Support Citrix Workspace app for HTML5

Starting with this release, you can use Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 to access Linux virtual apps and desktops directly without connecting your client to Netscaler Gateway. For information about Citrix Workspace app for HTML5, see the Citrix documentation.

Enable this feature

This feature is disabled by default. To enable it, do the following:

  1. In Citrix StoreFront, enable Citrix Workspace app for HTML5.

    For the detailed procedure, see Step 1 of Knowledge Center article CTX208163.

  2. Enable WebSocket connections.

    1. In Citrix Studio, set the WebSockets connections policy to Allowed.

      You can also set the other WebSocket policies. For a full list of the WebSocket policies, see WebSockets policy settings.

    2. On the VDA, restart the ctxvda service and the ctxhdx service, in this order, for your setting to take effect.

    3. On the VDA, run the following command to check whether the WebSocket listener is running.

      netstat -an | grep 8008

      When the WebSocket listener is running, the command output is similar to the following:

      tcp 0 0 :::8008 :::* LISTEN

    Note: You can also enable TLS encryption to secure WebSocket connections. For information about enabling TLS encryption, see Secure user sessions using SSL.

Support Citrix Workspace app for HTML5

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