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Can I create a hyperlink to open a Citrix instance of Internet Explorer?

Posted on 2011-02-22
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Last Modified: 2013-12-08
Running Xenapp 6 and we have a published version of IE8 that houses a CRM application.. This application generates email notifications that contains a hyperlink to external people that are not on our network but the link contains a local address so it cannot be opened by them.
VPN is not an option for us so I was wondering if I can create a link to open a Citrix instance of IE8 when the external user clicks on it rather than a local one..
Question by:craigtc
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ThorinO earned 1500 total points
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Can you create a public DNS record so it resolves for the external people to the correct internal resource?

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ID: 34957132
Good idea but I need to make it a 'one click' excersise for the external users if I did that they will have to enter credentials and they wont like the extra step (lawyers) plus if I am going to make them do that then they may as well just login to the published CRM app via the web interface... Thanks for the speedy response though...
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Expert Comment

ID: 34957177
Not sure on the Citrix side of things but I would think you are going to run into the same issue. They are going to have to authenticate to get that Citrix session going.

Expert Comment

ID: 34959395
if the hyperlink is pointing to anything running from citrix session then you have authenticate. enable Passthrough authentication for this session in citrix

Author Closing Comment

ID: 35271384
Unresolved but as close as it gets .. It seems it is not possible to do what I want to to with Citrix

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