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Installation and uninstallation

You can install Citrix Workspace app as follows:

  • Download the installation package from the download page or
  • Download from your company's download page (if available).

The package can be installed in the following ways:

  • Run a Windows interactive installation wizard or
  • Using the command line interface, enter the installer filename, installation commands, and installation properties. For information about installing Citrix Workspace app using the command line interface, see Using command line parameters.

Installation with administrator and non-administrator rights:

Citrix Workspace app can be installed by a user or an administrator. You only need administrator rights if you are using pass-through authentication and Citrix Ready workspace hub with Citrix Workspace app for Windows.

The following table shows the differences when installing Citrix Workspace app as an administrator or as a user:

Installation folderInstallation type
AdministratorC: \ Program Files (x86) \ Citrix \ ICA ClientInstallation per system
user% USERPROFILE% \ AppData \ Local \ Citrix \ ICA ClientInstallation per user

Note:

Administrators cannot install Citrix Workspace app if there is a user-installed instance on the system. We recommend that you uninstall any user-installed instances before installing Citrix Workspace app as an administrator.

Use a Windows-based installer

You can install Citrix Workspace app for Windows manually by running the installation package using one of the following methods:

  • Installation medium
  • Network sharing
  • Windows Explorer
  • Command line interface

By default, the installation logs are under.

  1. Start the file and click begin.
  2. Read and accept the license agreement and continue with the installation.
  3. If you are installing on a domain-joined machine with administrative privileges, a dialog box for single sign-on is displayed. For more information, see Domain Pass-Through Authentication.
  4. Follow the Windows-based installer to complete the installation.

Using command line parameters

You can customize the Citrix Workspace app installer by setting various command line options. The installation package is automatically extracted in the Temp directory of the operating system before the setup program is started. The required storage space takes into account program files, user data and temp directories after starting several applications.

To install Citrix Workspace app from the Windows command line, start the command prompt. Enter the installation file name, installation commands, and installation properties on a single line. The installation commands and properties available are listed below:

List of command line parameters

The parameters are classified as follows:

General parameters

  • or - Lists all installation commands and properties.
  • - Disables installation dialog boxes and prompts during installation.
  • - Suppresses the restart prompts during installation. If you suppress the restart request, USB devices that are in a suspended state will not be recognized. The USB devices are only activated after the device has been restarted.
  • - Requires installation with administrator rights. Indicates that Citrix Workspace app will be installed with the single sign-on component. For more information, see Domain Pass-Through Authentication.
  • - This switch is only effective when upgrading from an unsupported version of the software. Specifies that Citrix Workspace app will be installed or updated by uninstalling the existing version. The switch also cleans up existing or older settings.

    Note:

    The switch is obsolete from version 1909. For more information, see Retirement of Features and Platforms.

  • The switch takes effect when any existing Citrix Workspace app configurations or entries are cleaned up. Use the switch in the following scenarios:

    • You are upgrading from an unsupported version of Citrix Workspace app.
    • The installation or upgrade fails.

Installation parameters

Indicates that Citrix Workspace for Windows will detect when an update is available.

Note:

This is a mandatory parameter that you must set in order to configure other parameters such as, and.

  • Auto - you will be notified when an update is available. Example:.
  • Manual - you will not be notified when an update is available. Manually check for updates. Example:.
  • Disabled - The automatic update feature is disabled. Example:.

If you have activated the automatic update, you can select the release path for the update. For more information, see Lifecycle Milestones.

  • LTSR - The automatic update to the Long Term Service Release is only cumulative. Example:.
  • Current - Automatic updates are made to the latest version of Citrix Workspace app. Example:.

How often you can ignore notifications for an available update. For more information, see Citrix Workspace Updates.

  • -1 (default) - Allows you to ignore notifications as often as you like. Example:.
  • 0 - Indicates that you will only receive one notification per available update. You will not be reminded of the update again. Example:.
  • Any other number “n” - Allows you to ignore notifications “n” times. The option Remember later is displayed according to the specified number “n”. Example:.

When a new app version is released, Citrix provides the update during the deployment period. You can use this parameter to control at what point during the deployment period you can receive the update.

  • Auto (default) - You will receive updates during the deployment period as configured by Citrix. Example:.
  • Fast - You will receive updates at the beginning of the deployment period. Example:.
  • Medium - You will receive updates halfway through the delivery period. Example:.
  • Slow - You will receive updates towards the end of the delivery period. Example:.

Provides more security as clients are better protected from screen capture and keylogging malware.

    For more information, see App protection.

    Excludes the binaries for the embedded Citrix browser. Run the command line option to exit the embedded browser.

    Specifies the custom installation directory for installing Citrix Workspace app. The default path is. Example:.

    Installs the specified components. Example:.

    Note:

    By default, and are installed when you install Citrix Workspace app.

    HDX parameters

    Indicates that bidirectional content redirection is enabled between client and host and vice versa. For more information, see Bi-Directional Content Redirection Policy Settings in the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops documentation.

    • 0 (default) - Indicates that bidirectional content redirection is disabled. Example:.
    • 1 - Indicates that bidirectional content redirection is enabled. Example:.

    Indicates that Citrix Workspace app is installed with the client-side component for local app access. You must install Citrix Workspace app with administrative privileges for this component to work. For more information, see Local App Access in the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops documentation.

    • 0 (default) - Indicates that the local app access component is not installed. Example:.
    • 1 - Indicates that the client-side component for local app access is installed. Example:.

    Specifies whether to display icons for documents or files that have file type associations for subscribed applications.

    • False (default) - Specifies that the icons are displayed for documents or files that have file type associations for subscribed applications. If this value is set to “false”, the operating system generates an icon for a document that does not have a specific icon assigned. The icon generated by the operating system is a generic icon overlaid with a smaller version of the application icon. Example:.
    • True - Indicates that the icons will not be displayed for documents or files that have file type associations for subscribed applications. Example:.

    Enables URL redirection on a user device. For more information, see Local App Access in the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops documentation.

    • 0 (default) - Disables the URL redirection feature on a user device. Example:.
    • 1 - Enables URL redirection on a user device. Example:.

    Settings and user interface parameters

    Allows you to configure the stores (HTTP or https) based on the specified parameter.

    • S (default) - You can only add or remove secure stores (configured with HTTPS). Example:.
    • A - You can add or remove secure (HTTPS) and non-secure (HTTP) stores. Does not apply if Citrix Workspace app is installed per user. Example:.
    • N: Users can never add their own store. Example:.

    Allows you to save the store credentials locally. This parameter applies only to stores that use the Citrix Workspace app protocol.

    • S (default) - Allows passwords to be saved only for secure stores configured with HTTPS. Example:.
    • N - Saving passwords is not allowed. Example:.
    • A - Allows you to save passwords for secure stores (HTTPS) and non-secure stores (HTTP). Example:.

    Specifies the directory for the shortcuts in the start menu.

    • - By default, applications are placed under begin > All programs displayed. You can specify the relative path for the shortcuts in the folder. Example: Specify to place shortcuts under Start> All Programs> Workspace.

    Specifies the directory for shortcuts on the desktop.

    Note:

    If you are using the DESKTOPDIR option, set the key to.

    • - You can specify the relative path for links. Example: Specify to place shortcuts under Start> All Programs> Workspace.

    Controls access to the self-service user interface of the Workspace app.

    • True - Indicates that the user has access to the self-service user interface. Example:.
    • False - Indicates that the user does not have access to the self-service user interface. Example:.

    Controls the pre-launch of sessions. For more information, see Application startup time.

    • True - Indicates that session pre-launch is enabled. Example:.
    • False - Indicates that session pre-launch is disabled. Example:.

    Hide the option Linking and reconnecting on the website Advanced settings. For more information, see Hiding Certain Settings on the Advanced Settings Page.

    • 0 (default) - The options connections and Reconnect are displayed on the Advanced Settings page. Example:.
    • 1 - Option only Reconnect appears on the Advanced Settings page. Example:.
    • 2 - Option only connections appears on the Advanced Settings page. Example:.
    • 3 - The options connections and Reconnect both are hidden on the Advanced Settings page. Example:.

    Indicates that you are participating in the Customer Experience Improvement Program. For more information, see CEIP.

    • True (default) - You are participating in the Citrix Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP). Example:.
    • False - you are not participating in the Citrix Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP). Example:.

    Controls the function Always-on tracing.

    • True (default) - enables the feature Always-on tracing. Example:.
    • False - deactivates the function Always-on tracing. Example:.

    Specifies the name by which the user device is identified on the server.

    • - Specifies the name by which the user device is identified on the server. The default name is. Example:.

    Allows the client name to match the computer name. If you change the computer name, the client name also changes.

    • Yes (default) - Allows the client name to be the same as the computer name. Example:.
    • No - does not allow the client name to be the same as the computer name. You must provide a value for the property. Example:.

    Authentication parameters

    Enables single sign-on when the Workspace app is installed with the command. For more information, see Domain Pass-Through Authentication.

    • Yes (default) - Indicates that single sign-on is enabled. Example:.
    • No - Indicates that single sign-on is disabled. Example:.

    Indicates whether the HDX engine must use Kerberos authentication. This only applies if the single sign-on authentication is activated. For more information, see Domain Pass-Through Authentication Using Kerberos.

    • Yes - Indicates that the HDX engine uses Kerberos authentication. Example:.
    • No - Indicates that the HDX engine is not using Kerberos authentication. Example:.

    In addition to the above properties, you can also specify the store URL that will be used with the Workspace app. You can add up to 10 stores. To do this, use the following property:

    Values:

    • x - integers from 0 to 9 are used to identify a store.
    • storename - name of the store. This value must match the name configured on the StoreFront server.
    • servername.domain - The fully qualified domain name of the server hosting the store.
    • IISLocation - The path to the store in IIS. The store URL must match the URL in the StoreFront provisioning file. The store url has the following format:. To get the URL, export a provisioning file from StoreFront, open the file in Notepad, and copy the URL from the item Address.
    • [On, Off] - The option Off enables the provision of deactivated stores. This allows users to decide whether to access it. If the status of the store is not specified, it is the default On.
    • storedescription - description of the store, e.g. B.

    Examples of a command line installation

    Specify the Citrix Gateway Store URL:

    Thereby there Blind name the name of the store that needs to be configured.

    Note:

    • The Citrix Gateway Store URL configured using this method does not support PNA Services sites that use Citrix Gateway.
    • If there is more than one store, the Citrix Gateway Store URL must be first in the list. The configuration of Citrix Gateway store URLs is limited to 2.

    Install all components without user intervention and specify two application stores:

    Note:

    • For pass-through authentication to be successful, it is imperative to include in the store URL.
    • The Citrix Gateway store URL must be the first entry in the list of configured store URLs.

    Uninstall

    Using the Windows-Based Uninstaller:

    You can use the Windows Programs and Features (Add / Remove Programs) utility to uninstall Citrix Workspace app.

    Note:

    When installing Citrix Workspace app, you will be prompted to uninstall the Citrix HDX RTME package. click on OKto proceed with the uninstallation.

    Using the command line interface:

    You can uninstall Citrix Workspace app from the command line with the following command:

    To uninstall Citrix Workspace app silently, run the following command:

    Note:

    • The registry keys created by / or receiver.admx remain after the uninstallation.
    • If you find any entries in the registry editor after uninstalling, delete them manually.
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