Andrew Morgan has created yet another cool tool from his “pen” and launched it :).
Often when using the XenApp, XenDesktop or even Citrix VDI in a Box, double prompting for passwords from windows devices is both common and a pain in the backside. When you’re local workstation locks out you need to re input your workstation password, then re input your password again in the remote session… irritating and unnecessary.
From a security perspective its necessary to configure a secure screensaver on their desktop in the datacenter to ensure any connecting device receives a password prompt when the user is idle a certain amount of time, but it can be a management nightmare to exclude users from receiving double password prompts from managed windows devices.
You can read more about this great tool and download it from his website here.
Andrew Morgan describes in very great detail and simplicity about to improve the logon screen for XenDesktop users. Andrew’s website is full of great posts and insights in the world of Citrix, scripting and off course creator of the great ThinKiosk program.
Here’s the beginning of his post (at the end is the link to the complete article).
Issue 1, Login screen difference:
My first issue with the XenDesktop login screen is its dramatically different appearance to the XenApp login screen for published desktops. By default the XenApp login desktop is simple, to the point and quick to render across latent lines as below: Continue reading “Citrix XenDesktop Login screen improvements”
Andrew Morgan has released the 2nd version of the popular software to make your old PC into a ThinClient.
Here’s the list of new features and the link to the download site.
ThinKiosk 2.0 is stuffed with new features and supported platforms, here’s a quick list: Continue reading “Thinkiosk 2.0 released”