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Custom ICA with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x

Custom ICA with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x

With earlier versions of XenApp (Presentation Server 4 until XenApp 6.5) we had the option to create custom ICA files to launch desktops and applications directly and bypass the Web Interface.

One tool that we could use to create these files were Citrix Quick Launch

Although it is possible to use this tool to create an ICA file for a published Desktop in XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x, it is not possible to do so for a published application.

Luckily, there is a way to launch desktops and applications bypassing Storefront as well.

To create this file, we need an environment using Storefront and a client running Citrix Receiver.

When a user is logged on a client using Citrix Receiver and puts an application in the favorite list,  a corresponding key is created in registry at;

Read the entire article here, Custom ICA with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x

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