you must provide users with the account information they need to access their
hosted applications and desktops. You can provide this information by:
- Configuring email-based
- Providing users with a
- Providing users with an
auto-generated setup URL
- Providing users with account
information to enter manually
email-based account discovery
You can configure
Receiver to use email-based account discovery. When configured, users enter
their email address rather than a server URL during initial Receiver
installation and configuration. Receiver determines the NetScaler Gateway,
Access Gateway, or StoreFront server associated with the email address based on
Domain Name System (DNS) Service (SRV) records and then prompts the user to log
on to access their hosted applications and desktops.
To configure your
DNS server to support email-based discovery, see the topic Configuring Email-based
Account Discovery in the StoreFront documentation.
NetScaler Gateway or Access Gateway to accept user connections by using an
email address to discover the StoreFront, NetScaler Gateway, or Access Gateway
StoreFront by Using Email-Based Discovery in the NetScaler Gateway or
Access Gateway documentation.
with a provisioning file
You can use
StoreFront to create provisioning files containing connection details for
accounts. You make these files available to your users to enable them to
configure Receiver automatically. After installing Receiver, users simply open
the file to configure Receiver. If you configure Receiver for Web sites, users
can also obtain Receiver provisioning files from those sites.
information, see the
with an auto-generated setup URL
You can use the
Citrix Receiver for Mac Setup URL Generator to create a URL containing account
information. After installing Receiver, users simply click on the URL to
configure their account and access their resources. Use the utility to
configure settings for accounts and email or post that information to all your
users at once.
To create and configure a setup URL.
with account information to enter manually
If providing users
with account details to enter manually, ensure you distribute the following
information to enable them to connect to their hosted and desktops
When a user enters
the details for a new account, Receiver attempts to verify the connection. If
successful, Receiver prompts the user to log on to the account.