UIUC AnyWare - Logoff / Disconnect Session

This article summarizes how to sign out of AnyWare and Citrix, Desktop and Application sessions

Sign out of Session

When finished with your session, please log off or sign out of your session. This will help avoid future connection issues.

Desktop Session lengths

Your session will remain open as long as you are actively using your desktop.
If your session is idle for 2 hours or if you are running calculations longer than 2 hours without additional activity, you will be automatically disconnected from your session and logged out 10 minutes after disconnecting.

How to sign out of AnyWare Browser session

Web Browser Session Menu

While utilizing the General Purpose Desktop or the Graphics Enabled Desktop, you will find a menu at the top center of the screen. 
Selecting the menu will display additional options. 

citrix session menu

using citrix session menu

  • Selecting the far right menu displays a drop down with additional options
    • Log Off will log off your session
    • Ctrl-Alt-Del will allow you to launch Task Manager
    • Preferences opens up the session Preferences menu offering options related to your UIUC AnyWare sessions.
    • Disconnect is not the same as Log Off. Choosing Disconnect disconnects your active session but does not immediately log you out. When finished, choose Log Off to help avoid future connection issues. (see Sign Out and Desktop Session lengths above)

 

How to sign out of AnyWare Desktop session

Sign out of Desktop session

When you are finished with your session, it is important to logout of the desktop.
1. Right-click the Start Menu > choose "Shut down or sign out" > choose "Sign out"

logoff desktop session from start menu

  • Disconnect is not the same as Sign Out. Choosing Disconnect disconnects your active session but does not immediately log you out. When finished, choose Sign Out to help avoid future connection issues. (see Sign Out and Desktop Session lengths above)

 

How to sign out of Application Session on Windows

Sign out of Application Session on Windows

1. Right-click the Citrix icon in Task bar > choose "Connection Center"
2. choose "Log off"



windows connection center

windows connection center log off

  • Disconnect is not the same as Log Off. Choosing Disconnect disconnects your active session but does not immediately log you out. When finished, choose Log Off to help avoid future connection issues. (see Sign Out and Desktop Session lengths above)

 

How to sign out of Application Session on Mac

Sign out of Application Session on Mac

1. Find the "active session" icon in the dock
2. Right-click the session icon and select Quit
3. select Sign Out



mac application quit

mac application sign out
  • Disconnect is not the same as Sign Out. Choosing Disconnect disconnects your active session but does not immediately log you out. When finished, choose Sign Out to help avoid future connection issues. (see Sign Out and Desktop Session lengths above)

 

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Keywords:UIUC AnyWare. UIUCAnyWare, Citrix, Citrix Workspace, Remote Apps, Remote, Remote Computers, Browser Connection, Virtual Apps, Virtual, VCL, Virtual Computer Lab, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Desktop, Applications, anywhere   Doc ID:117024
Owner:Shane G.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2022-02-28 14:03 CSTUpdated:2022-04-22 09:26 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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