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Thin Clients, VDI and Linux integration from the front lines.... Raw and sometimes unedited notes based on my experiences with VMware, Thin Clients, Linux etc.

 So now it's possible to run the SSLVPN on Mac, Linux Clients WITH EndPoint Scanning? Good news indeed.

Access Gateway User's Guide for the Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Unix Platforms

So this is the new Access Gateway Enterprise Edition based on the 8.0 Netscaler Hardware, and interestingly enough I don't think Citrix has done that much to shout about the fact that it now has the functionality to connect loads of different Clients via it's SSLVPN Solution. in fact the PDF actually uses screenshots from a MAC to show how the Client connects.

I am currently trying to get further verification of this through a number of sources, because it almost sounds too good to be true AND I don't have the necessary hardware to test.

Excerpts from the PDF....

2.1 System Requirements


Windows PlatformWeb browsers: Internet Explorer 5.0+, Netscape 7.1, Mozilla Firefox 1.2+Java Plug-in: JRE1.4.2 or greater

Macintosh (MacOSX)Web browsers: Safari v1.2(v125)Java Plug-in: JRE1.4.2

Linux PlatformWeb browsers: Mozilla Firefox 1.2.1+Java Plug-in: JRE1.3.1 or greater

Note You can download the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) from Sun Microsystem’s Java Web site if needed. Browse to to find the JRE for your operating system. Using the Access Gateway on Safari

When accessing the Access Gateway from the Macintosh OS X Safari Web browser, the appropriate proxy settings are automatically configured for the session by the plug-in. No proxy configuration is necessary by the user.  

The minimum system requirements are:
Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2007 1:06 PM Citrix , Security | Back to top

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