Friday, December 13, 2013

Finding Citrix StoreFront via Email Address


This is old news, and everyone should know this, but I have never found a site using it yet, so maybe someone wasn't paying attention in class, so here is how.


You must install a valid server certificate on the StoreFront before you start. Also the full chain to the root certificate must be valid.

  1. Create a DNS Service Location (SRV) record
  2. In DNS, Right-click your Forward Lookup Zone
  3. Click on Other New Records, Create a Service Location (SRV)
  4. Click in the Service box and enter the host value _citrixreceiver
  5. Click in the Protocol box and enter the value _tcp
  6. In the Host offering this service box, put the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) and port for your StoreFront

You can use nslookup to test this:

  1. Open command prompt, type nslookup
  2. Type “set type=srv”
  3. Type “”
  4. The response should be : SRV service location:

priority = 0
weight = 100
port     = 443
svr hostname =

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