comes with the following plug-ins for user access:
When users log on to
NetScaler Gateway for the first time, they download and install the NetScaler
Gateway Plug-in from a web page. Users log on by clicking the NetScaler Gateway
icon in the notification area on a Windows-based computer. On a Mac OS X
computer, users can log on from the Dock or the
Applications menu. If you upgrade NetScaler Gateway
to a new software version, the NetScaler Gateway Plug-in updates automatically
on the user device.
he NetScaler Gateway Plug-in for Java can be used on any user device that
supports Java. The NetScaler Gateway Plug-in for Java supports most TCP-based
applications, but provides only some of the features of the NetScaler Gateway
Plug-in for Windows or NetScaler Gateway Plug-in for Mac OS X. The
NetScaler Gateway Plug-in for Java provides limited access to the network
resources you define. For
more information about the Java plug-in, see
Connecting with the NetScaler Gateway Plug-in for Java.
NetScaler Gateway Plug-in with Citrix Receiver Updater
You can also
deploy the NetScaler Gateway Plug-in with Citrix Receiver Updater. When users
install Receiver Updater, it automatically adds all user plug-ins installed on
the user device to Receiver. Users log on to the NetScaler Gateway Plug-in with
Receiver by opening Receiver and then right-clicking the NetScaler Gateway
Plug-in and then clicking
Logon. If you upgrade the NetScaler Gateway
appliance to a new version, the NetScaler Gateway Plug-in within Receiver
upgrades automatically to the new version.
NetScaler Gateway Plug-in by Using the MSI Installer Package
You can deploy the
NetScaler Gateway Plug-in by using a Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure
or a standard third-party MSI deployment tool, such as Windows Server Update
Services. If you use a tool that supports Windows Installer packages, you can
deploy the packages with any tool that supports MSI files. Then, you use your
deployment tool to deploy and install the software on the appropriate user
using a centralized deployment tool include:
- Ability to adhere to
security requirements. For example, you can install user software
without enabling software installation privileges for non-administrative users.
- Control over software
versions. You can deploy an updated version of the software to all
- Scalability. A
centralized deployment strategy easily scales to support additional users.
- Positive user experience.
You can deploy, test, and troubleshoot
installation-related issues without involving users in this process.
this option when administrative control over the installation of user software
is preferred and access to user devices is readily available.
Deploying the NetScaler Gateway Plug-in from Active Directory.
Which Software Plug-in to Deploy
If your NetScaler
Gateway deployment does not require any software plug-in on user devices, your
deployment is considered to provide clientless access. In this scenario, users
need only a Web browser to access network resources. However, certain features
require the plug-in software on the user’s device.