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Citrix Workspace for Windows Installation and First Launch

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To use Citrix, your Kerberos password cannot be more than three years old. If your password exceeds this age limit, you need to change your Kerberos password

Install Citrix Workspace Client for Windows

  1. Download the Citrix Workspace client for Windows.
  2. When prompted, choose to Save the installer on your Desktop or other download location, or in the browser Downloads window, double-click to launch the Citrix Receiver installer
  3. Click Start.
  4. Click I accept the license agreement and then click Next
  5. Choose Enable app protection if you would like additional security. Then click Install.
  6. When the installation is complete, choose to Add Account
  7. When prompted, enter *https://citrixapps.mit.edu* as the server address.
  8. You'll be prompted to enter your Kerberos username and password. Click Log On and you'll be presented with your available applications.

Launching Citrix Applications from a Web Browser

  1. Navigate in your web browser, to http://citrixapps.mit.eduhttps://citrixapps.mit.edu.
    With the Citrix Workspace client successfully installed, you should see the Citrix logon prompt.
  2. Enter your Kerberos username (portion of your MIT email address before the @mit.edu).
  3. Enter your Kerberos password (password used to check your MIT email).


    Result: Applications available from the MIT Citrix servers are displayed.
  4. Click the icon for your selected application.

Note for off-campus users

To access applications via Citrix from off-campus locations or from a private subnet, you will need to connect to the MIT VPN (Virtual Private Network) before connecting to Citrix.

See: VPN at MIT

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October 20, 2020

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