[THIN] Re: XenApp Plug-in 12.1 and connecting to multiple desktops ....

  • From: Bruce Ricker <brucericker@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 05:09:29 -0800

Have you seen the quicklaunch tool?  I've been using that for
administrative work and testing...

On 1/25/11, Hutchinson, Alan <Alan.Hutchinson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm just starting to look at upgrading the ICA client currently used on
> our estate from 10.2 to 12.1 and am foxed by this issue.
> Currently with the 10.2 client we just used PN (no PNA) and Web client.
> The web client is used by users with a PC and all our support functions
> and they all access the same web site URL. This site is configured for
> pass through authentication and the Management Console is configured for
> custom administrators using their normal (non-elevated) userids. PN is
> used by our higher level support functions to access individual servers
> and they can then log in using their elevated credentials. I also have a
> test site which requires authentication so that I can log on with one of
> my test accounts for any application testing as a standard user.  All
> well and good.
> Clearly the 12.1 client doesn't have a PN component and I'm keen to move
> to a PNA environment anyway. Have installed the full 12.1 plug-in on a
> couple of test PCs and set up a PNA site and this all works well and I
> believe it will satisfy the vast majority of users and most of our
> support functions. The issue I have is with adnministrative access to
> published desktops. I have set up a.n.other site which requires
> authentication and when I log in using my administrator credentials I
> can see all the desktops that are published for administrators.
> Selecting one of the Desktops and it starts as expected. The problem
> comes when I connect to another Desktop (from a different server, with a
> different name etc.). The first Desktop disappears and log progresses on
> the second Desktop. Connection Centre and the Console shows two Desktops
> but only one is visible. This happens for all further Desktop
> connections.
> If I login locally as an Administrator then the PNA shows all Desktops
> and I can connect to each without them disappearing !!.
> W2K R2 PS4.5
> Windows XP SP3 I.E.8 and Windows 7 I.E.8
> W.I. 4.6
> Apologies for the length of this.
> Regards,
> Alan.

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