Linux Virtual Delivery Agent 2112

Configure the Linux VDA

This section details the features of the Linux VDA, including feature description, configuration, and troubleshooting.


After you log on to Citrix Workspace app, you can use different credentials to launch Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops sessions. To enable this feature, run the following command on your Linux VDA:

/opt/Citrix/VDA/bin/ctxreg create -k "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Citrix\WinStations\tcp" -t "REG_DWORD" -v "fPromptForDifferentUser" -d "0x00000001" --force

With the feature enabled, you are prompted for credentials when launching sessions. The feature is supported for the following distributions:

  • RHEL 8.4 / CentOS 8 (2105)
  • RHEL 7.9 / CentOS 7.9
  • Ubuntu 16.04
  • Debian 10.7
  • SUSE 15.3
  • SUSE 15.2
Configure the Linux VDA