Product Documentation

Policy settings reference

Sep 29, 2015

Policies contain settings that are applied when the policy is enforced. Descriptions in this section also indicate if additional settings are required to enable a feature or are similar to a setting.

Quick reference

The following tables list the settings you can configure within a policy. Find the task you want to complete in the left column, then locate its corresponding setting in the right column.

Audio

For this task

Use this policy setting

Control whether to allow the use of multiple audio devices

Audio Plug N Play

Control whether to allow audio input from microphones on the user device

Client microphone redirection

Control audio quality on the user device

Audio quality

Control audio mapping to speakers on the user device

Client audio redirection

Bandwidth for user devices

To limit bandwidth used for

Use this policy setting

Client audio mapping

  • Audio redirection bandwidth limit or
  • Audio redirection bandwidth limit percent

Cut-and-paste using local clipboard

  • Clipboard redirection bandwidth limit or
  • Clipboard redirection bandwidth limit percent

Access in a session to local client drives

  • File redirection bandwidth limit or
  • File redirection bandwidth limit percent

HDX MediaStream Multimedia Acceleration

  • HDX MediaStream Multimedia Acceleration bandwidth limit or
  • HDX MediaStream Multimedia Acceleration bandwidth limit percent

Client session

Overall session bandwidth limit

Printing

  • Printer redirection bandwidth limit or
  • Printer redirection bandwidth limit percent

TWAIN devices (such as a camera or scanner)

  • TWAIN device redirection bandwidth limit or
  • TWAIN device redirection bandwidth limit percent

USB devices

  • Client USB device redirection bandwidth limit or
  • Client USB device redirection bandwidth limit percent

Redirection of client drives and user devices

For this task

Use this policy setting

Control whether or not drives on the user device are connected when users log on to the server

Auto connect client drives

Control cut-and-paste data transfer between the server and the local clipboard

Client clipboard redirection

Control how drives map from the user device

Client drive redirection

Control whether users' local hard drives are available in a session

  • Client fixed drives and
  • Client drive redirection

Control whether users' local floppy drives are available in a session

  • Client floppy drives and
  • Client drive redirection

Control whether users' network drives are available in a session

  • Client network drives and
  • Client drive redirection

Control whether users' local CD, DVD, or Blu-ray drives are available in a session

  • Client optical drives and
  • Client drive redirection

Control whether users' local removable drives are available in a session

  • Client removable drives and
  • Client drive redirection

Control whether users' TWAIN devices, such as scanners and cameras, are available in a session and control compression of image data transfers

  • Client TWAIN device redirection
  • TWAIN compression redirection

Control whether USB devices are available in a session

  • Client USB device redirection and
  • Client USB device redirection rules

Improve the speed of writing and copying files to a client disk over a WAN

Use asynchronous writes

Content redirection

For this task

Use this policy setting

Control whether to use content redirection from the server to the user device

Host to client redirection

Desktop UI

For this task

Use this policy setting

Control whether or not Desktop wallpaper is used in users' sessions

Desktop wallpaper

View window contents while a window is dragged

View window contents while dragging

Graphics and multimedia

For this task

Use this policy setting

Control the maximum number of frames per second sent to user devices from virtual desktops

Target frame rate

Control the visual quality of images displayed on the user device

Visual quality

Control whether Flash content is rendered in sessions

Flash default behavior

Control whether websites can display Flash content when accessed in sessions

  • Flash server-side content fetching URL list
  • Flash URL compatibility list
  • Flash video fallback prevention policy setting
  • Flash video fallback prevention error *.swf

Prioritize Multi-Stream network traffic

For this task

Use this policy setting

Specify ports for ICA traffic across multiple connections and establish network priorities

Multi-Port policy

Enable support for multi-stream connections between servers and user devices

Multi-Stream (computer and user settings)

Print

For this task

Use this policy setting

Control creation of client printers on the user device

  • Auto-create client printers and
  • Client printer redirection

Control the location where printer properties are stored

Printer properties retention

Control whether print requests are processed by the client or the server

Direct connections to print servers

Control whether users can access printers connected to their user devices

Client printer redirection

Control installation of native Windows drivers when automatically creating client and network printers

Automatic installation of in-box printer drivers

Control when to use the Universal Printer Driver

Universal print driver usage

Choose a printer based on a roaming user's session information

Default printer

Note: Policies cannot be used to enable a screen saver in a desktop or application session. For users who require screen savers, the screen saver can be implemented on the user device.