Integrating the Virtual SINC Site in to a Windows Computer Lab

Audience: Faculty and Staff

This KB Article References: Virtual SINC Site
This Information is Intended for: Faculty, Staff
Last Updated: March 22, 2017

Requirements

  • Users have a Stony Brook University NetID account
  • One of the following operating systems:
    • Windows XP with Service Pack 3
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition with Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2
    • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
    • Windows 8 support comming soon!
  • One of the following web browsers:
    • Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
    • Mozilla Firefox 13 or later
    • Google Chome 19 or later
  • An installed copy of Citrix Receiver Enterprise 
    • You may need to uninstall older Citrix Online Plugin before continuing.
    • This companion file has 2 registry files to suppress unnecessary dialog prompts
  • Install both the latest versions of Adobe Flash

Installation

  1. Download and install Citrix Receiver Enterprise Edition
  2. At the end of instalation you will be asked to enter a URL.  Select "I will enter a URL later."
  3. For a Windows XP based lab, browse to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup folder and delete the shortcut labeled "Recevier."
  4. For a Windows Vista or 7 based lab, browse to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Start Menu\Programs\Startup folder and delete the shortcut labeled "Recevier."
  5. Extract the above companion file to a folder on your lab image.  Add CC_Settings_x86.reg to the Registry if your image is 32bit Windows based.   Add CC_Settings_x64.reg to the Registry if your image is 64bit Windows.
  6. For optimal playback of Adobe Flash videos, install both versions of Adobe Flash for Internet Explorer and FireFox.
  7. Add a shortcut or bookmark to https://vss.stonybrook.edu/hdxweb at locations users can easily locate and open.
  8. Read the following information on Configuring HDX MediaStream Flash Redirection on the User Device for background information.
  9. Only configure the policy labled:  "Enable HDX MediaStream Flash Redirection on the user device"
    1. Set it to Enabled
    2. In the drop down menu in the lower left pane labeled "Use HDX MediaStrem Flash Redirection," set it to "Always" and press OK.

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