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How to Enable Desktop Viewer on WI 5.x for XenDesktop 5


So I’m here sitting and having a play with XenDesktop 5, all goes well. At some point I’m re-creating WI site and Desktop Viewer toolbar is gone. What the heck just happen I say!

It turns out that I forgot to turn it on (its disabled by default). If you’re still not with me or don’t know what I’m on about take a look at the screenshot below:

Now, to get it enabled we need to edit WebInterface.conf located under:


The value we are interested in is called ShowDesktopViewer, it needs to be uncommented and turned on if necessary:

And there you have it 😉

In case you’re wondering this also works on XenApp published desktops too.