For security reasons, SecureICA clients require that no username or password be present in the ICA file that connects them to the Citrix server. By default, NFuse supplies the current username and password to the user by parsing the Template.ica file beneath the NFuse Web directory. In order for SecureICA clients to connect successfully, this feature must either be removed from the NFuse Web site or disabled by use of the
• Secure Solution
To remove the username and password from NFuse-generated ICA files, locate the following lines in the Template.ica file:
Delete the NFuse substitution tags [NFuse_User] and [NFuse_PasswordScrambled], leaving the following in Template.ica:
Users can now connect using SecureICA and must enter their username and password during log on.
• Unsecure Workaround
For a more seamless user experience, it is possible to automate username and password entry when using SecureICA Services by adding the following line to the Template.ica file:
This line should be added to the [[NFuse_AppName]] section of Template.ica, just after the Username, Domain and Password lines. When this line is added, the MetaFrame server accepts the user credentials seamlessly and the user is not prompted to re-enter their username and password. However, the authentication information is not encrypted.
NOTE: Making this change to the Template.ica file affects all users of the current NFuse Web directory.