To configure a session policy for SmartAccess with Citrix Virtual Desktops

You configure SmartAccess on Citrix Gateway to access Citrix Virtual Desktops by creating a session policy bound to a virtual server.

  1. In the configuration utility, on the Configuration tab, in the navigation pane, expand Citrix Gateway > Policies and then click Session.
  2. In the details pane, on the Policies tab, click Add.
  3. In the Create Session Policy dialog box, in Name, type a name for the policy, such as Citrix Virtual DesktopsPolicy.
  4. In Request Profile, click New.
  5. In the Create Session Profile dialog box, in Name, type a name for the profile, such as Citrix Virtual DesktopsProfile.
  6. On the Published Applications tab, next to ICA Proxy, click Override Global and then select ON.
  7. In Web Interface Address, click Override Global and then type the URL to the Citrix Virtual Desktops Web Interface site.
  8. In Single Sign-on Domain, click Override Global, type the domain name and then click Create.
  9. In the Create Session Policy dialog box, next to Named Expressions, select True Value, click Add Expression, click Create and then click Close.

You also need to create a null session policy which is bound to the virtual server. The session profile does not contain any configuration, making it a null profile. In the session policy, add the True Value expression and then save the policy.

After you create both session policies, bind both policies to the virtual server.

To configure a session policy for SmartAccess with Citrix Virtual Desktops