Publishing a website as a published application

Hi I was wondering if it is possible to publish a url to a specific website as a pyublished application.  i do not want to just set this page as the home page.

Thanks
nickrammAsked:
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Scott AndersonPrincipal Support EngineerCommented:
Sure!

Just go into your Management Console, and start the Publish Application Wizard.
Give your "App" a name, like "YYY Website", Next
At the "Application Type", select "Content" and type in the web address. Next.
...and the rest of the wizard will walk you through where to publish the application, what servers, etc...
Just that easy...
ET0000Commented:
In some cases, you want to publish IEXPLORE.EXE with the website URL as a parameter, rather than publishing the URL. This is usually done to ensure it runs on the Citrix server rather than as content redirection onto the local machine.
nickrammAuthor Commented:
Ok If I do it the top way i seem to get IE open up on my client - I assume this is the content re-direction so I need to specify the URL as a parameter.  Could you tell me what the code for this would be please - just an example would be good.

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ET0000Commented:
You can use the same Publish Application Wizard, and find IEXPLORE.EXE on your Citrix server as the target application. Then you can add the complete URL to the IEXPLORE.EXE command line. For example,
    "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IExplore.exe" http://experts-exchange.com/
Depending on how your PATH is set up on the server, you may be able to omit the path on the .EXE (e.g. IExplore http://experts-exchange.com/).

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fairringtonCommented:
I tried the accepted solution and when the published app is launched, I get an error in IE saying that there was no connection. It's like Internet Explorer can't connect to the Internet. We're using PS 4.0 and Win2k3 with IE 7. Is there something else I have to enable?

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ET0000Commented:
There may be policy restrictions in place, or IE may not be configured properly.
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