The announcements in this article are intended to give you advanced notice of platforms, Citrix products, and features that are being phased out so that you can make timely business decisions. Citrix monitors customer use and feedback to determine when they are withdrawn. Announcements can change in subsequent releases and might not include every deprecated feature or functionality. For details about product lifecycle support, see the Product Lifecycle Support Policy article. For information about the Long Term Service Release (LTSR) servicing option, see https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX205549.
Deprecations and removals
The following table shows the platforms, Citrix products, and features that are deprecated or removed. Dates in bold face indicate changes at this release. Deprecated items are not removed immediately. Citrix continues to support them, until the release where they are removed.
|Item||Deprecation announced in version||Removed in version||Alternative|
|Removal of Delivery Controller options for the following end-of-life products: VDI-in-a-Box, and XenMobile (9.0 and earlier).||1903||1903||—|
|Internet Explorer 9 and 10||1903||1903||—|
|Installing StoreFront on Windows Server 2012||1903||1903||Install StoreFront on a supported operating system.|
|Support for users to access desktops on Desktop Appliance sites||1811||1912||Use Desktop Lock for nondomain-joined use cases.|
|Support for Microsoft .NET Framework versions 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, and 4.7.||7.18||1808||Upgrade to .NET Framework version 4.7.1 or later. (The installer automatically installs .NET Framework 4.7.1 if it is not already installed.)|
|Citrix classic experience (“green bubbles” user interface)||3.12||1903||Use the new UI|
|Installing StoreFront on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (including Service Packs).||3.12 LTSR||3.15||Install components on a supported operating system.|
|Citrix Online Integration (Goto product) integration||3.11||3.12||—|
|In-place upgrades from StoreFront 2.0, 2.1, 2.5, and 2.5.2||3.9||1818||Upgrade from one of these versions to 3.12 and then to a more recent latest version|
|Installing StoreFront on 32-bit (x86) machines.||3.8||3.13||Install on a supported x64 operating system.|