Deploy Citrix Workspace app for Windows using Workspace for Web
You can deploy Citrix Workspace app for Windows from Workspace for Web to ensure that you have installed the Citrix Workspace app for Windows before connecting to an application from a browser. Workspace for Web site enable you to access StoreFront stores through a web page. If the Workspace for Web site detects that a user does not have a compatible version of Citrix Workspace app for Windows, you are prompted to download and install Citrix Workspace app for Windows.
Email-based account discovery is not supported when Citrix Workspace app for Windows is deployed using Workspace for Web. If email-based account discovery is configured and a first-time user installs Citrix Workspace app for Windows from Citrix.com, Citrix Workspace app for Windows prompts the user for an email or server address. Entering an email address results in the error message “Your email cannot be used to add an account.”
Use the following configuration to prompt for the server address only.
- Download CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe to your local computer.
- Rename CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe to CitrixWorkspaceWeb.exe.
- Deploy the renamed executable using your regular deployment method. If you use StoreFront, see Configure Workspace for Web sites using the configuration files in the StoreFront documentation.