Adobe Flash 18 – Citrix known issues

Citrix
Citrix is committed to ensuring compatibility with the latest Adobe Flash releases. Flash 18(presently in beta) is the latest offering by Adobe. Our tests have found Flash 18 to be not compatible with already released Citrix products. This article contains information about known issues of Adobe Flash 18 with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop in conjunction with the following listed Citrix products and known workarounds for respective issues: Citrix Receiver for Windows versions up to 4.2.100 Citrix Receiver for Windows (Enterprise) versions up to 3.4.400 Note: For issues that do not have feasible workarounds, Citrix provides reasonable effort to supply hotfixes to address the issues. This is a live article and is updated when new information becomes available. Known Issues The following are the known issues along with the respective workarounds:…
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Multiple Launch Prevention in Citrix Receiver for Web

Citrix
One of the frequently asked questions for Receiver for Web is multiple launch prevention. This is supported in Receiver for Web. When you click on an application or desktop icon to launch it, a spinner is displayed and any clicks on the same icon are ignored while the spinner is spinning. Hence user cannot unintentionally launch multiple instances of the same application/desktop. Out of the box, the time period for the spinner is fixed for three seconds. In StoreFront 2.5, this can be modified by a simple customization. Just insert the following code snippet into custom.script.js in the contrib folder under the Receiver for Web site: $(document).ready(function() {      CTXS.Resources.multiClickTimeout = 10; }); This code snippet changes the duration to 10 seconds. You should alter the number according to your requirement.…
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Receiver for Win 8/RT Preview Update Goes Live

Citrix
If you have installed the preview version of  Citrix Receiver from the Windows Store, you have likely already been notified of the update. If you installed the very first Preview version, you might not be notified but can  Click here to install the Preview update. Before trying the Preview, you should ask your IT department if it can be used in your environment.  The Preview version let you access enterprise files, applications, and desktops if Access Gateway Enterprise Edition and StoreFront have been deployed. The Preview update adds the ability to connect to Web Interface PNA Services Sites internally but not externally.  (External access will come with the full product releases in February!) In addition, the Preview update adds some key new features that users and administrators have been requesting.:…
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Microsoft Windows 8 RT and Citrix remote access

Citrix, Microsoft
Since the public release of Windows 8 RT people try to use Citrix remote access and fail.  The reason for that lies up on decisions made by Citrix.  Many companies have a Web Interface, Secure Gateway infrastructure and the reason why it doesn't work with Windows 8 RT. Requirements for Windows 8 RT Access Gateway Enterprise 10.x VPX (min) for remote access (Review the AG product simplification program for free upgrade http://bit.ly/VuhaAD) Citrix StoreFront 1.x StoreFront does NOT support Secure Gateway Receiver TechPreview from the store http://bit.ly/RsTKfm That means Web Interface and Secure Gateway needs to be replaced with StoreFront and Access Gateway before you can use Windows 8 RT for remote access to your Citrix environment.
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Receiver for HTML5 is now available

Citrix
It is my pleasure to announce that the Receiver for HTML5 is now available for Chrome and Firefox browsers. Receiver for HTML5 is a zero install client allowing connection through a browser to XenApp and XenDesktop. The combination of the Receiver for Web and HTML5 provides a fallback option for environments where a native client is not available or an option. Key new features include: Google Chrome (version 19+) & Mozilla Firefox (version 11+) browsers on Windows and Mac desktops In-session Tool bar that can move and close Copy/Paste text Key to send Ctrl+Alt+Del to desktop session External access of XenApp applications and XenDesktop via Access Gateway Direct internal access of XenApp applications Performance enhancements Click HERE to download  
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Understanding Citrix Receiver

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Do you know the difference between Receiver and Receiver Infrastructure? What about Receiver Enterprise, Receiver Inside or Receiver Updater? Did you hear about the upcoming One Receiver? Are you confused as most of my customer when it comes to that topic? Good because in this article I will try to explain the differences and the Citrix Receiver idea! The Idea of Citrix Receiver Before the release of Receiver, Citrix had various "Clients" for different reasons like the ICA Client, the Secure Access Gateway Client, Password Manager Client etc. with the tendency of more clients to come. Now if you are using more and more Citrix products (Platinum License was introduced) how do you manage all those clients? Also there might be some dependencies between clients to make things work. For example…
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How to Configure Default Device Access Behavior of Receiver 3.x and XenDesktop

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With Receiver 3.x client, administrators might want to configure the default behavior for device access when connecting to a Citrix XenDesktop environment. The Desktop Viewer client device restrictions by default are based on the Internet region and this behavior can be changed by creating the Client Selective Trust feature registry keys under the HKey_Local_Machine hive in the registry and by adjusting the required values. With the default value, one of the following dialog boxes appears when accessing local files, webcams, or microphones: (more…)
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