App Layering


The announcements in this article are advanced notice of the Citrix App Layering features that are being phased out, so that you can make timely business decisions. Announcements can change in subsequent releases and might not include every deprecated feature or functionality. For details about product lifecycle support, see the Product Lifecycle Support Policy article.

Deprecations and removals

The following list shows the Citrix App Layering features that are deprecated or removed.

Deprecated items are not removed immediately. Citrix continues to support a deprecated item until removing it in a future release.

Removed items are either removed, or are no longer supported, in Citrix App Layering.

Item Description Deprecation announced Removed Alternative
Office 365/Office 365 Session User Layer Deprecated support for Office 365 as a selection for the user layer type. August 2023 Target: Q1 2024 Use Citrix Profile Management for advanced Office 365 use cases.
Support for VMware vSphere 6.7 Removed support for VMware vSphere 6.7.   June 2023 Use higher versions of VMware vSphere.
Azure connector Deprecated support for the legacy Azure connector. November 2022 Target: Q4 2023 Use the Azure Deployments connector, released with App Layering 2211.
VMware Horizon View connector Deprecated support for the VMware Horizon View connector March 2022 Q3 2022 December 2023