Setting Up SSL Relay

The preferred protocol choice for the best security with an Internet-connected Citrix MetaFrame server is SSL. With SSL, not only does all of your ICA browser traffic get encrypted, but so does all the standard ICA traffic. Although basic encryption is normally applied to this type of traffic by default, with SSL both your ICA browser traffic and regular ICA traffic go over the same port, TCP port 443.

From the perspective of a firewall administrator who needs to provide access from the Internet to your Citrix MetaFrame servers through the firewall, this is a much better setup. Instead of having to open a port through the firewall for both ICA browsing on port 80 and ICA traffic on port 1494, the firewall administrator needs ...

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