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Configuring Citrix StoreFront for HTTP access

By default you can only connect to Citrix StoreFront using HTTPS.  If you are in a corporate environment which has a PKI Infrastructure that is perfectly fine.  But if like me you run a small test lab there is a work around which you can do to enable you to use http instead. 

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1) When you configure StoreFront make sure you select the transport method of HTTP

2) On the Citrix Receiver client configure the following registry entries:

  1. Under HKLM\Software\Citrix\Dazzle, set AllowAddStore value to A in order to allow users to add non-secure stores.
  2. Under HKLM\Software\Citrix\Dazzle, set AllowSavePwd value to A in order to allow users to save their passwords for non-secure stores.
  3. To be able to add a store that is configured in StoreFront with a TransportType of HTTP, add the following key value under HKLM\Software\Citrix\AuthManager : ConnectionSecurityMode (REG_SZ type) and set it to Any.

3) After configuring those registry entires you should be able to connect using HTTP

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2 Comments on “Configuring Citrix StoreFront for HTTP access

  1. HKLM\Software\Citrix\Dazzle was created with Receiver 4.1 on Win7 but not W2k8R2.
    Are these reg entries correct for 4.1 on W2k8R2?

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