Citrix Workspace App Chromebook

Posted : admin On 16.08.2021
  • From your Chromebook, go to the Google Play Store: 2. Click into the Search Box and type Citrix and then press enter: 3. The Citrix Workspace app should appear: 4. Go ahead and click the Green Install button towards the right hand side: 5. When installation is complete, you will see a green “Open” button. Go ahead and click that button.
  • This is a video tutorial showing students how to INSTALL the Citrix Workspace app into the Chrome browser, and how to REOPEN software in CSUN's VSL using Cit.
  • Citrix Workspace app is the easy-to-install client software that provides seamless, secure access to everything you need to get work done. With this free download, you easily and securely get instant access to all applications, desktops and data from any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs.
  • Workspace app version on my Chromebook: 21.1.6.4168 Chrome OS version on my Chromebook: Version 89.0.4389.76 (Official Build) beta (64-bit) Though the users we get the same complaints from most probably are not on the beta channel and have little to no extensions installed.

Users browse to chrome://extensions and then drag and drop the repackaged app (.crx) file onto the Chrome window to install Citrix Workspace app for Chrome OS. Because the app is pre-configured, users can start working with Citrix Workspace app for Chrome OS as soon as they install it, without a need to perform additional configuration steps.

Citrix Workspace App Chromebook
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  • Receiver for HTML5
  • Receiver for Chrome

Symptoms or Error

Connection to StoreFront/VDA will fail and may show cannot connect to server error or some SSL Certificate error in console logs. One of the reason could be invalid SSL certificate.

Applicable Products:

Citrix Receiver for HTML5, Citrix Receiver for Chrome, Citrix Workspace app for Chrome, Citrix workspace app for HTML5

Solution

Recommended solution: Update the certificates.

Alternatively, you can try this workaround:

  1. Close the Citrix Workspace app for Chrome / Citrix Receiver for Chrome.

  2. Open Chrome browser in your Chromebook.

  3. Visit your site.

  4. It will show some error as below.

Now, open the Citrix Workspace app for Chrome or Citrix Receiver for Chrome and it might allow you to access your StoreFront/VDA. Emacs os x.

Other possible workaround for specific certificate error:

  1. NET::ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM error
    Latest Firefox and Chrome browsers do not support SHA-1 certificate and StoreFront connection fails with error: NET::ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM
    Citrix Receiver for Chrome/HTML5 or Citrix Workspace app for Chrome/HTML5 cannot establish secure connection and session launch will fail

  2. NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID error
    Chrome requires Subject Alternative Name for SHA-2 certificate, without SAN (Subject Alternative Name) in the SHA-2 certificate, the connection will fail with error NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID
    Session launch fails with CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID(-200) error dialog
    Workaround for NET::ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM and
    NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID:

    • Mozilla:

      Enable network.websocket.allowInsecureFormHTTPS from about:config

    • Chrome:
      Chrome by default requires SHA2 Certificate with Subject Alternative Names (SAN)
      Add the following registry keys at : SoftwarePoliciesGoogleChrome

    • EnableCommonNameFallbackForLocalAnchors – true
      (Note: Chrome need SAN by default)

    • EnableSha1ForLocalAnchors – true
      (Note: SHA1 is not supported)
      Recommended Solution: Use SHA2 certificates with Subject Alternative Names (SAN).

      Problem Cause:

    • CTX134123 - Receiver for HTML5 - Unable to Launch Apps Using HTTPS URL

    • CTX217352 - How to Collect Logs in Receiver for Chrome and Receiver for HTML5

  3. NET::ERR_CERT_SYMANTEC_LEGACY
    From Chrome OS version 66 onwards the SSL certificate from Symantec is distrusted. You can go through https://security.googleblog.com/2018/03/distrust-of-symantec-pki-immediate.html to know more about it.
    Workaround: Try general workaround mention above.
    Recommended Solution: Update SSL certificates.

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Problem Cause

Citrix Client For Chromebook

  • CTX134123 - Receiver for HTML5 - Unable to Launch Apps Using HTTPS URL

  • CTX217352 - How to Collect Logs in Receiver for Chrome and Receiver for HTML5