Specs: Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 farm in Windows 2003 Std using remapped drive letter O instead of C. All servers are identically configured.
I have a basic application called MIRCO, it involves an EXE, some DLLs and a INI file that needs to reside in %WINDIR%.The application requires users to have modify rights to the INI, they may delete it via the app and create a new one. A basic INI is already included. The INI absolutely needs to be in the Windows root directory as far as the application is concerned.
I figured this is a good candidate for the Citrix isolation environment, but got confused during the install/publish phases. Below are my steps:
Using the Citrix Installation Manager Packager I created the WFS package using the "Package Selected Files" option. All application files were instructed to be installed in %PROGRAMFILES%\MIRCO\. The INI file is to be copied to %WINDIR%
Added it to the Install Manager packages ready for deployment.
Created an Isolation Environment called MIRCO using the default rules.
Using the Presentation Server Console ->Installation Manager I pushed to my test farm node using the MIRCO isolation environment. The application installed properly under O:\Program Files\Citrix\AIE\MIRCO.
The executable is located here: O:\Program Files\Citrix\AIE\MIRCO\Device\O\Program Files\MIRCO\mirco.exe
The default INI file is located here:O:\Program Files\Citrix\AIE\MIRCO\Device\O\WINDOWS\MIRCO.INI
Next I wanted to publish the application in the isolation environment, so many users can play around with their own INI file, without impacting everyone else.
I modified the MIRCO isolation environment and created a new rule:
Selected "Per User" option
Using the Access Management Console I published MIRCO as a new Installedd Application
Provided the EXE command line directly as O:\Program Files\Citrix\AIE\MIRCO\Device\O\Program Files\MIRCO\mirco.exe
Selected the MIRCO isloation environment so each user can have their own INI file.
My question is: Did I do everything right, or is there another way?