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    Configuring a Citrix Terminal Services (Default ICA) Resource Profile (NSM Procedure)

    Use this type of resource profile to enable a terminal session on a Citrix Metaframe server using settings that you specify in a default Citrix file (ICA).

    To configure a Citrix terminal services resource profile that uses default ICA settings:

    1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Secure Access device for which you want to configure a Citrix terminal services resource profile that uses default ICA settings.
    2. Click the Configuration tab, and select Users > Resource Profiles > Terminal Services. The corresponding workspace appears.
    3. Click the New button and the New dialog box appears.
    4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 1.
    5. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

    Table 1: Citrix Terminal Services (Default ICA) Configuration Details

    OptionFunctionYour Action
    Settings tab

    Name

    Specifies a unique name for the resource profile.

    Enter the name.

    Description

    Describes the resource profile.

    Enter the description.

    Java Support Options

    Allows you to enable or disable Java applet support.

    Select one of the following options from the Java Support Options drop-down list:

    • Disable Java Support—Disables Java support for a Secure Access device to intermediate traffic.
    • Use Java applet as a fallback mechanism—Allows a Secure Access device to fall back to the applets when other terminal services clients are not available on the user’s system.
    • Always use Java applet—Allows a Secure Access device to store terminal services Java clients directly on the Secure Access device without employing a separate Web server to host them. You can then associate these Java applets with the resource profile and specify that the Secure Access device always use them to intermediate traffic.

    Applet to use

    Specifies the Java applet that you want to associate with the resource profile.

    Select a Java applet from the Applet to use drop–down list.

    Applet HTML

    Specifies the HTML page definition that includes references to your Java applets.

    Enter the HTML page definition.

    Note: The maximum size of the HTML that can be specified is 25 KB.

    Type

    Allows you to specify the type of terminal service.

    Select Citrix using default ICA option to configure a citrix terminal services resource profile that uses default ICA.

    Citrix using default ICA > Settings tab

    Host

    Specifies the server and port to which this resource profile should connect.

    Enter a hostname or IP address.

    Server Port

    Specifies the port on which the terminal server listens.

    Enter the port.

    Note: By default, the Secure Access device populates this field with port number 1494 for Citrix.

    Create an access control policy

    Allows you to access the server specified in the Server Port box (enabled by default).

    Select the Create an access control policy check box to enable this feature.

    Citrix using default ICA > Bookmarks tab > General tab

    Name

    Specifies the name of the session bookmark.

    Enter the name.

    Description

    Describes the session bookmark.

    Enter a description.

    Host

    Specifies the existing host of the resource profile that connects to a Citrix terminal server on the Secure Access device.

    The Secure Access device automatically populates the Host box using settings from the selected resource profile

    Server Port

    Specifies the existing server port of the resource profile that connects to a Windows terminal server on the Secure Access device.

    The Secure Access device automatically populates the Server Port box using settings from the selected resource profile.

    Screen Size

    Specifies the screen size of the terminal services window on the user’s workstation.

    Select the screen size from the drop–down list.

    Note: By default, the Secure Access device sets the window size to full screen.

    Color Depth

    Allows you to change the color-depth of the terminal session data.

    Select the color depth from the drop–down list.

    Note: By default, the Secure Access device sets the color depth to 8-bit.

    Username

    Specifies the username that the Secure Access device should pass to the terminal server.

    Enter the username.

    Password Type

    Allows you to select static either a password or a variable password that the Secure Access device should pass to the terminal server.

    Select one of the following options from the Password Type drop-down list:

    • Variable Password—Uses the password stored in the Secure Access device’s primary or secondary authentication server.
    • Password—Allows you to specify a password.

    Variable Password

    Specifies the variable password.

    Enter the <password> variable. Or use the following syntax to submit the password for the secondary authentication server: <Password@SecondaryServerName> or <Password[2]>.

    Explicit Password

    Specifies the explicit password.

    Enter the explicit password.

    Path to application

    Specifies where the application’s executable file resides on the terminal server.

    Enter the path.

    For example, you might enter the following directory for the Microsoft Word application: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\WinWord.exe

    Working directory

    Specifies where the terminal server should place working files for the application.

    Enter the path.

    For example, you might specify that Microsoft Word should save files to the following directory by default:C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents

    Auto-launch

    Allows you to automatically launch this Terminal Service session bookmark when users sign into the Secure Access device.

    Select the Auto-launch check box to enable this feature.

    Connect drives

    Allows you to connect the user’s local drive to the terminal server, enabling the user to copy information from the terminal server to his local client directories.

    Select the Connect drives check box to enable this feature.

    Connect printers

    Allows you to connect the user’s local printers to the terminal server, enabling the user to print information from the terminal server to his local printer.

    Select the Connect printers check box to enable this feature.

    Connect COM Ports

    Allows you to connect the user’s COM ports to the terminal server, allowing communication between the terminal server and the devices on his serial ports.

    Select the Connect COM Ports check box to enable this feature.

    Session Reliability and Auto-client reconnect

    Allows ICA sessions active and on the user’s screen when network connectivity is interrupted. Users continue to see the application they are using until the network connectivity resumes or the session reliability time-out has expired (the time-out value is defined by the Citrix product).

    Select the Session Reliability and Auto-client reconnect check box to enable this feature.

    Port to be enabled

    Specifies the port to use.

    Select the Port to be enabled check box to enable this feature.

    Applies to roles

    Specifies the roles to which you want to display the session bookmarks.

    Select one of the following options from the Applies to roles drop-down list:

    • All Terminal Service Profile roles—Displays the session bookmark to all of the roles associated with the resource profile.
    • Subset of Terminal Service Profile roles—Displays the session bookmark to a subset of the roles associated with the resource profile. Then select roles from the ALL Selected Roles list and click Add to move them to the Subset of selected roles list.
    Settings > Role Selections tab

    Roles Selections

    Specifies the roles to which the resource profile applies.

    Note: The Role Selections tab is enabled only when you select the Subset of Terminal Service Profile roles check box from the Applies to roles drop–down list.

    Select the role, and then click Add.

    Published: 2013-01-03