Linux Virtual Delivery Agent

Logon with a temp home directory

You can specify a temp home directory for cases where the mount point on the Linux VDA fails. With a temp home directory specified, a prompt shows during a session logon when the mount point fails. User data is then stored under the temp home directory.

The following table describes registry keys that help with your home directory settings.

Registry key Description Command
LogNoHome Controls whether users can log on to sessions without a home directory. The default value is 1 and it means yes. If the value is set to 0, session logons without a home directory are disabled. create -k "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Citrix" -t "REG_DWORD" -v "LogNoHome" -d "0x00000001" --force
HomeMountPoint Sets a local mount point on the Linux VDA. For example, if /mnt/home is the mount point, a user’s home directory is /mnt/home/domain/<user_name>. Make sure that the mount point is the same as the user home directory in your environment. create -k "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Citrix" -t "REG_SZ" -v "HomeMountPoint" -d "<A directory where the NFS share is to be mounted>" --force
TempHomeDirectoryPath Sets a temp home directory on the Linux VDA in case the mount point fails. The default value is /tmp. The registry key depends on HomeMountPoint. It takes effect only when the system detects that the mount point is unavailable. A temp home directory for a user is /tmp/domain/user_id. create -k "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Citrix" -t "REG_SZ" -v "TempHomeDirectoryPath" -d "</tmp by default>" --force
RemoveHomeOnLogoff Controls whether to remove temp home directories on user logoffs. 1 means yes. 0 means no. create -k "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Citrix" -t "REG_DWORD" -v "RemoveHomeOnLogoff" -d "0x00000000" --force
Logon with a temp home directory

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