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Java Redirection FAQ

Managing Multiple Java Versions with FSLogix Apps

Java Redirection Module of FSLogix Apps

How does Java Redirection Work?

FSLogix Apps uses advanced filtering and a patent pending type of virtualization called image masking to enable Java redirection and our other core functionality.  This process is transparent to the client operating system and integrates seamlessly with all Windows based infrastructure.


JavaRedirection for ApplicationsWhat is Java Redirection?

Starting in version 1.3, Java redirection is a core feature of FSLogix Apps that allows all applications and websites to run with the version of Java they require to properly operate – all within the same client system.  After administrative setup is complete, end users automatically use the appropriate Java version without any intervention or notification.  Java redirection allows all required Java versions to be installed in the client environment, but only executed or visible on an as-needed basis, to maintain compatibility for specific applications and websites.


Does Java Redirection Decrease Security in my Enterprise?

In many instances, Java redirection will improve on your current security by permitting older versions of Java to work with just specific applications and websites approved by IT and INFOSEC.  All other applications and websites will default to the most current version of Java deployed to your clients.

 What Versions of Windows are Supported?

Windows Vista SP1 and later.  Windows Server 2008 and later.

What Versions of Internet Explorer are Supported?

Internet Explorer 8 and later.

What Versions of Java are Supported?

FSLogix Apps requires 1.6.0_20 or later to be installed.  Admin can select any version of Java between 1.4.2 and 1.8.0_40 (latest version) for applications and Applets.

How Does Java Redirection Work with Application Virtualization?

FSLogix Apps Java Redirection works at a higher level than application virtualization. Therefore it will work for virtualized as well as normal applications.

How Does Java Redirection Compare to Application Virtualization?

FSLogix Apps Java Redirection uses visibility control and redirection to control the Java versions used by applications and Applets.  It is much lighter weight and simpler to administer.

How Does Java Redirection Work with VDI and RDSH?

Since FSLogix Apps runs as an agent in the Windows client environment, it is fully compatible with all Windows based virtual desktop, cloud desktop, and RDSH presentation solutions.

FSLogix is a Microsoft BizSpark partner, a Citrix Ready partner, and winner of Best of Citrix Synergy 2015 in the Application and Desktop Virtualization category.

What Client Environments are Supported?

FSLogix Java redirection works on physical PCs, RDSH based presentation solutions, and all Windows based virtual desktop products.

How Is Java Redirection Sold?

Java redirection is part of our core product offering and included with all shipping versions of FSLogix Apps.  Java redirection can also be purchased as a separate module for customers needing only this component.

How Do I Get an Evaluation Version and Technical Support?

You can request an evaluation copy of FSLogix Apps via the request form here, or by calling (678) 871-9647.  You can also request a free customized online demo, or setup assistance from an FSLogix Tech Ninja.