Need help Settingup a New Citrix Access Gateway Standard

My company just got a new Citrix Access Gateway Standard 4.5.8. I have never up one of these devices before. I have comfigured base newtorking but how do I connect my CAG to my citrix farm. I want this device setup so when users type in the FQDN in the brower they get the log in screen for the citrix web server and not the CAG. Also how can I tie this CAG in with my Windows 2000 network for authentication
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compdigit44Asked:
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LKaushalCommented:
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX118142
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX118140

Above are the Citrix guide which will help you to understand the product and installation.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
Thanks for the reply..I have seen these articles on the Citrix site but I'm still confused at how I can connect my CAG to my presenation server??

-I just want users to be able to typein the fqdn in the browser and then be presented with the login screen to my Citrix 4.0 pressentation server....

:-(
Please help I'm very confused
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compdigit44Author Commented:
I guess I'm look for a quick how - to - guide...on how to setup my cag so the log in screen comes up for the Presentation server instead of the cag... please , please help
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LKaushalCommented:
You need to have Web Interface --> create Accessplatfor site for your Citrix Farm --> check setting for secure access --> make it 'Gateway Direct' and define your STA server.

On Access Gateway you need to define FQDN of your Web Interface and also a STA server as define in Web Interface.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
Thanks for the reply..before I enable this setting will it break anything else????
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compdigit44Author Commented:
OK I open the Access Console for Presentation server and under Configuration tools I see web interface. In the right hand panel I do not see any thing listed thoug..

I sorry for all of the questions but I have NEVER setup one of these appliances before
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compdigit44Author Commented:
PLease note I'm usiing presentation server 4.0
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LKaushalCommented:
This will not break anything, however, you can still test it on virtual machine for safer side. You need to create AccessPlatform site by using 'Create a site' wizard in Web Interface.

It will be good if you make yourself familer with WI, below is the guide: -

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX113743

I think it's good if you spend some time on reading and then, implment the solution. This will help you make a better choice and safe implementation.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
Once I setup the webinterface how does my cag connect to my presentation 4.0 server?
How will the cad know the difference between and internal and external access to the web interface. I do not want internal using going throug the CAG
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LKaushalCommented:
When you create WI site in Web Interface --> you define your Citrix Farm information - so from there WI-CAG-CPS all communicate.
If you go through the guides, you will find all your answers.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
UNder the site create for the web interface I'm not seeing an option to setup the CAG???
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compdigit44Author Commented:
I'm sorry for all of the question..but when I log onto my citrix server which is currently running the web interface, I click on "create site" the I'm give the three options for the type of site to create..

-Metaframe Presentation Server
-Program Neighborhood Agent Services
-Conferencing manager Gust attendee...

please help I really need clear step by step helppppp
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LKaushalCommented:
Kindly open the Web Interface guide (http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX113743 ) and check for topic "Configuring Sites Using the Console" --> This has steps-by-step guide.

I again ask you to go through the study guide as this will help you to understand the working and configuring. There are lots of steps involved which is not possible to mentioned here.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
I have great news...I was FINALLY able to have my CAG connect to the web interface of my CitrixWEB server directly...I just have a couple of more questions..

1) How can I setup my CITRIXWEB server to allow usering to download the citrixclient from the web server instead of the citrix.com web site?

2) I never specified an STA server? What is this?

3) I'm using Windows 2000 AD should I enable single - sign on?

4) HOw can I force all external connection to go through the CAG while internal connection connect directly to the web server...

please stick with me on this...i'm almost there
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LKaushalCommented:
1. During the installation on Web Interface, you should get an option to copy Client directory, which I think you didn't choose. So now, best is: - Copy the contents of the ICAWEB folder on the components CD to Program Files\Citrix\Web Interface\4.0\ICAWEB - if you are using WI 4.0.
Also check this --> http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx104546
2. Check this --> http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx108302
3. Not good idea.
4. I think that you can define through CAG configuration.
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compdigit44Author Commented:
Thank you so much for all of your help...

I forgot to mention with the CAG I want to set it up so all employees connect through the CAG from the outside are presented with the web interface BUT I want all NON-Employess to be under tigher secuity. I want these users to be forced to install the VPN clients and ONLY has access to specific servers
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compdigit44Author Commented:
LKaushal thanks for all of your help... I'm going to close out this question since you helped me setup the CAG.... and open another question for a new problem I now have
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