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Transformer settings

These options allow you to configure the Transformer feature. Transformer allows agents to connect as web/application launchers which redirect users to the configured remote desktop interface. Use Transformer to convert any Windows PC into a high performance thin client using a fully reversible ‘kiosk’ mode.


General

General Settings

These settings control the appearance and basic settings for Transformer.

Enable Transformer. If you enable this option, Agent Hosts connected to this site will automatically go into kiosk mode. While in kiosk mode, the Agent Host becomes a web/application launcher which will redirect the user to the configured remote desktop interface. The user environment can be completely locked down and the user only allowed to interact with the Agent. If you disable this option, none of the settings in either the General or Advanced pages are processed.

Web Interface URL. This URL is used as the web frontend for the user’s virtual desktop. This should be the access URL for your XenDesktop or XenApp environment,

Custom Title. If enabled, the Citrix Workspace Environment Management Agent kiosk window is given a custom title-bar.

Enable Window Mode. If enabled, the Citrix Workspace Environment Management Agent kiosk will start in windowed mode. The user will still be locked out of their Windows environment.

Allow Language Selection. If enabled, users are allowed to pick what language the Transformer interface is in.

Show Navigation Buttons. If enabled, the “Forward”, “Back” and “Home” web navigation buttons display on the Agent kiosk window. “Home” sends users back to the web interface URL defined above.

Display Clock. If enabled, displays a clock in the Transformer UI.

Show 12 Hour Clock. By default, the Transformer clock is a 24-hour clock. If enabled, this will instead display a 12-hour clock (AM/PM).

Enable Application Panel. If enabled, this will display a panel with the user’s applications as assigned in Citrix Workspace Environment Management.

Auto-Hide Application Panel. If enabled, the application panel auto-hides itself when not in use.

Change Unlock Password. This option allows you to specify the password that can be used to unlock the user’s environment by pressing Ctrl+Alt+U. This is designed to allow administrators and support agents to troubleshoot the user environment without restrictions.

Site Settings

Enable Site List. If enabled, this option adds a list of URLs to the kiosk interface.

Tool Settings

Enable Tool List. If enabled, this option adds a list of tools to the kiosk interface.


Advanced

Process Launcher

These options allow you to turn the Citrix Workspace Environment Management Agent kiosk mode into a process launcher rather than presenting a web interface.

Enable Process Launcher. If enabled, this option will put the Citrix Workspace Environment Management Agent into process launcher mode. While in process launcher mode, the Citrix Workspace Environment Management Agent will launch the process specified in Process Command Line. If terminated, the process will simply be re-launched.

Process Command Line. This field allows you to enter the command line for a specific process (for example, the path to mstsc.exe to launch an RDP connection).

Process Arguments. This field allows you to specify any arguments to the command line listed above (for example, in the case of mstsc.exe, the IP address of the machine to connect to).

Advanced & Administration Settings

Fix Browser Rendering. If enabled, this will force IE to run in IE7 compatibility mode.

Log Off Screen Redirection. If enabled, this will automatically redirect the user to the logon page whenever they land on the logoff page.

Suppress Script Errors. If enabled, the Agent will suppress any script errors it encounters.

Fix SSL Sites. If enabled, hides SSL warnings entirely.

Hide Kiosk While in Citrix Session. If enabled, the Citrix Workspace Environment Management Agent kiosk is hidden while the user is connected to their Citrix session.

Always Show Admin Menu. If enabled, will display the kiosk admin menu at all times – this gives all users access to the kiosk admin menu.

Hide Taskbar & Start Button. If enabled, this will hide the user’s taskbar and start menu; otherwise, the user will still be able to access their desktop.

Lock Alt-Tab. If enabled, this will ignore alt tab commands, preventing the user from switching away from the Agent.

Fix Z-Order. If enabled, adds a “hide” button to the kiosk interface that allows the user to push the kiosk to the background.

Lock Citrix Desktop Viewer. If enabled, switches the desktop viewer to a locked down mode. This is equivalent to the lockdown that happens when Citrix Receiver for Windows Desktop Lock is installed. This allows better integration with local applications.

Pre-Launch Receiver. If enabled, the Agent will launch Receiver and wait for it to load before bringing up the kiosk mode window.

Disable Unlock. If enabled, the Agent cannot be unlocked via the Ctrl+Alt+U unlock shortcut.

Logon/Logoff & Power Settings

Enable Autologon Mode. If enabled, users are automatically logged on into the desktop environment by the Agent, bypassing the Windows login screen.

Log Off Web Portal When a session is launched. If enabled, the web frontend specified in the General Settings page is logged off when the user’s desktop session is launched.

End of Session Options. This allows you to specify which action the Agent should take with the environment it is running in when the user ends their session.

Shut Down at Specified Time. If enabled, the Agent will automatically shut off the environment it is running in at the specified local time.

Shut Down When Idle. If enabled, the Agent will automatically shut off the environment it is running in after running idle (no user input) for the specified length of time.

Transformer settings

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