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Storefront 1.2 support for Offline applications is lacking

I’m pretty new to Storefront, and have been playing with it a bit recently. There was one thing which came up that I thought I should mention:

Storefront has poor support for Offline apps. For some people that just doesn’t matter, but for those that do, you should be aware that only the “Store” supports offline apps.

PNAgent aka Legacy support in Storefront does not support offline apps, nor does the WI replacement “Receiver for Web sites”.

IMO that sucks 🙂

Back to running up WI and Storefront!

How to get Pnagent working with Storefront 1.2

Install Storefront, and configure your initial store (I recommend using a cert as this makes it easier later), to get that going follow this:

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX133185

Once you have Storefront installed, go to Authentication and add Domain pass-through.

Then go down to Stores, select your Store and on the right hand Action panel, select Configure legacy support.

Now in windows explorer, go into C:\inetpub\wwwroot\Citrix\storename\Views\PnaConfig    folder and make a copy of config.aspx. Edit the original with notepad

Find

<Logon>
<LogonMethod>prompt</LogonMethod>

Add

<LogonMethod>sson</LogonMethod>

and remove the

<LogonMethod>prompt</LogonMethod>

So at this point it should look something like this:

<Logon>
<LogonMethod>sson</LogonMethod>
<EnableSavePassword>false</EnableSavePassword>
<EnableKerberos>false</EnableKerberos>
<SupportNDS>false</SupportNDS>

That’s it for the Storefront side of things. Also check out this article here on how to configure the Receiver 3.3 Enterprise client with PNagent https://xentraveller.wordpress.com/2012/11/04/configuring-citrix-receiver-3-3-client-for-pnagent-functionality-via-command-line/

Changing the default search provider in IE 9

One question I get a fair bit is, can we change the default search provider for IE. This is a bit of a pain… you can do it the long MS way

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918238

or use a pre-canned copy here:

http://blogofanitadmin.blogspot.com/2011/05/group-policy-changing-default-search.html

This worked fine for me. MS should really improve this…

Adjust font size in Windows 2008 R2/XenApp

It’s seems it’s not so easy to do, however this tool will do it on a user by user basis

http://www.markprigg.com/    Remote Desktop Font Size Changing Tool

download

Language bar – how to get rid of it

This thing serves very little purpose in our environment other than to consume system resources..

Found this article here that has a handy .adm template you can use to remove it in all it’s forms (user template).

http://forums.citrix.com/message.jspa?messageID=1482843