Using DriveLock with IGEL Thin Clients


Issue

DriveLock allows the system administrator to control access to removable devices within Citrix or RDP sessions. This is possible for USB devices; as of Linux version 10.04.100, SATA devices are also supported.


Problem

How to integrate DriveLock solution with IGEL Linux Thin Clients?


Solution

After configuring the Citrix or RDP server according to those original documentation, you have to activate the DriveLock virtual channel in the Setup.

See also the original DriveLock documentation.


Using DriveLock with RDP:

  1. In Devices > Storage Devices > Storage Hotplug, change the settings as follows:
    • Deactivate Enable dynamic client drive mapping.
    • Set Number of storage hotplug devices to 1 or higher.
    • Activate Private drive letter for each storage drive.
  2. In Sessions > RDP > RDP Global > Mapping > Drive Mapping, change the settings as follows:
    • Activate Enable Drive Mapping.
  3. In Sessions > RDP > RDP Global > Mapping > Device Support, change the settings as follows:
    • Activate DriveLock channel.


Using DriveLock with Citrix:

  1. In Devices > Storage Devices > Storage Hotplug, change the settings as follows:
    • Deactivate Enable dynamic client drive mapping.
    • Set Number of storage hotplug devices to 1 or higher.
    • Activate Private drive letter for each storage drive.
  2. In Sessions > Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp > HDX / ICA Global > Mapping > Drive Mapping, change the settings as follows:
    • Enable Activate Drive Mapping.
  3. In Sessions > Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp > HDX / ICA Global > Mapping > Device Support, change the settings as follows:
    • Activate DriveLock channel.

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Last update: September 28, 2018