Any Citrix user
profile or Microsoft roaming profile can be reset. After the user logs off and
you select the reset command (either in Director or using the PowerShell SDK),
Director first identifies the user profile in use and issues an appropriate
reset command. Director receives the information through Profile management,
including information about the profile size, type, and logon timings.
The next time the
user logs on, this diagram illustrates the processing that occurs.
- The reset
command issued by Director specifies the profile type. The Profile management
service then attempts to reset a profile of that type and looks for the
appropriate network share (user store). If the user is processed by Profile
management, but receives a roaming profile command, it is rejected (or vice
- If a local
profile is present, it is deleted.
- The network
profile is renamed.
- The next action
depends on whether the profile being reset is a Citrix user profile or a
Microsoft roaming profile.