We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

HDX client redirection vs Server side content fetching in Xenapp 6.5 - Please explain

Howzatt
Howzatt asked
on
2,050 Views
Last Modified: 2014-05-06
There is the requirement to use HDX Flash client redirection in our environment. This is currently setup and is working perfectly. Users launch a published desktop and use the local browser on the server. HDX redirection renders flash content on the client device as it should.

However, this only applies to clients that can authenticate through our proxy server. About 90% of the client devices are thin clients, they are not joined to the domain and do not have any LAN settings configured in their browsers. So basically no internet access. They are just terminals to launch published desktops.

However as HDX client redirection renders flash content on the client device, the client requires External internet access. As they don't have it, the flash content obviously cant process the content.

My understanding is that I need to use Server Side Content fetching to allow the clients with no internet access to take advantage of the HDX client redirection.

Is this the case? or is SSCF just the same thing as server side rendering?

If what I stated is correct, then how do you get it to work?
This is my current setup:

Server Side:
Xenapp 6.5
Rollup Pack 3
HDX hotfix 6
Flash 12.0.0.44 (for IE & other browsers)
SSCF & HDX redirection policies enabled (www.youtube.com/* added to the SSCF whitelist for testing).

Client side
Win 7
Receiver 4.1
ADM template added (HDX Client redirection & SSCF policies both enabled)
Flash 12.0.0.44 (for IE & other browsers)

The client just seems to treat the content the same as it would without the SSCF settings enabled. Only works if I add the proxy address in the client devices browser.

Is there a HDXflash-Server.adm? There is one for the client, but there doesn't seem to be one for the server. The only place to enable is in the Citrix policies.
Comment
Watch Question
Senior Citrix Engineer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 5 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE