TEMP environment setting changing to "local_" folder

jarweb 111 Reputation points
2022-02-11T11:45:14.65+00:00

Hi
We have FSLogix in place which is supposed to be only implemented when users log on to our Citrix servers - this was set up by someone else so I'm not fully familiar with it.

We have a strange issue with some pcs/laptops and some users. When they log on, their environment variables for TMP and TEMP are changing to c:\users\local_user.name" which doesn't exist on the pc/laptop so some apps stop working until we set these back to the user's actual profile folder. I can view these settings in the registry under HKCU\Environment - TMP & TEMP

I can't work out how this setting is being changed. I don't see any GPO setting that could be forcing the change. I can manually change the setting but it is being updated again the next time the person connects to the network and logs on.

I'm also assuming it's something to do with FSLogix as the "local_user.name" folders are created and used on the Citrix servers when users log on.

Has anyone seen a similar issue and can advise ?

Thanks

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  1. jarweb 111 Reputation points
    2023-08-24T20:09:08.9166667+00:00

    Hi

    It was a long time ago now so can't remember fully. But I think it was related to the fact the affected users had a Profile path set in their Active Directory account and when they were going into the office and connecting to the corporate network directly on their laptops. This was changing something but can't remember exactly what. When we removed the profile path it seemed to fix the problem.

    I think FSLOGIX uses the local_user.name when users log onto Citrix so I think this was conflicting with the profile path setting.


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