[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
?
Solved

AD and Citrix

Posted on 2011-09-02
7
Medium Priority
?
234 Views
Last Modified: 2012-07-07
In AD we have certain users which have the 'Home folder' path set in the 'Profile' section and the 'Connect' option is set to use u: \\cslwindat01\homes\<user-id>

However, we have an application which runs in Citrix and it needs to read certain files which should be created in tsprofiles section for the user, however I have noticed that these files, which are called BCS.INI and HOSTS.INI are created in the U: drive.  So, if I uncheck the 'Connect' option, these files are then correctly created in the tsprofiles section for the user.

So, ideally the the BCS.INI and HOSTS.INI should be created in the tsprofiles and not in the U: drive

Can you explain what is causing this and resolve this issue??

Thanks

0
Comment
Question by:rakkad
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:alexsupertramp
ID: 36476216
what does your "terminal services profiles" tab look like?  i believe settings in the profiles tab will have precedent over conflicting settings in the ts profile tab.  
0
 

Author Comment

by:rakkad
ID: 36476267
I have no settings set in the tsprofiles tab
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:alexsupertramp
ID: 36476313
ok, i see what you're saying.   does that file path have to be their home directory?  if i could not get the code of the program changed to properly create those .ini files then i would find an alternative way to get that drive mapped (netuse, vb script, group policy) and set the home folder back to "local path".    Or you could set the profile home folder path to the "local path" and then map that drive on the terminal services profile tab.   of course fixing one problem can also create another.
0
The new generation of project management tools

With monday.com’s project management tool, you can see what everyone on your team is working in a single glance. Its intuitive dashboards are customizable, so you can create systems that work for you.

 

Accepted Solution

by:
rakkad earned 0 total points
ID: 36481090
In this case, is there a way to blank out the HOMEDRIVE path, so a drive letter is not picked up?
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:alexsupertramp
ID: 36491385
i wonder if you could use the "profile path" field on the terminal services profile tab for this?  
0
 

Author Comment

by:rakkad
ID: 37018352
Application re-configured not to use Citrix
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:rakkad
ID: 38162416
I was able to write citrix profiles without using the homedrive path location
0

Featured Post

Creating Active Directory Users from a Text File

If your organization has a need to mass-create AD user accounts, watch this video to see how its done without the need for scripting or other unnecessary complexities.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

High user turnover can cause old/redundant user data to consume valuable space. UserResourceCleanup was developed to address this by automatically deleting user folders when the user account is deleted.
Scripts are great for performing batch jobs against users, however sometimes the GUI is all you need.
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges. Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …
Sometimes it takes a new vantage point, apart from our everyday security practices, to truly see our Active Directory (AD) vulnerabilities. We get used to implementing the same techniques and checking the same areas for a breach. This pattern can re…

591 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question