Friday, 10 September 2010

Citrix VDI Article 2/5) Policy to stop local drives being available in XenDesktop

Why: for security or because users complain they see a lot of drives when they log into their XenDesktop

Walkthrough:

1) Connect onto the Citrix Desktop Delivery Controller
2) Open the Citrix Presentation Server Console
3) Expand the XenDesktop farm
4) Right-click on Policies and select ‘Create Policy’
5) Give the policy a name and description and click OK


6) Right-click on the policy in the contents pane and select Properties
7) Expand ‘Client Devices’ -> Resources -> Drives
8) Click on Connection and select Enabled and ‘Do Not Connect Client Drives at Logon’


9) Click OK
10) Right-click on the policy and select ‘Apply this policy to…’
11) Choose what to apply the policy to (in the example below, selected ‘Client Name’ -> ‘Filter based on client name’ -> ‘Apply to all client names’, to apply to all)


12) Click OK

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