FRP 4.3 FAQs : Support for VDI environments

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    File & Removable Media Protection (FRP) is the new name for Endpoint Encryption for Files & Folders (EEFF)


    Q: Can FRP 4.3 be installed in a VDI environment?

    FRP v4.3 offers support for selected modes of Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 and 7.1.

    ·       For Citrix XenDesktop v5.6

    o   Existing and Physical Modes

    ·       For Citrix XenDesktop v7.1

    o   Remote PC Access option under “Operating System and Hardware” (Create Machine Catalog)


    Q: I have a VDI environment which is not covered in the above list. How do I request support for it?

    If you require support for additional platforms in a VDI environment, please raise a Product Enhancement Request here at:

    Support for additional versions/platforms of VDI environments will be considered for future releases


    Q: Why is there a minimum requirement of McAfee Agent (MA) of 4.8 Patch 1 for leveraging support for Citrix XenDesktop with FRP v4.3?

    McAfee Agent supports User Based Policies in a VDI environment starting MA 4.8 Patch 1. Hence MA 4.8 Patch 1 is the minimum version of McAfee Agent required for use with FRP in a Citrix XenDesktop environment


    Q: Does the support for selected modes for Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 and 7.1 with FRP v4.3 applicable to the entire product functionality?

    Yes, file/folder encryption and also the Removable Media Encryption functionality is supported in a VDI environment


    Q: Is there anything different that has to be done when provisioning FRP in a Citrix XenDesktop environment?

    No, the workflow remains the same


    Q: Where can I find the latest information on support for VDI environments?

    For the latest information on support for VDI environments, see