Citrix Announces Azure Active Directory Integration for XenApp Essentials
Citrix is announcing a tech preview of Federated Authentication using Azure Active Directory for XenApp Essentials users.
With this new tech preview, XenApp Essentials administrators can now configure the XenApp Essentials Workspace UI to authenticate users using Azure AD. Since Citrix announced at Synergy in May 2017 that Azure is our strategic and preferred cloud provider, we are excited to share this milestone in our broader effort to integrate Azure Active Directory with all of our Citrix Cloud Services.
Eager to get started? Great! I would like to walk you through the steps to configure the XenApp Essentials service to let users sign in with Azure Active Directory. In this post, I will walk you through how to:
- Setup the XenApp Essentials service to communicate with your Azure AD
- Configure your users’ XenApp Essentials workspace portal to enable users to authenticate against your Azure AD
- Demonstrate the latest UI enhancements available to a XenApp Essentials user who authenticates with their Azure AD credentials
Sign into XenApp Essentials via Citrix Cloud (seems like a good place to start, right?), and you will see your Dashboard:
Read the entire article here, Announcing Azure Active Directory Integration for XenApp Essentials
Via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.