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  1. Citrix Client Workspace Windows 10
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  • The Citrix Workspace app allows for secure, unified access to all of your SaaS apps, web apps, virtual apps, files, and desktops. If your company uses Citrix, simply login with your company credentials to access all of the resources you need to be productive from anywhere.
  • In Citrix Virtual Apps Essentials, Workspace Configuration is available from the Citrix Cloud menu after you create the first catalog. Workspace does not support connections from legacy clients that use a PNAgent URL to connect to resources.
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How to open Xenapp applications using the installed Citrix Workspace client instead of the browser.

If you open a program in Citrix Workspace, and it opens in a browser window instead of using the desktop client, you will need to switch receivers.

Citrix Workspace app for Windows is an easy-to-install app that provides access to your applications and desktops using Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops from a remote client device. Citrix Workspace app provides access from your desktop, Start menu, Citrix Workspace user interface, or web browsers. In general, switching between applications/windows within a Citrix Desktop Session will work without a need to alter any settings on an endpoint with the newer releases of Citrix Workspace App. Please review the below sections for additional information.

An application launching in a browser window
There are two options when choosing what 'Receiver' to use:
  1. Desktop client
  2. The light version, which displays the program in your browser
If you are currently using the in-browser version (Option 2 above) and you wish to change to the desktop client:
  1. Go to https://remote.engr.wisc.edu.
  2. In the upper right hand side of the window, select your username, and choose 'Account settings'
  3. In the window that comes up, choose which receiver you would like to use, the first option for the desktop client, the second option for the web-browser-based interface.

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4. Once choosing Option 1, following the instructions according to your operating system:

Citrix Workspace should now be configured properly.

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There are several types of logging available using the registry entries. Enable any combination of these logs, depending on the issue.

To switch on the logging, requires an administrator to change registry values

Complete the following procedure to obtain detailed logging details for troubleshooting Citrix Receiver for the Windows:

Note Post debug, logging needs to be stopped and the logs have to be deleted manually. If the logging is not stopped this will increase disk utilization by log file. Also while debugging is enabled, expect an impact to performance.

In addition to the above logging CitrixWorkspace app 1808 provides capability for to generate SSON and browser logging​

Workspace App For Windows

Receiver Logging - General

Use the following settings to enable general logging for Receiver:

  1. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECITRIX.

  2. Add new DWORD value:

    • For 32-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECitrix]
      Name: ReceiverVerboseTracingEnabled
      Type: REG_DWORD
      Data: 1

    • For 64-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NodeCitrix]
      Name: ReceiverVerboseTracingEnabled
      Type: REG_DWORD
      Data: 1

  3. Restart the workstation or server.

  4. Log Location (Receiver_.log ):

    • %localappdata%CitrixReceiver

  5. To disable this logging, set the preceding registry value to zero (0).

Receiver Logging - Authentication Manager

Use the following settings to enable logging for authentication issues (for example StoreFront, and so on.).
  1. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECITRIX.

  2. Browse to the following registry key:

    • For 32-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECitrixAuthManager]

    • For 64-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NodeCitrixAuthManager]

  3. Add the following registry values:

    • Name: LoggingMode
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: verbose

    • Name: TracingEnabled
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: True

    • Name: SDKTracingEnabled
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: True

  4. Restart Citrix Receiver

  5. Log Location

    • %localappdata% CitrixAuthManager

  6. To disable this logging, set the TracingEnabled and SDKTracingEnabled registry data to: False and the type: REG_SZ.

Receiver Logging - Self-Service Plugin

Use the following settings to enable logging related to subscribed applications, communication with StoreFront:

  1. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECITRIX.

  2. Browse to the following registry key:

    • For 32-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECitrixDazzle]

    • For 64-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NodeCitrixDazzle]

  3. Add the following registry values:

    • Name: Tracing
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: True

    • Name: AuxTracing
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: True

    • Name: DefaultTracingConfiguration
      Type: REG_SZ
      Data: global all -detail

  4. Restart Citrix Receiver.

  5. Log Location (There are sub-folders in this location, collect all filesfolders):

    • %localappdata% CitrixSelfService

  6. To disable this logging, set the Tracing and AuxTracing registry data value to: False and the type: REG_SZ.

SSON Logging

Use the following settings to enable logging with SSON enabled:

  1. Navigate to registry path

    • For 32 bit platforms, the registry path is
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECitrixInstallSSON

    • For 64 bit platforms, the registry path is
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NodeCitrixInstallSSON

  2. Add new String value 'DebugEnabled'='true'

  3. Add another String value 'LogPath'=<specify the path to save logs>

Receiver Logging - Browser (New Component of Receiver)

Use the following settings to enable logging related to browser for SaaS applications

  1. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECITRIX

  2. Browse to the following registry key:
    For 32-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARECitrixBrowser]
    For 64-bit systems: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NodeCitrixBrowser]

  3. Add the following registry values:
    Name: Logging
    Type: REG_SZ
    Data: Enable (Values can be Enable or Disable or Verbose and values are case-insensitive)
    By Default logging would be disabled

  4. Restart the launched SaaS app for logging to take place

  5. Log Location:
    %localappdata% Citrix Browser

By default, logging would be disabled.

Additional Resources

CTX141751 - Citrix Receiver Diagnostics Tool - For Windows

Disclaimer

Caution! Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that might require you to reinstall your operating system. Citrix cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. Be sure to back up the registry before you edit it.