help you keep track of your Citrix XenApp farm configuration

Use our Citrix XenApp Farm documentation tool XIA Configuration to automatically document your Citrix XenApp farms.

With support for Citrix farm configuration, servers, hotfixes, published applications, policies and more.

If you're familiar with documentation scripts and want additional functionality, view XIA Configuration's features such as version control, PDF output, PowerShell support, change tracking, XML output, and more.

XIA Configuration has a non-intrusive architecture with agentless data collection.

Looking to document XenDesktop sites? View the XenDesktop Site page.

Automatically generate your Citrix XenApp Farm documentation

View an example Citrix XenApp farm document generated by XIA Configuration:

Citrix XenApp Farm documentation sample generated by XIA Configuration (click to open)
Citrix XenApp Farm documentation example generated by XIA Configuration

Relationship Map

View relationships between Citrix farms, published applications, Windows servers and other items:

Screenshot showing a relationship map generated by XIA Configuration
View Citrix XenApp relationships in a diagram generated by XIA Configuration

Information documented by XIA Configuration

The following information is documented by XIA Configuration:

Citrix Farm Configuration

A Citrix XenApp farm is a group of Citrix servers providing virtualized applications published to users. A farm can be managed as a unit, with all servers in a farm share a single data store.

Run reports on the following Citrix farm configuration:

  • Farm Name
  • Citrix Administrators
  • Logging Database Settings
  • File Types
  • Load Balancing Policies
  • Load Evaluators
  • Worker Groups
  • Zones

Published Applications

Applications are the applications, content and server desktops that have been virtualized and made available to users.

Audit the following published applications information:

  • Application Type
  • Application Name
  • Content Redirection
  • Shortcut Presentation
  • Appearance Settings
  • Client Options
  • Application Icon
  • Streaming Settings
Screenshot showing published application details in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing published application details in the XIA Configuration web interface


Servers within the farm provide access to published applications.

Automatically document the servers running within the farm including installation information and optionally collect host information such as manufacturer, model and serial number.

General Settings

  • Server Name
  • Zone Settings
  • Logon Settings
  • Installed Version
  • Installed Citrix Service Pack
  • Installed Edition
  • HotFix Information

Host Information

  • Operating System
  • Service Pack
  • Manufacturer
  • Model
Screenshot showing information about servers within the Citrix farm in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing information about servers within the Citrix farm in the XIA Configuration web interface


Citrix policies are configured within the farm and provide a way to centrally manage both user and computer based settings.

XIA Configuration provides the following information on policies:

  • User Policies
  • Computer Policies
  • Policy Name
  • Type
  • Description
  • Priority
  • Policy Settings
  • Filters


Automatically detect and scan Citrix XenApp farm installations on Windows machines which, in turn, are automatically detected when scanning Active Directory.

Screenshot of Active Directory search and detection settings in the XIA Configuration Client
Automatically find Citrix XenApp farms

Citrix farms can also be scanned manually by specifying a list of machine names or IP addresses.

Supported Platforms

For newer versions, see the XenDesktop Site capability page

Document the following versions of Citrix XenApp:

XenApp 6.5

  • Citrix XenApp 6.5, Advanced Edition
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5, Enterprise Edition
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5, Platinum Edition

XenApp 6.0

  • Citrix XenApp 6.0, Advanced Edition
  • Citrix XenApp 6.0, Enterprise Edition
  • Citrix XenApp 6.0, Platinum Edition

For more information about documenting Citrix XenApp, please view the administrator's guide.

Try our Citrix XenApp Farm documentation tool for free