Creating a Custom Theme for the Logon Page

You can use the configuration utility to create a custom theme for the logon page for Citrix Gateway. You can also leave the default theme or use the Citrix Receiver theme. When you choose to apply a custom theme to the logon page, you use the Citrix Gateway command line to create and deploy the theme. You then use the configuration utility to set the custom theme page.

You configure the custom theme page by using Citrix Gateway global settings.

You can use this feature with the following versions of Citrix Gateway:

  • Citrix Gateway 10.1

  • Access Gateway 10, Build 73.5002.e (you must install this build after Build 71.6104.e to use this feature with AppController Versions 2.5, 2.6, or 2.8)

  • Access Gateway 10, Build 71.6104.e

Create and deploy the custom theme by using the command line

T0 create and deploy the custom theme by using the command line:

  1. Log on to the Citrix Gateway command line.

  2. At a command prompt, type shell.

  3. At command prompt, type mkdir /var/ns_gui_custom; cd /netscaler; tar -cvzf /var/ns_gui_custom/customtheme.tar.gz ns_gui/* .

  4. Use the configuration utility to switch to the custom theme and then make customization changes under /var/ns_gui_custom/ns_gui/vpn. You can:

    • Make edits to the css/ctx.authentication.css file.

    • Copy a custom logo to the /var/ns_gui_custom/ns_gui/vpn/media folder. Note: You can use WinSCP to transfer the files.

  5. If you have multiple Citrix Gateway appliances, repeat Steps 3 and 4 for all appliances.