Citrix Clientname Passthrough « Joe Vu’s Citrix and other things – Portal

Citrix Clientname Passthrough
Posted on 04/02/2010 by Joe

This registry fix enables clientname passthrough on a Citrix server. This helps when a user logs onto a Citrix Published desktop, then launches a published app from the published desktop. In this situation, 2 concurrent licenses can be used up because the user is logging onto 2 different published apps from 2 different clients.

By adding this registry key to the server that is servicing the Published desktop, the client name will passed through to the Citrix server where the published app is published from, hence only 1 Citrix concurrent license is used up.

32-BIT OS Key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Citrix\ICA Client\PASS THROUGH\”PASS THROUGH”=dword:00000001

64-BIT OS Key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Citrix\ICA Client\PASS THROUGH\”PASS THROUGH”=dword:00000001

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Esther Barthel
Senior Consultant at PepperByte

Esther has been working in different roles and functions as an IT consultant ever since she finished her Masters degree in Computer Science in 1997. She has worked as a web developer, database administrator, and server administrator until she discovered how Server-Based Computing ( SBC ) combined servers, desktops, and user experience in one solution. Esther has been specializing in virtualization solutions such as SBC, VDI, application, and server virtualization for over eight years now and is currently working as a Senior Consultant at PepperByte, where she designs and implements Citrix® solutions for both small-business and large-enterprise infrastructures scaling from 100 to 15,000 users.
In january 2014 her first book Citrix XenApp 6.5 Expert Cookbook was published by Packt Publishing.

Esther is awarded as a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) from 2015 - 2017.
Esther is awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in 2017.

Esther is a Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization (CCE-V), Citrix Certified Professional – Mobility (CCP-M), Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP-N) and RES Software Certified Professional (RCP).

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