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FRP 4.3 FAQs : Support for VDI environments

FRP 4.3 FAQs : Support for VDI environments

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

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