Advanced store settings

You can configure advanced store properties by using the Advanced Settings page in the Configure Store Settings.

Important:

In multiple server deployments, use only one server at a time to make changes to the configuration of the server group. Ensure that the Citrix StoreFront management console is not running on any of the other servers in the deployment. Once complete, propagate your configuration changes to the server group so that the other servers in the deployment are updated.

  1. On the Windows Start screen or Apps screen, locate and click the Citrix StoreFront tile.

  2. Select the Stores node in the left pane of the Citrix StoreFront management console, select a store in the center pane, and in the Action pane, select Configure Store Settings.

  3. On the Configure Store Settings page, select Advanced Settings, select the advance option you want to configure, make the required change, and click OK.

Address resolution type

Use the Advanced Settings page to specify the type of address to request from the server. The default is DnsPort. From the Address resolution type drop-down menu on Advanced Settings, select one of the following:

  • Dns
  • DnsPort
  • IPV4
  • IPV4Port
  • Dot
  • DotPort
  • Uri
  • NoChange

Allow font smoothing

You can specify if you want font smoothing for HDX sessions. The default is On.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select the Allow font smoothing option, and click OK.

Allow session reconnect

You can specify if you want HDX sessions to be reconnected. The default is On.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select the Allow session reconnect option, and click OK to enable session reconnect.

Allow special folder redirection

Use the Advanced Settings task to enable or disable special folder redirection. With special folder redirection configured, users can map Windows special folders for the server to those on their local computers. Special folders refer to standard Windows folders, such as \Documents and \Desktop, which are always presented in the same way regardless of the operating system.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select or deselect the Allow special folder redirection option to enable or disable special folder redirection, and click OK.

Background health check polling period

StoreFront runs periodic health checks on each Citrix Virtual Desktops broker and Citrix Virtual Apps server to reduce the impact of intermittent server availability. The default is every minute (00:01:00). Use the Advanced Settings task, specify a time for the Background health-check Polling period, and click OK to control the frequency of the health check.

Communication time-out duration

By default, requests from StoreFront to a server providing resources for a store time out after 30 seconds. The server is considered unavailable after 1 unsuccessful communication attempt. Use the Advanced Settings task, make your changes to the default time, and click OK to change these settings.

Connection timeout

You can specify the number of seconds to wait when establishing an initial connection with a Delivery Controller. The default is 6.

Use the Advanced Settings task, specify the seconds to wait when establishing the initial connection, and click OK

Enable enhanced enumeration

This option controls whether StoreFront queries Delivery Controllers concurrently or sequentially when enumerating apps and desktops across multiple Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Sites. Concurrent enumeration provides faster responses to user queries when aggregating resources across multiple Sites. When this option is selected (the default), StoreFront sends out enumeration requests to all Delivery Controllers at the same time and aggregates responses when they have all responded. You can use the options Maximum concurrent enumerations and Minimum farms for concurrent enumeration to tune this behavior.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select (or deselect) the Enable enhanced enumeration option, and click OK.

Enable socket pooling

Socket pooling is disabled by default in stores. When socket pooling is enabled, StoreFront maintains a pool of sockets, rather than creating a socket each time one is needed and returning it to the operating system when the connection is closed. Enabling socket pooling enhances performance, particularly for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connections. To enable socket pooling, you edit the store configuration file. Use the Advanced Settings task, select the Enable socket pooling option, and click OK to enable socket pooling.

Filter resources by excluded keywords

You can filter matching resources by excluded keywords. Specifying exclusion keywords removes any previously configured inclusion keywords. The default is No filtering (no resource types excluded).

Use the Advanced Settings task, select Filter resources by excluded keywords, click to the right of it, enter a semicolon-separated list of keywords in the enter keywords box, and click OK.

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Filter resources by included keywords

You can filter matching resources by inclusion keywords. Specifying inclusion keywords removes any previously configured exclusion keywords. The default is No filtering (no resource types excluded).

Use the Advanced Settings task, select Filter resources by included keywords, click to the right of it, enter a semicolon-separated list of keywords in the enter keywords box, and click OK.

Filter resources by type

Choose the resource types to be included in resource enumeration. The default is No filtering (all resource types included).

Use the Advanced Settings task, select Filter resources by type, click to the right of it, choose the resource types to include in the enumeration, and click OK.

Maximum concurrent enumerations

Specify the maximum number of concurrent requests to send to all Delivery Controllers. This option takes effect when the option Enable enhanced enumeration is enabled. The default is 0 (No Limit).

Use the Advanced Settings task, select Maximum concurrent enumerations, enter a number, and click OK.

Minimum farms for concurrent enumeration

Specify the minimum number of Delivery Controllers required to trigger concurrent enumeration. This option takes effect when the option Enable enhanced enumeration is enabled. The default is 3.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select Minimum farms for concurrent enumerations, enter a number, and click OK.

Override ICA client name

Overrides the client name setting in the .ica launch file with an ID generated by Citrix Receiver for Web. When disabled, Citrix Workspace app specifies the client name. The default is Off.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select the Override the ICA client name option, and click OK.

Require token consistency

When enabled, StoreFront enforces consistency between the gateway used to authenticate and the gateway used to access the store. When the values are inconsistent, users must reauthenticate. You must enable this for Smart Access. The default is On.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select the Require token consistency option, and click OK.

Server communication attempts

Specify the number of attempts to communicate with Delivery Controllers before marking them unavailable. The default is 1.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select Server communication attempts, enter a number, and click OK.

Show Desktop Viewer for legacy clients

Specify whether to show the Citrix Desktop Viewer window and toolbar when users access their desktop from legacy clients. The default is Off.

Use the Advanced Settings task, select the Show Desktop Viewer for legacy clients option, and click OK.