Tag: StoreFront

  1. How to Use SAML Authentication With StoreFront 2.6

    Use SAML with StoreFront

    The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) provides a standard for transmitting authentication information between organizations. In particular, SAML can allow users to access resources from an entirely separate domain using their own credentials. With the latest release of StoreFront, Citrix can now provide the benefits of SAML alongside the app store experience of StoreFront for the first time. This solution can be used to help a ...

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  2. Receiver For HTML5 1.6 Enhances Graphics And Audio-Video Performance

    Last Christmas, we released Citrix Receiver for HTML5 1.5, focusing on interoperability, with capabilities like HDX insight and CloudBridge support. This release helped our customers increase the adoption of clientless access mode for Citrix Workspace Suite. Receiver for HTML5 1.6 is built with additional performance and usability enhancements. Here are some of the key improvements in this release: Bandwidth efficiency – Significant improvement for bandwidth efficiency when connected ...

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  3. Preparing For NPAPI Being Disabled by Google Chrome

    To improve Chrome's security and stability, Google announced late last year that NPAPI plugin support, a capability we've depended on for years, will be disabled by default in Chrome in April 2015. The NPAPI plugin that Receiver for Windows and Mac install enables Receiver for Web to detect that Receiver is installed and enables users to launch applications simply by clicking on them. The removal of ...

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  4. How to Disable Workspace Control Reconnect

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    A question on how to disable workspace control reconnect for Citrix Receivers has come up many times. Workspace control for Receiver for Web can be managed by editing web.config for the Receiver for Web site. Please see Citrix eDocs for details. For Receiver for Windows, workspace control can be managed on client devices by modifying the registry. Please see this Knowledgebase Article for how to implement it. This can ...

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  5. StoreFront Synchronization VIP

    In my colleague Sarah Steinhoff’s blog article entitled What Subscriptions and Server Groups Mean for StoreFront Designs, she mentions that load balanced VIPs should be utilized between StoreFront Server Groups in order to replicate the subscription data.  As part of the Citrix Consulting team that has been working with customers to deploy StoreFront, I have been asked on a number of occasions what the recommended ...

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  6. Receiver for Web – Configuration Tool

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    If you’re one of those Citrix administrators who have spent years managing Web through the MMC snap-in, there is a strong possibility that you might feel very lost when migrating to StoreFront.  Especially if you desire to customize or configure it. That’s why Feng Huang posted some amazing articles about Receiver for Web 2.0, Receiver for Web 2.5 or Receiver for Web 2.6 .  His posts are focused ...

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  7. Receiver for HTML5 1.5 Supports HDX Insight and Citrix CloudBridge

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    Last quarter we released Receiver for HTML5 1.4 with capabilities like local printing, direct SSL with XenApp, XenDesktop 7.6, app switcher to switch between applications. This release enabled new use cases in clientless access mode for our customers and helped increase the user adoption. Now with Receiver for HTML5 1.5 enterprise administrators will gain application and network visibility for the XenApp and XenDesktop sessions using HDX ...

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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