UIUC AnyWare - Download, Run, Open ".ica" File Instead of Launching Connection

Users Prompted to Download, Run, Open ".ica" File Instead of Launching Connection

Internet Explorer

  1. Navigate to uiucanyware.cloud.com
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. You will receive a notification on the bottom of the browser to "Open, Save, Cancel" 
  4. Select the Save.
  5. The download bar will now show to "Open, Open Folder, View Downloads",
  6. Select the drop-down list next to "Open" and select "Open With"
  7. Find and select "Connection Manager" 

Google Chrome:

  1. Navigate to uiucanyware.cloud.com
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. Chrome will prompt a dialog box to save the '".ica" file
  4. Hit save to save it in the "Downloads folder"
  5. On the bottom left you will see the file, click the "^" which is the drop-down list for the file in the download bar and select "Always Open Files of This Type"

Note: If Chrome doesn't show "Always Open Files of This Type" in the download banner then we may use the following policies as document in Chrome policies: 

AutoOpenFileTypeshttps://chromeenterprise.google/policies/#AutoOpenFileTypes 
AutoOpenAllowedForURLshttps://chromeenterprise.google/policies/#AutoOpenAllowedForURLs


Firefox:

  1. Navigate to uiucanyware.cloud.com
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. Firefox will prompt you with a dialog box to save the '".ica" file
  4. Select "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" 
  5. Select "Open With" and click "Browse"
  6. Select "Connection Manager" 

Edge Browser:

  1. Navigate to uiucanyware.cloud.com
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. Edge automatically saves the file to the downloads folder by default
  4. Go to the downloads folder and right click on the file, select "Open with" and then select "Citrix Connection Manager" in the list.

Opera Browser:

  1. Navigate to uiucanyware.cloud.com
  2. Select the resource you are trying to access - Application or Desktop
  3. Opera automatically saves the file to the downloads folder by default
  4. On the top right you will see the downloads icon, click on the  the "..." which is the drop-down list for the file in the download bar and select "Always Open Files of This Type"

 



KeywordsUIUC 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, file management, files, one drive, cloud, file save, file saving, anywhere where, ica   Doc ID133689
OwnerICS T.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2023-12-20 14:55:49Updated2023-12-20 15:26:10
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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