How to configure a hotkey to allow a user to open an app/script in the current remote setting. Is this possible in a way?

Hi, I made a profile that shows the System Information (default option in UMS) only this shows way to much info in the screen but for eg. Shadowing I want to create a pop-up that only shows the computer name like in the screenshot. With a hotkey a user must be able to open this in the current remote setting. Is this possible in a way?

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Hi. Why not using the TC Info and adapt it a bit?

Something like this, yeah. But users have to minimize or disconnect their setting to get to the desktop again. I was hoping to get a setting through the session by Hotkey but maybe I’m thinking to difficult.

I’m using TC Info and the pop-up appears no matter what the user is doing, including if they’re in a Citrix desktop:

Also works in appliance mode (Imprivata):

Nice, this will point me in the right direction what I was looking for. Let you know!

I’m glad somebody else asked as I didn’t know this was possible. Does this still work with 11.03.x firmware? I think I’ve set it up properly, but I can’t seem to get anything to pop up either with the hotkey or by manually clicking it on my iGel desktop. Images below

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Can you also show: Firmware Customization -> Custom Commands -> Desktop -> Final Desktop Command

Well that might solve it…I can’t read apparently..I thought that section applied to something else. Adding and testing!

Figured out why…apparently you can’t just send the settings and confirm the change to the device…it must be rebooted too.


Yep, requires a reboot for the info to gather.

Anyone knows how to show the MAC address as well? Sometimes this is more important than to know the IP. I seem not be able to add just a cat like in LX5.

(By the way: Little tool, big benefit)

This command may help, instead:

notify-send-message -t 20000 -i /usr/share/icons/IGEL-Basic/categories/64/igel-network.png “Hostname: $(cat /etc/hostname)” “IP: $(getmyip)”” “”MAC:$(cat /sys/class/net/eth0/address) “”$(cat /etc/os-release | grep VERSION=)”

Needs a little formatting, but it works. Thanks Sebastien!

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Thanks for all the input. I think I know what to do to get my output; great 🙂 ! But……instead of showing the IP address, does some know how to show the server name the client is connected to? In my case just the servername of the RDSH server. That would make my day!

Would be cool. Looking for something similar for Citrix connections. But apparently I can’t query this info thus not showing it in TCInfo 😞

You could check if you get the server by querying the Port 3389 with a query like netstat -avbn | grep 3389 | awk something

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