Remote-access Guide

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by Prof. Rico Hegmann DVM Published 2 years ago Updated 1 year ago

What is Citrix remote PC access?

The Citrix platform makes this secure access possible by giving users access to their physical office PCs. If users can access their office PCs, they can access all the applications, data, and resources they need to do their work. Remote PC Access eliminates the need to introduce and provide other tools to accommodate teleworking.

What remote access options does Vava support?

VA supports remote access with two different applications 1. Citrix Access Gateway (CAG) and 2. CISCO RESCUE VPN Client. The Citrix Access Gateway is designed for users that do not have VA Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) – CAG is a good option to allow users access to general applications such as email and chat.

What is rescue or Citrix Access Gateway?

A resource for employees to connect remotely using Cisco AnyConnect VPN (also referred to as RESCUE) or the Citrix Access Gateway (CAG). If you are experiencing problems connecting, please contact the Enterprise Service Desk at 855-673-4357 (TTY: 1-844-224-6186). CAG is designed for users that do not have VA Government Furnished Equipment (GFE).

What is the Citrix Workspace App?

The Citrix Workspace App provides the ability to launch and run the applications available in the Citrix portal. We encourage anyone who needs to work remotely to download and install the Citrix Workspace App to ensure you can access system resources.


How do I access my Citrix remotely?

On the Windows Start screen or Apps screen, locate and click the Citrix StoreFront tile. Select the Stores node in the right pane of the Citrix StoreFront management console and, in the results pane, select a store. In the Actions pane, click Configure Remote Access Settings.

Can I use Citrix on public wifi?

Citrix Gateway is a customer-managed solution that can be deployed either on-premise or on any public cloud, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.

Does jaws work with Citrix?

As of the April 2019 updates of Fusion, JAWS, and ZoomText, it is possible to use each product when working in a remote access Session (either Citrix or Remote Desktop services).

What is the difference between Citrix and remote desktop?

The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a Microsoft-developed protocol that allows users to connect to software or virtual desktops hosted on a server. Citrix Systems offers technical solutions for virtualization with its virtual apps (XenApp) and virtual desktops (XenDesktop).

Does Citrix require VPN?

Citrix Workspace aggregates all resources into a single, personalized user interface accessible from any device. Regardless of the selected approach and the chosen device, remote workers access your apps, files, and data with a single-sign-on (SSO) experience without a VPN.

Is Citrix more secure than VPN?

Because of the limited data transmission, Citrix is much more secure than a VPN. The remote server protects you from external threats that can compromise your devices or data. Also, server administrators can control which data is allowed to leave the corporate network.

Does jaws work on Mac?

To the best of my knowledge, you cannot use Jaws on OS X, as I believe it is Windows only software. However, both the MacBook and iPad come with a built in screen reader called VoiceOver. You can configure the built in zoom feature to magnify the entire screen on both devices.

How does Citrix Remote Desktop work?

Remote PC Access is a feature of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops that enables organizations to easily allow their employees to access corporate resources remotely in a secure manner. The Citrix platform makes this secure access possible by giving users access to their physical office PCs.

Does Citrix require Remote Desktop Services?

Requirements. The Remote Desktop Services role is included with Windows Server 2012 R2 and later versions. Citrix XenApp must be installed on the same server as Remote Desktop Services. Citrix XenApp and Remote Desktop Services licenses are required.

Is Citrix a Windows server?

In Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix DaaS (formerly Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service) deployments, Server VDI is supported on Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, and Windows Server 2016. All Server VDI deployments support the user personalization layer technology.

Is it safe to do a software update on public WiFi?

Don't update apps over public WiFi. Malware could be introduced into the update and onto your device.

Is it safe to use a public WiFi network that isn't password protected?

Even if it requires a password to login, that doesn't necessarily mean your online activities are safe. You might love public Wi-Fi, but so do hackers! So, if you use public Wi-Fi without adequate protection, you're essentially risking your online identity and money.

Is it safe to stream on public WiFi?

A public Wi-Fi network is inherently less secure than your personal, private one, because you don't know who set it up, or who else is connecting to it. Ideally, you wouldn't ever have to use it; better to use your smartphone as a hotspot instead.

Is it safe to watch Netflix on unsecured Wi-Fi?

It's fine for general web browsing or watching a film on Netflix for example, but don't use public Wi-Fi for anything sensitive. And don't forget apps on your phone too. These all transmit data over the internet, often in the background, even though they don't use a web browser to do this.

Why is Citrix remote access important?

Remote access is great for teleworkers, contractors, those who work from home , or individuals displaced from their home office due to natural disaster or other circumstances. It is valuable for businesses to have a strategy for allowing remote access to their users. Employees may have the flexibility to work from home, or have a plan in place if they are not able to go into the office during a natural disaster. View Citrix Remote PC Access

What is Citrix Networking?

With Citrix Networking and SmartAccess, organizations have the capability to control printers, client devices, session connectivity, and reactive security postures. Admins are also able to leverage the full capabilities of Citrix Analytics to collect data for improving app performance, supporting continuous operations, and enhancing security.

How does remote access benefit a business?

Remote access can bring many benefits to your business, from lowering costs to increasing worker satisfaction and productivity.

What is remote access?

Remote access is the act of connecting to IT services, applications or data from a location other than headquarters or a location closest to the data center. This connection allows users to access a network or computer remotely via an internet connection or telecommunications. Secure remote access benefits include: ...

What are the benefits of remote access?

Remote access can bring many benefits to a business, from lowering costs to increasing worker satisfaction and productivity.

How to request remote access VA?

You may request remote access by visiting the Remote Access Self Service Portal ( only available while on VA's internal network).

How to disable automatic server selection in VPN?

In the VPN tab of the setting screen, uncheck Enable automatic server selection. Close the settings.

Is VA responsible for non-VA websites?

This page includes links to other websites outside our control and jurisdiction. VA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of non-VA Web sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policy or terms and conditions of those sites to fully understand what information is collected and how it is used.

Does RESCUE GFE support Windows 10?

This software is installed on all GFE laptops prior to being provided to the user. Currently RESCUE GFE supports Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and MAC OSX.

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