Home Data Center Citrix Presentation Server Client Adds Support for Client Certificates

Citrix Presentation Server Client Adds Support for Client Certificates

0
0

In an article last year Citrix Tech Guru, Jay Tomlin, shared a workaround that overcomes a limitation of the Presentation Server client: if an Access Gateway were configured to require SSL client certificates (such as those found on user smart cards), then ICA client connections would fail because the ICA client couldn’t present a client certificate during the SSL handshake.

In this report Jay is happy to report that this limitation has been addressed with the release of the Win32 Presentation Server client version 10.1. Somehow this new feature managed to escape the readme.

Access Gateway (any edition) can be set to require a valid client certificate before allowing users to log on, and Access Gateway Enterprise Edition can go further and actually authenticate the user based on the certificate alone. When the option to require a client certificate is enabled, and Web Interface is configured to send Presentation Server clients through the gateway unassisted by a network-layer tunnel, the ICA client must perform its own SSL handshake with the gateway and pump the ICA traffic through that SSL tunnel.

 
Categories:
DABCC

DABCC.com, the world leader in sharing the finest Virtualization & Cloud news and support resources. #Citrix, #VMware, #Microsoft, #Mobility and much more! Brought to you by @douglasabrown & team!

Tell us what you think... Leave a comment below:

Be the First to Comment!

avatar

Featured Resources:

Related Articles:

| LATEST FEATURED RESOURCES

White Papers

    Downloads

      Latest Videos

        AWS re:invent 2017 Video: Monitoring and Troubleshooting in a Serverless World

        How do you monitor and troubleshoot an application made up of many ephemeral, stateless functions? How do you debug a distributed application in production? In this talk, we walk you through best practices, tools, and conventions using common troubleshooting scenarios. We’ll discuss how you can use AWS services to address these scenarios, such as using […]

        Views All IT News on DABCC.com
        Views All IT Videos on DABCC.com
        Register Today for Disrupt End User Computing Forum 2018

        Visit Our Sponsors

        Close