Product Documentation

Citrix Worx Store for iOS Apps (MDM-only)

May 06, 2015

If you are using XenMobile MDM edition (not the Enterprise solution), you can deploy apps to your users' iOS devices using the Citrix Worx Store for iOS, preconfigured in XenMobile Device Manager as an iOS web clip, and included as part of the iOS base package that gets deployed when a user enrolls into Device Manager. For more information about the iOS base package, see How Base Packages Work.

When you install Device Manager for the first time, you need to add iOS apps to Device Manager, add apps to the Worx Store Deployment Package and then deploy the package to users.

Adding apps to Worx Store for iOS

To add apps to the Citrix Worx Store app store for iOS, you need to Adding iOS Apps to Device Manager, and then add those apps to a deployment package and deploy that package to iOS users.
  1. In the Device Manager web console, click the Deployment tab, and then click New Package > New iOS Package.
  2. In the Create New Package wizard, in the Package Name window, enter a name for the Self-service package and then click Next.
  3. In the Groups of users window, select the group you created earlier and then click Next.
  4. Under Enterprise Application Store, select the apps you want to add to the app store and then click the right arrow to add them.
  5. Click Next
  6. In the Deployment schedule window, select the If not deployed Start Now option and then click Next.
  7. In the Deployment rules page, click Next.
  8. Click Finish.
  9. To deploy theCitrix Worx Store app store for iOS, from the Deployment tab, click Deploy. To verify, check the device os an iOS user you deployed the package to and look for the Self-serve app on the device Home screen.

Branding the Worx Store for iOS

You can change the default image used for the Worx Store. You may want to provide a corporate image or branded logo, for example. You brand the Worx Store by creating a branding policy in which you upload your desired image and then deploy that policy to your users' devices.

Note: Before you begin, make sure you have your custom image ready and accessible.

Follow these image sizing guidelines to ensure best usability across devices:

  • For retina displays, the suggested logo size is 218x36 pixels.
  • For regular displays, the suggested logo size is 109x18 pixels.
  1. From inside the Device Manager web console, select the Policies tab.
  2. From the left side of the console, under MDM Policies, select Branding.
  3. Click New Policy.
  4. In the Enterprise App Store Branding dialog box, enter a name for the policy.
  5. Click Browse to select an image to use for the branding.
  6. Click Create.
  7. To deploy this package to users' iOS devices, you need to create a deployment package and deploy the package to users' devices. For more information, see To create and deploy a deployment package.

Creating a deployment policy for iOS apps

  1. Select the Deployment tab, click New Package and then click New iOS Package.
  2. In the Create New Package wizard, in the Package Name window, enter a name for the package, such as iOS App Store, and then click Next.
  3. On the Groups of users window, select the group you created earlier and then click Next.
  4. On the Resources to be deployed window, under Available Resources, scroll to the Enterprise Application Store, select the apps you want to add, click the right arrow button and then click Next.
  5. On the Deployment schedule window, select the If not deployed Start Now option and then click Next.
  6. On the Deployment rules page, click Next.
  7. On the Package summary page, click Finish.
  8. In the packages list, click Deploy.