Tag: StoreFront

  1. How to Add a Custom Banner to the Logon Page of StoreFront 2.x, Director 7.x, or Citrix License Server 11.x

    Custom Banners

    Background Customizations allow Citrix customers to make web pages reflect company logos, color schemes, marketing styles, and sometimes, even security banners.  However, customizations require in-depth knowledge of the structure and coding behind each web site. Some customers require that all levels of authentication (all logon pages) display security banners which outline the rights to privacy (or lack thereof) when accessing their sites.  In this case, a simple ...

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  2. Receiver for Web List View

    Continue the theme of leveraging the powerful UI customization mechanism supported by Receiver for Web, I have put together a customization to provide users with a list view instead of the out-of-the-box icon view. This works with mandatory stores and self-service stores for Receiver for Web 2.6. The customization package is available to download here. The code is not obfuscated so that you can make further ...

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  3. Receiver for Web UI Themes

    Citrix Receiver for Web provides a powerful mechanism for customizing the user interface through overriding JavaScript and CSS in the contrib folder. Please refer to my series of blog posts for details on how to do UI customization for different versions of StoreFront, including 2.5 and 2.6. Recently, we produced a ready-made customization package that provides a dark theme and a light theme. This can be used ...

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  4. ‘Accurately’ Direct XenApp/XenDesktop Users to a Correct Location Based Datacenter

    A major challenge with Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) implementations, may be affecting your users and disrupting your business. In this post, I’m going to highlight this challenge. Then, I’m going to provide a solution. But before we start, let me explain how Domain Name Service (DNS) based GSLB works, it might not be what you expect. Most customers that I speak with, already understand that DNS-based-GSLB provided by ...

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  5. StoreFront and STIGed Environments-Smart Card (CAC) Login

    So secure the end user cannot get in! Some organizations utilize a security hardened OS image.  Across the US government this is referred to as applying a STIG.  Recently I came across an interesting roadblock while working with a customer to resolve a problem logging into StoreFront using a DoD CAC (smart card).  The user was presented with a message that they could not log in ...

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  6. Customizing Receiver for Web 2.6

    For those of you who have customized Receiver for Web 2.5, you will be delighted to know that the majority of your customization should still work after upgrading to StoreFront 2.6. In fact all of the examples presented in my previous blog article, Customizing Receiver for Web 2.5, work well with only one exception, which is "Example 6: Pre-Login and Post-Login Messages in Message Box." In this article, I'll ...

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  7. Learn how StoreFront 2.6 administration just got easier

    StoreFront 2.6 has made a number of improvements for administration, including GUI support for configuring the following: Domain dropdown list for logon form Mandatory store Receiver for Web session timeout Additionally, the following features are now configurable: Special folder redirection Receiver for Web multi-launch prevention This article describe these improvements in details. Domain Dropdown List for Logon Form To enable the domain dropdown in the previous releases of StoreFront, you have to edit web.config ...

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  8. XenApp / XenDesktop 7.xへバージョンアップする際のポイント

    Windows Server 2003 のサポート終了が迫っている事は最近のホットな話題です。 弊社旧来製品のCitrix Presentation Server(CPS)やバージョン6.5以前のXenApp Server (旧XenApp) を運用されているお客様にとっても避けては通れない話題です。 すでにこれらのシステムの 「 バージョンアップが決定している 」、 「 バージョンアップの検討中 」、 「 提案中 」 などのアクションを起こされているお客様やSIer様も多いのではないでしょうか。 今回は既存の CPS や 旧XenApp から XenApp / XenDesktop 7.x へバージョンアップする際のポイントをいくつか挙げたいと思います。   1.アーキテクチャの違いを理解する ここでは敢えて詳細には触れませんが、 XenApp / XenDesktop 7.x はアーキテクチャや管理ツール等が統合されシンプルなインフラ構成で実現することが可能です。旧来の製品では XenApp と XenDesktop 別々の管理ツールで管理を行っていましたが、 一元的に管理が可能となり 、 更には クラウド環境への展開や、 Citrix HDX 機能強化により動画や 3D コンテンツ等の品質と性能が向上、 セッション事前起動、 残留セッション機能等のアプリケーションやデスクトップ アクセスに関する機能も強化されています。 参考 : http://www.citrix.co.jp/products/xenapp/whats-new.html http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xenapp-xendesktop/nl/ja/xa-xd-library-wrapper.html?locale=ja   CPS や、 旧XenApp に慣れ親しんだ方は多いと思います。 しかしながら、 XenApp / XenDesktop 7.x は、 上述のとおり、 これらの製品とはアーキテクチャが異なります。 現在使用している製品の機能と XenApp / XenDesktop ...

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  9. What Subscriptions and Server Groups Mean for StoreFront Designs

    Within the Citrix Consulting organization, many of our customers are in the midst of transitioning from Web Interface to StoreFront or building new with StoreFront, which means there are a common set of configuration questions coming in from the field about how to design StoreFront.  By now we should all know it is not the same as Web Interface, right?   So the purpose of this ...

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  10. How to Configure Citrix Receiver Pass-Through Authentication for StoreFront or Web Interface (Public Sector Edition)

    Earlier this year I had the following conversation: Customer: Henry, how can we get rid of the pin prompts when logging into the virtual desktop? Me: We would need to configure Receiver for pass-through and... Customer (interrupting): Yes, that is what I want. That is it!!! Me: Well, there are some caveats... You see, I knew that we could configure Pass-through but the question was how meet this request with ...

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