Citrix Receiver Internet Explorer 11

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Single Sign-on authentication can be configured on both new and upgraded setup.

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Configuring Single Sign-on on a new Citrix Receiver for Windows setup
Configuring Single Sign-on on an upgraded Citrix Receiver for Windows setup
Single Sign-on Troubleshooting and Diagnostics

To configure Single Sign-on on a new setup:


1. Enable User name and password and Domain pass-through on StoreFront or the Web Interface

Depending on the XenApp/XenDesktop deployment, Single Sign-on authentication can be configured on StoreFront or the Web Interface using the Management Console.

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  • StoreFront server: Launch StoreFront Studio, go to Store > Manage Authentication methods > enable Domain pass-through.

Note: Single Sign-on is not supported if Citrix Receiver for Windows is connected to XenApp/XenDesktop using NetScaler Gateway.

ScenarioStepsDescription
Configured on StoreFront or the Web Interface with Management ConsoleStoreFront server: Launch StoreFront Studio, go to Store > Manage Authentication methods > enable Domain pass-through.When Citrix Receiver for Windows is not configured with Single Sign-on, it automatically switches the authentication method from Domain pass-through to Username and Password, if available.
Receiver for Web IS RequiredLaunch Stores > Receiver for Websites > Manage Authentication methods > enable Domain pass-through.

When Citrix Receiver for Web is not configured to allow Domain pass-through, it automatically switches the authentication method to Username and Password, if available.

If you are launching published applications using Internet Explorer for Storeweb, enable the Single Sign-on feature as described in the section Group Policy Settings.

StoreFront IS NOT configuredIf Web Interface is configured on a XenApp server, open XenApp Services Sites > Authentication Methods > enable Pass-through.
When Citrix Receiver for Windows is not configured with Single Sign-on, it automatically switches the authentication method from Pass-through to Explicit, if available.


2. Configure XML trust services on the Delivery Controller

On XenDesktop 7 or later or XenApp 7.5 or later, run the following PowerShell command as an administrator on the Delivery Controller:

asnp Citrix*
Set-BrokerSite -TrustRequestsSentToTheXmlServicePort $True

Refer to the Knowledge Center article: Error: 'An error occurred while making the requested connection'.

Note: On XenApp 6.5, XML Service Port and Trust is enabled using the Graphical User Interface. For more information, see Configuring the Citrix XML Service Port and Trust.


3. Modify Internet Explorer settings and Install Citrix Receiver for Windows with Single Sign-on


3.1 Modify the Internet Explorer settings

Modify the Internet Explorer settings to add StoreFront URL or Web Interface URL to the list of Security Zones in Internet Options. There are two methods to modify Security Zones:

NOTE: At any time, use only one of the following methods.

Option 1
  1. Local Intranet: Open Internet Explorer > Internet Options > Security > Local Intranet, Click Sites. The Local intranet window appears.
  2. Click Advanced.
  3. Add the URL of the StoreFront or Web Interface FQDN with appropriate http or https protocol.
Option 2
  1. Trusted Sites: Open Internet Explorer > Tools > Internet Options > Security >Trusted Sites > Sites
  2. Add StoreFront or Web Interface FQDN with appropriate http or https protocol.
  3. In the Internet Options > Security tab, select Trusted Sites.
  4. Click Custom level. The Security Settings – Trusted Sites Zone window appears.
  5. From the User Authentication options, select Automatic logon with current user name and password.

Note: Automatic logon with current user name and password can be configured using Group Policy. For more details, see Managing Browser Settings with Group Policy Tools.
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3.2 Install Citrix Receiver for Windows

Add
  1. Download Citrix Receiver for Windows (CitrixReceiver.exe) from Citrix Downloads.
  2. Log onto the client device with administrator privilege.
  3. You can install Citrix Receiver for Windows in two ways:
    Using the Graphical User InterfaceUsing the Command Line Interface
    1. Double-click CitrixReceiver.exe.
    2. In the Citrix Receiver Installation wizard, select Enable Single Sign-on.
    3. Click Next.
    4. After the installation is complete, log off from the client device and log on again.
    1. Open a command prompt as an administrator and change to the directory to where CitrixReceiver.exe is located.
    2. Run the following command to install Citrix Receiver for Windows with the Single Sign-on feature enabled:
      CitrixReceiver.exe /includeSSON /silent
  4. After the installation is complete, log off from the client machine and log on again.
  5. Launch the Task Manager to verify that the ssonsvr.exe process is running.

Users should now be able to log on to an existing Store (or configure a new Store) using Citrix Receiver for Windows without providing credentials.

Group policy settings

Configuration described in this section is required in two cases:

  • When access to StoreWeb using Internet Explorer (IE) is required.
  • Citrix Receiver for Windows version 4.3 or earlier.

For newer versions of Receiver (4.4 onwards) that do not require IE access, the configuration is optional


On Citrix Receiver for Windows 4.3 and Earlier:

An additional configuration is required in the Group policy settings as described below:
  • Using Citrix Receiver for Windows Group Policy template files

Add Citrix Receiver for Windows template files to the Local Group Policy Editor. For more information, see Configure Receiver with the Group Policy Object template. Be sure to use the ADM template of the same version as the Receiver on the Client.

  1. Open Local Group Policy Editor by running the gpedit.msc command. Navigate to Citrix Receiver > User authentication.
  2. Open the Local user name password policy.
  3. Select Enable pass-through authentication and Allow pass-through authentication for all ICA connections.
  4. Click Apply and OK.

Note: If the existing version of Citrix Receiver for Windows does not have the Single Sign-on component installed, upgrading to the latest version with the /includeSSON switch is not supported.

After the installation is complete, log off from the client device and log on again.

Single Sign-on Diagnostics

In Citrix Receiver for Windows Version 4.5, you can use Configuration Checker to diagnose the Single Sign-on configuration.

  1. Right-click the Citrix Receiver icon in the notification area and select Advanced Preferences > Configuration Checker.
    The Configuration Checker window appears.

  2. Select SSONChecker and click Run.
    The test runs on all the SSON checkpoints.

After the test is complete, the results are displayed for each test.

The test describes if all the configuration requirements for Single Sign-on are met.

For more information, see Using Configuration Checker to validate Single Sign-on configuration


Verify the list of Network Providers

If users face any issues with Single Sign-on, Citrix recommends that you verify the list of network providers list on the client machin e as described below:

  1. Click Start.

  2. Enter View network connections. The Network Connection window appears.

  3. Press ALT to display the menu. Click Advanced > Advanced Settings
    Advanced Settings
    window appears.

  4. Click the Provider Order tab.

  5. Move “Citrix Single Sign On” to the top of the list to change the order of network providers.

downloadWhy can't I download this file?

Solution

In recent releases of IE, Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, and latest Citrix Workspace App clients many of the issues mentioned below have been resolved.
By default, the OS (Windows, Mac, Linux) should automatically set how to open '.ica' files when trying to launch any resource via Citrix Workspace or Citrix Storefront via the Web Store if the Citrix Workspace App is installed properly.
Confirm Citrix Workspace App is installed or use Citrix Workspace App for HTML5 ('Web Browser' option) instead.
If you continue to encounter this behavior please review the steps outlined below.

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There can be a number of resolutions to the issue including but not limited to the following:

Install the Latest Version of Citrix Workspace App

Install the latest Citrix Workspace App version which can be downloaded here: Download Citrix Workspace App

Automatically Open ICA Files

When clicking on an application or desktop to launch via Citrix Workspace or Citrix Storefront on an Internet Browser (not within Citrix Workspace App) and an '.ica' file shows in the download bar on the bottom left please follow these steps to automatically open said file:
ICA file is downloaded during the process. After the ICA file is downloaded, enable the browser to open similar files automatically.
Note: Instructions below are similar for other OS's when using Google Chrome, Firefox, or Edge Browsers.

Internet Explorer:
  1. Navigate to the Citrix Workspace Store or Citrix Storefront Store
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. You will receive a notification on the bottom of the browser to 'Open, Save, Cancel'
  4. Select the Save.
  5. The download bar will now show to 'Open, Open Folder, View Downloads',
  6. Select the drop-down list next to 'Open' and select 'Open With'
  7. Find and select 'Connection Manager'
Google Chrome:
  1. Navigate to the Citrix Workspace Store or Citrix Storefront Store
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. Chrome will prompt a dialog box to save the '.ica' file
  4. Hit save to save it in the 'Downloads folder'
  5. On the bottom left you will see the file, click the '^' which is the drop-down list for the file in the download bar and select 'Always Open Files of This Type'
Firefox:
  1. Navigate to the Citrix Workspace Store or Citrix Storefront Store
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. Firefox will prompt you with a dialog box to save the '.ica' file
  4. Select 'Do this automatically for files like this from now on'
  5. Select 'Open With' and click 'Browse'
  6. Select 'Connection Manager'
Edge Browser

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:
  1. Navigate to the Citrix Workspace Store or Citrix Storefront Store
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. Edge automatically saves the file to the downloads folder by default
  4. On the bottom left you will see the file, click the '...' which is the drop-down list for the file in the download bar and select 'Always Open Files of This Type'

Associate .ica File Type With Citrix Connection Manager

  1. On Windows computers, go to Control Panel > Settings > Apps > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type

  2. Under Name, find .ica file type.

  3. Ensure that the current default is set to Citrix Connection Manager. If not, click Change program and choose Citrix Connection Manager.

Note: Connection Manager is the wfcrun32 file located as C:Program Files (x86)CitrixICA Clientwfcrun32.exe

Remove or Disable Third Party Browser Adware

Remove or disable any third party browser based Adware software that could be interfering with the successful launch of the ICA file. Restart the browser after removing these software and try again.

Clear the 'Do not save encrypted data to disk' Option

If you are using Internet Explorer, click Tools > Internet Options > Advanced tab and clear the option “Do not save encrypted data to disk.”. This option should be cleared because the dynamic files are stored in the Temporary Internet Files folder. When applications are clicked, a file is downloaded to the folder, then launched using MIME type. If access to the folder is disabled or not available, the process cannot occur successfully.

Below are for older Browser/Citrix Receiver Deployments:

No longer recommended to perform these steps in newer releases of Internet Browsers. Steps remain for any users not fully updated to the latest and greatest.

Add Website to Trusted Sites

Add the site to the Trusted sites list if using Internet Explorer browser using the following steps:

  1. Go to Tools > Internet Options > Security tab > Sites

  2. In the Add this website to the zone field, enter your organization's website and click Add.

  3. Repeat this for the .com, .net, .org, or .gov Web site addresses of your organization to allow the use of the ActiveX ICA client object for the launched connection to be automatically accepted.
    Note: It might be required to also add any additional subdomain.domain.com URLs to the Trusted sites list in the Security tab setting if still experiencing unwanted prompts.

Disable ActiveX Filtering (Enable ActiveX)

Caution! Refer to the Disclaimer at the end of this article before using Registry Editor.

Configure Internet Explorer as follows to allow successful application launching:

  1. Disable ActiveX filtering feature for the Web Interface site, either by:
  • Disabling ActiveX filtering globally:
    Click Gear icon, select Safety, de-select ActiveX Filtering. Alternatively, press Alt key and click Tools menu (ActiveX filtering is enabled if a “tick” appears next to it and is disabled if the “tick” disappears).

    Or

  • Disabling ActiveX filtering for an individual site when ActiveX filtering is enabled globally:
    1. Log on to the Web Interface site and attempt to launch an application. At the end of the address bar a blue warning sign appears, indicating filtered content.

    2. Click the blue warning sign and select Turn off ActiveX Filtering.

  1. Enable ICA launch using one of the following options:
  • Add the site to the Trusted sites list: In the Security tab of Internet Options, add the Web Interface site to Trusted Sites list to allow the use of the ActiveX ICA client object for the launch.

    Or

Internet
  • Disable the MIME filter: Rename the following registry key: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTPROTOCOLSFilterapplication/x-ica

  1. Log off and close window then restart the browser after making this change.

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Enable Citrix ICA Client plugin

Configure Internet Explorer as follows to allow successful application launching:

  1. Enable Citrix ICA Client IE plugin by following the steps below:
    • Launch Internet Explorer
    • Go to Tools > Manage add-ons
    • Select Citrix ICA Client plugin and click Enable
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Problem Cause

There can be a number of reasons for the issue including but not limited to:

  • The *.ica file on the client needs to be associated with Citrix Workspace App
  • Outdated Internet Browsers in use

Additional Resources

Citrix Receiver Internet Explorer 11 For Windows 10 Free Download Microsoft

  • CTX139939 - Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Citrix Known Issues

  • CTX200889 - Receiver for Web Workaround with NPAPI Support Removal in Google Chrome

  • CTX126653 – Citrix Online Plug-in for Windows with Internet Explorer 9 Support

  • Citrix Discussions - IE 11 (Website cannot find required software)

Disclaimer

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