Submitted Questions

  • ICA vs RDP

    Why is ICA that much faster than RDP ? What is the technological differences between the two?

    A Dey

    • Jul 24th, 2017

    Diff 1: RDP uses port 3389 and XenApp-ICA protocol uses Port 1494. Diff 2: RDP was developed by Microsoft and ICA is a Citrix Proprietary protocol. Diff 3:RDP works on TCP/IP protocol exclusively, w...


    • Oct 11th, 2015

    ICA is lighter than RDP as only mouse movements and keystrokes are sent to server. RDP on the other hand moves the complete screen to the client machine.