Storebrowse utility

Storebrowse is a lightweight command-line utility that is used to interact between the client and the server. It is used to authenticate all the operations within StoreFront and with Citrix Gateway.

For documentation on older version of the Storebrowse utility for Citrix Receiver for Windows, see Storebrowse for Citrix Receiver for Windows documentation.

Using Storebrowse utility, administrators can automate the following day-to-day operations:

  • Add a store.
  • Enumerate the published Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops from a configured store.
  • Generate an ICA file by selecting any published Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops manually.
  • Generate an ICA file using the Storebrowse command-line.
  • Launch the published application.

The Storebrowse utility is now part of Authmanager component. After installing the Citrix Workspace app, the Storebrowse utility is located in the AuthManager installation folder.

You can confirm if the Storebrowse utility is installed along with the Authmanager component by checking the registry path in the following ways:

When Citrix Workspace app is installed by administrators

   
On a 32 bit machine [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\AuthManager\Install]
On a 64 bit machine [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Citrix\AuthManager\Install]

When Citrix Workspace app is installed by users (non-administrators)

   
On a 32 bit machine [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Citrix\AuthManager\Install]
On a 64 bit machine [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Citrix\AuthManager\Install]