Product Documentation

How User Connections Work with Citrix Receiver

Feb 03, 2014

Users can connect to the following applications, desktops, and data from Citrix Receiver:

  • Windows-based applications and virtual desktops published in StoreFront and the Web Interface
  • ShareFile data accessed through App Controller

Users can log on by using any of the following Receivers:

  • Receiver for Web
  • Receiver for Windows
  • Receiver for Mac
  • Receiver for iOS
  • Receiver for Android

Users can log on with Receiver for Web by using a web browser or from the Receiver icon on the user device. When users log on with any version of Receiver, applications, ShareFile data, and desktops appear in the browser or Receiver window.

When users start Receiver, they receive a logon page where they enter their credentials and log on. If the credentials are correct, Receiver contacts NetScaler Gateway and establishes the connection to internal resources. Users can then access their Windows, web, mobile, and SaaS applications that are available from App Controller, StoreFront and the Web Interface. Users can also connect to their virtual desktops from XenDesktop.