Product Documentation

Policy settings reference

Policies contain settings that are applied when the policy is enforced. Descriptions in this section also indicate if more 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
Control compression of server-rendered video Use video codec for compression; Use hardware encoding for video codec
Control the delivery of HTML5 multimedia web content to users HTML5 video redirection

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 among 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 the client or the server processes the print requests 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 session information Default printer
Load balance and set failover threshold for Universal Print Servers Universal Print Servers for load balancing; Universal Print Servers out-of-service threshold

Note

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.