Feb 17, 2016

How To Fix Host to Client Redirection on Windows Server 2008 R2

In the users Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program > HTTP & HTTPS > change it to Citrix Metaframe Server FTA
pictured below.




Additional References:
Great write up on Host-to-client and Local App Access
Local App Access and URL redirection - http://docs.citrix.com/en-us/xenapp-and-xendesktop/7-6/xad-build-new-enviroment/xad-laa-intro.html

How redirection could fail
Server to Client Content Redirection Fails - http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX133949

Server to Client Content Redirection Fails on Windows 2008 R2 with Internet Explorer - http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX133936 the above should work even with IE.HTTP set in HKEY_USERS\"UserSID"\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\http\UserChoice\Progid

Host to Client URL Redirection not Functioning with Windows Server 2012 and R2 - http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX200203
The registry settings should be present on Windows Server 2008 R2. You won't find the "File Explorer" preference on 2008 local gpedit. From what I see it doesn’t need to be set as the the CTX points out the changes from User to Computer is in Win8 and Server 2012, not on 2008.

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