Q: How can I enable Windows Aero Redirection on a Citrix XenDesktop VM?

A: The Windows Aero interface offers a richer user experience for users connecting to Citrix XenDesktop VMs. Aero Redirection is disabled by default in XenDesktop. To enable it, expand the HDX Policy node in Citrix Desktop Studio and click Users. Under ICA Options, select Desktop UI, and in the Settings area, select Aero Redirection to enable or disable its features.

Take caution and monitor your network usage before you enable Aero Redirection. Turning on this feature can increase the amount of data that must pass between server and client to support each user session.

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