Citrix Workspace App Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Citrix Workspace is a digital workspace software platform developed by Citrix Systems that allows multiple users to remotely access and operate Microsoft Windows desktops running in a datacenter or a public or private cloud, via devices located elsewhere. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Citrix Workspace App from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the Citrix Workspace App Silently

Citrix Workspace App Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to:
  2. Download the CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find Citrix Workspace entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Citrix Workspace
Vendor:Citrix Systems, Inc.
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot
Silent Uninstall Switch (32-bit System)"%ProgramFiles%\Citrix\Citrix WorkSpace XXXX\TrolleyExpress.exe" /uninstall /cleanup /silent
Silent Uninstall Switch (64-bit System)"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Citrix\Citrix WorkSpace XXXX\TrolleyExpress.exe" /uninstall /cleanup /silent
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Change the Default Citrix Workspace Installation Directory

You can also change the default installation directory by using the following command line parameters. In this example, I’m installing Citrix WorkSpace to “C:\Citrix\Citrix WorkSpace”

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot INSTALLDIR="C:\Citrix\Citrix WorkSpace"

Install One or More of the Specified Citrix Workspace Components

ReceiverInside, ICA_Client and AM are installed by default when installing the Citrix Workspace App.

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot ADDLOCAL="ReceiverInside,ICA_Client,AM,SELFSERVICE,DesktopViewer,Flash,Vd3d,WebHelper,BrowserEngine,WorkspaceHub,USB

Disable the Citrix Workspace Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP)

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /EnableCEIP=false

Install the Single Sign-On Component for Domain Pass-Through Logon

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /includeSSON

Install Single Sign-On but Disable Capture of Logon Credentials

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /includeSSON LOGON_CREDENTIAL_CAPTURE_ENABLE=No

Enable Citrix Workspace Single Sign-On

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /includeSSON ENABLE_SSON=Yes

Disable Citrix Workspace Single Sign-On

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /includeSSON ENABLE_SSON=No

Install Citrix Workspace in NonSelfServiceMode

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot SELFSERVICEMODE=false

Enable Citrix Workspace Manual Update

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /AutoUpdateCheck=manual

Disable Citrix Workspace Auto Update

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /AutoUpdateCheck=disabled

Choose the Citrix Workspace Long Term Service Release Stream

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /AutoUpdateStream=LTSR

Defer Citrix Workspace Auto Update

In this example, I’m allowing Citrix Workspace Auto Update to be deferred two times.

CitrixWorkspaceApp.exe /silent /noreboot /DeferUpdateCount=2

How to Uninstall the Citrix Workspace App Silently

Check out the Citrix Workspace App Install and Uninstall (PowerShell) post for a scripted solution.

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

Citrix Workspace App Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 32-bit System

"%ProgramFiles%\Citrix\Citrix WorkSpace XXXX\TrolleyExpress.exe" /uninstall /cleanup /silent

Citrix Workspace App Silent Uninstall (EXE) on 64-bit System

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Citrix\Citrix WorkSpace XXXX\TrolleyExpress.exe" /uninstall /cleanup /silent

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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