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What environments and attributes can FlexWhere for Desktop read?

FlexWhere’s TrayApp can connect to different environments and attributes. This is used to show the username in FlexWhere.

The following environments can be read by FlexWhere.

  1. Citrix;
  2. VMware;
  3. VMwaremac;
  4. Windows;
  5. Registry;
  6. User Principal Name (UPN);
  7. MAC;
  8. Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

With respect to the username, the TrayApp can get information from the following environments and attributes:

TypeNote
CitrixHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARE-CITRIX-USERName
VmwareHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Volatile Environment\ViewClient_Broker_UserName
VMwaremacHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Volatile Environment\ViewClient_Broker_UserName
WindowsHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Volatile Environment\USERNAME
RegistryIs available for exceptional situations
UPNwhoami /upn
RDP

With respect to devices, FlexWhere for Desktop reads the following environments.

TypeNote
Citrix1.<HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE_SOFTWARE-CITRIX-> SessionID
2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
Vmware1. HKEY_CURRENT_USERVolatile EnvironmentViewClient_Machine_Name
2. HKEY_CURRENT_USERVolatile EnvironmentViewClient_Machine_Name
3. HKEY_CURRENT_USERVolatile EnvironmentViewClient_Machine_Name
VMwaremac1. HKEY_CURRENT_USERVolatile EnvironmentView Client_MAC_Address
2. HKEY_CURRENT_USERVolatile EnvironmentViewClient_MAC_Address
3. HKEY_CURRENT_USERVolatile EnvironmentViewClient_MAC_Address
WindowsHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ComputerName\
ActiveComputerName\ComputerName
MacGive as long a prefix as possible for better performance
RegistryIs available for exceptional situations
RDP

If your environment is not mentioned in the list above, please contact our support team.

Updated on 22-06-2021

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