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When I upgraded my Citrix Receiver 3.0 to 3.1, I ran into the fact that a https address instead of a http must be configured in the preferences.
There is a way to allow configuring http instead of https. This can be done by adding/changing the following registry keys:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Citrix\AuthManager (on a 32-bit machine) or HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Citrix\AuthManager
An article from The RESGuru Blog! with an awesome Run Book created for RES Automation Manager , which does the following:
Unattended installation of Citrix Provisioning Server 6.0 (PVS) Unattended installation of Citrix XenApp 6.5 (XA) Unattended installation of Xen Desktop 5.5 (XD) Preparation of a Windows 7 image (application of best practices, per
For XenDesktop customers delivering Windows desktops to end users using an iPad or Android powered tablet, Citrix has developed a new user interface layer for Windows. This new interface is optimized for tablets and touch enabled navigation.
The example shown here is a full Windows desktop on an iPad using the latest version of
During installation of Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA) on Window 7 virtual machine, the third party display driver is replaced by Citrix WDDM display driver. In some cases, when Citrix WDDM driver is installed, you notice a black console screen when the virtual machine is hosted on VMWare and managed from the
Users logging on to a XenApp Server or XenDesktop are unable to execute files residing on client mapped drives and might receive one of the following error messages:
Error on Citrix Presentation Server 4.5:
“Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them.”
Error on Citrix XenApp 6.0:
“Windows cannot access \\client\D$\setup.exe
You do not have permission to access \\client\D$\setup.exe. Contact your network administrator to request access.”
Error on Citrix XenDesktop 5.0:
“Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.”
Description This tool provides the ability to pass the end client information to a XenApp application in XenApp / XenDesktop environments. The tool creates a virtual channel between a XenDesktop VDA and a XenApp server session. The virtual channel driver on the VDA monitors the status of client connections and sends notifications when a
This article describes how to change the Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA) registration port in XenDesktop 5 for both the Desktop Delivery Controller (DDC) and the Virtual Desktop Agent. Two scenarios are covered:
- The DDC(s) VDA registration port is the default of 80
- The DDC(s) VDA registration port has already been changed (not 80).
The default VDA registration port is 80 in XenDesktop 5 and 8080 in XenDesktop 4. VDAs now inherit their VDA Registration Ports through Citrix policy. «Continue Reading»
This article describes how to import the existing users or machines into the XenDesktop groups.
The files must have a .csv file format and the first column headings in the file must contain [ADComputerAccount], [AssignedUser] entries.
The ADComputerAccount entries might contain the following information:
Common names (for example: computer01) IP addresses (for example: 10.10.10.10)
This article describes how to map certain USB devices which might be blocked by default.
The endpoint client device must recognize the USB device to have it mapped to the session. If the device requires a special driver, the driver must be installed on the Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA). The device can be still