XenApp 6.5 - one way access to redirected drives

Posted on 2014-01-22
Last Modified: 2014-01-23
Dear all,

today I've got a question regarding Citrix XenApp 6.5.

I would like to allow my users to redirect their local client drives and usb sticks, but they should only be able to copy data FROM their local client to the XenApp desktop but NOT from the XenApp Desktop to their local client drives.

So what I want is, that users are able to upload documents from their workstation to their shared desktop but are NOT able to transfer company data to their clients or connected devices.

Maybe someone can help me out?

Thank you all in advance!
Question by:makoschitz
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Tony1044 earned 500 total points
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Here you go - I believe this gives you exactly what you want: - "How to Enable Read-Only Client Drive Mapping and Clipboard Mapping for XenApp"

It can also control read-only clipboard.

Bear in mind this change affects everyone.

From the article:

XenApp 6.0/6.5 2008 R2

If you want to enable read-only mapped drive, set the following registry key on each XenApp server:

Open the registry and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Current Control Set\services\picadm\Parameters

Create a DWORD value with the value name ReadOnlyMappedDrive and value data 1.

Restart the XenApp server.

If you want to enable read-only Clipboard Mapping, set the following registry key on each XenApp server.

Open the registry and navigate to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Citrix\wfshell\Virtual Clipboard

Create a DWORD value with the value name ReadOnly and value data 1.

Restart the XenApp server.

Author Closing Comment

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Thank you very much Tony, this was exactly what I was searching for (but I wasn't able to find it) :-)

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