Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Sets the connection details for integration of AppDNA into AppLibrary to allow AppDNA Analysis by this site.


Set-AppLibAppDNAConnection [-Address] <String> -Database <String> -UserName <String> -Password <SecureString> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

Sets the connection details for integration of AppDNA into AppLibrary to allow AppDNA Analysis of AppDisk, Machines and DesktopGroups.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
Address The URL to the AppDNA web server. true false  
Database The AppDNA database identifier. true false  
UserName The username of the AppDNA user to connect with. true false  
Password The AppDNA user’s password true false  
LoggingId Specifies the identifier of the high-level operation this cmdlet call forms a part of. Citrix Studio and Director typically create high-level operations. PowerShell scripts can also wrap a series of cmdlet calls in a high-level operation by way of the Start-LogHighLevelOperation and Stop-LogHighLevelOperation cmdlets. false false  
BearerToken Specifies the bearer token assigned to the calling user false false  
TraceParent Specifies the trace parent assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
TraceState Specifies the trace state assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
VirtualSiteId Specifies the virtual site the PowerShell snap-in will connect to. false false  
AdminAddress Specifies the address of a XenDesktop controller the PowerShell snap-in will connect to. You can provide this as a host name or an IP address. false false Localhost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value becomes the default.

Input Type



The secure string representing the user’s password.

Return Values


This object provides details of the AppDNA Connection and contains the following information:
Address <string>
The URL of the AppDNA web server.
Database <string>
The database identifier from the AppDNA site
Enabled <bool>
Whether or not the connection is enabled
Username <string>
The user account name used to make the connection.


The AppDNA user’s password is stored securely and is never returned in the AppDNAConnection object.
Only one AppDNA configuration can be stored. If a connection is already set up, the connection details will be replaced.
The connection will be enabled by default in the AppLibrary when the details are set.


Example 1

C:\PS>$SecurePassword = ConvertTo-SecureString -String "password" -AsPlainText -Force

                    C:\PS>Set-AppLibAppDNAConnection -Address "http://my.appdna.server:8199/AppDNA" -Database "localhost:AppDNADB" -userName "AppDNAUser" -password $SecurePassword

                    Address  : http://my.appdna.server:8199/AppDNA

                    Database : localhost:AppDNADB

                    Enabled  : True

                    UserName : AppDNAUser


Sets the AppLibrary AppDNA connection to the configuration localhost:AppDNADB on my.appdna.server under the “AppDNAUser” account.