• Group Policy Default Settings for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops That Changed Between 2012 and 2103

    Computer Multi-session Settings:

    • Added: Workspace Environment Management\Citrix Cloud Connectors – Blank
    • Renamed: Enable multi-session write-back for FSLogix Profile Container to Enable multi-session write-back for profile containers
    • Added: Profile Management\Enable profile streaming for folders – Disabled
    • Added ICA/Rendezvous proxy configuration – Disabled (Added in 2012, I missed it)
    • Renamed ICA\Virtual channel white list to ICA\Virtual channel allow list

    Computer Single-session Settings:

    • Added: Workspace Environment Management\Citrix Cloud Connectors – Blank
    • Renamed: Enable multi-session write-back for FSLogix Profile Container to Enable multi-session write-back for profile containers
    • Added: Profile Management\Enable profile streaming for folders – Disabled
    • Added ICA\Rendezvous proxy configuration – Disabled (Added in 2012, I missed it)
    • Renamed ICA\Virtual channel white list to ICA\Virtual channel allow list

    User Multi-session Settings:

    • Renamed ICA\Multimedia\Browser Content Redirection Blacklist Configuration to ICA\Multimedia\Browser Content Redirection Block List Configuration
    • Added: Browser Content Redirection Server Fetch Proxy Auth – Prohibited

    User Single-session Settings:

    • Renamed ICA\Multimedia\Browser Content Redirection Blacklist Configuration to ICA\Multimedia\Browser Content Redirection Block List Configuration
    • Added: Browser Content Redirection Server Fetch Proxy Auth – Prohibited

    If Citrix is working on removing all policy references to “Black” and “White”, they missed two:

    • URL redirection black list
    • URL redirection white list

    Thanks

    Webster







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    Carl Webster is an independent consultant specializing in Citrix, Active Directory, and technical documentation. Carl (aka “Webster”) serves the broader Citrix community by writing articles (see CarlWebster.com) and by being the most active person in the Citrix Zone on Experts Exchange. Webster has a long history in the IT industry beginning with mainframes in 1977, PCs and application development in 1986, and network engineering in 2001. He has worked with Citrix products since 1990 with the premiere of their first product – the MULTIUSER OS/2.

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