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Citrix Receiver

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Available To:

  • Faculty (currently appointed) and Staff
  • Departments and Offices at UT Arlington
  • Currently Enrolled UT Arlington Students

Vendor: Citrix

Product: Receiver

Version: 4

Standard Software Supported By: Desktop

OIT Support Levels: Full

Function:

This guide is intended to assist all UTA students, faculty and staff in manually installing and configuring a Xenapp client application that is called Citrix Receiver for a Windows platform. In order to take advantage of using the applications that we provide through our Xenapp portal, the installation of Citrix Receiver is necessary.

Local computer requirements: PC

Operating system

  • Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit editions (including Embedded Edition)
  • Windows XP Professional, 32-bit and 64-bit editions
  • Windows XP Embedded
  • Windows Vista, 32-bit and 64-bit editions
  • Windows Thin PC

Hardware

  • VGA or SVGA video adapter with color monitor
  • Windows-compatible sound card for sound support (optional)
  • For network connections to the server farm, a network interface card (NIC) and the appropriate network transport software

Internet Browsers Supported

  • Internet Explorer Version 6.0 through 9.0
    • Connections to StoreFront or Web Interface support the 32-bit mode of Internet Explorer.
  • Mozilla Firefox Version 1.x through 5.x
  • Google Chrome Version 10.0 and later.

 

System Requirements: Manufacturer Minimum

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP3

System Requirements: OIT Required

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP3

Installation:

Listed as follows are instructions on how you may install the Citrix Receiver from our Web portal.

In order to install Citrix Receiver and access OnlineApps.uta.edu from home or outside of uta network/campus, you must first install and log onto UTA VPN

If you are on campus and accessing the internet via campus network and wireless, there is no need to log onto UTA VPN.

  1. Open a web browser and type https://onlineapps.uta.edu
  2. Click on the check box t labeled “I agree with the Citrix license agreement” and then click on the“Install” button.
    Step 1
  3. Select “Run” button at the pop up prompt-window to begin the installation.
    Step 2
  4. Select “Yes” if you see the following security warning “Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?”
    Security Warning
  5. Click “install” to begin the installation.
    Install
  6. Once the installation is completed, enter https://onlineapps.uta.edu/Citrix/Xenapp65 at prompt window.
    Enter online apps web address
  7. It will prompt for the user to login. Enter “uta\” and then your netid and password to logon.
    User logon
  8. Go back to the Internet Browser; use your netid and password to log onto onlineapps website.
    Web Browser Portal
  9. Select “Add Apps” to add applications from the “All Apps” menu.
    Add Apps
  10. To run and launch application, click on the application name.
    Launch application

Support:

For additional support and help, please contact the UTA OIT HelpDesk at 817-272-2208.