After restarting the server or the IIS service, the time to load the first web page for the Citrix Web Interface or Desktop Director may take upto 2 minutes.
This is due to a CRL check being sent to verisign.
However a setting in the .Net framework that IIS uses for both the Citirx Web Interface and Desktop Director can be changed to disable this check and remove this delay.
This is also applicable to other IIS websites that use the .Net Framework.
1. Browse to the following directory:
64-bit ASP.NET application:
32-bit ASP.NET application:
2. Edit the Aspnet.config file to add the following line:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
3. Restart IIS
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