Thursday, 8 September 2011

Reset Licence Administration Console Password Citrix XenApp 6

If you need to change the administration account (Admin) for Citrix XenApp 6, try the following steps:

  1. Locate the Server.xml file (C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Licensing\LS\conf)
  2. Edit with WordPad
  3. Locate the following entry <user firstName="System" id="admin" lastName="Administrator" password
  4. Delete the encrypted password between quotation marks
  5. Replace with a clear text password of your choice
  6. Set passwordExpired to True
  7. Save the xml file
  8. Restart the Citrix Licensing service
  9. Open the Licence Administration console once more and select Administration
  10. Logon using using the new password. You will be requested to change the password.
  11. Hey Presto!

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