Copy Clients in XenApp 6.5

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This article describes how-to setup client deployment directly from the Web Interface (5.4.0). When the Web Interface is installed directly from the XenApp installation, there is no question/part where the clients are installed from the DVD.

First we copy the clients from the folder: “Citrix Receiver and Plug-ins” on the installation source to the following location: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Web Interface\5.4.0\Clients
Receiver Files
Paste Receiver Files

Then navigate to: “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\Citrix\XenApp\conf” and open (with notepad) WebInterface.conf

Search for the following section:
ICA section

Uncomment the client which you want to deploy. If you want to deploy everything then it looks like this:
Uncomment ICA parameters

But the “Citrix Online Plugin” is replaced bij the Receiver. So the CitrixIcaWin32 line must be changed to:


And then the config file look like this:
Config File

Save it, restart the Web Interface (iisreset or restart server

Open “Client Deployment” in the Web Interface management console.
Web Interface

Select: “Perform client detection at logon” (and/or Offer upgrades for clients)
Client detection option

Select: “Deploy a native client
Fallback Behavior

Now the following screen will appear when a user hasn’t got a client and want to access his applications:
Receiver Install Prompt

Update: If the PNAgent isn’t required for your environment. The use the CitrixReciever.exe file. So the ClientIcaWin32 line would be:


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