During logon, specific features and functions provided by User Environment Manager are processed in a specific order. Familiarize yourself with the processing order to ensure that applications behave as you expect.

Processing Order at Login

The following User Environment Manager processes at login:

  • Horizon Smart Policies

  • Folder redirection

  • Application blocking

  • Privilege elevation

  • Logon tasks (marked as before profile archive import).

  • Environmental variables

  • Drive mappings

  • Printer mappings

  • Files and folders/Registry settings (marked as before profile archive import)

  • Hide drives

  • Policy settings

  • ADMX-based settings

  • Application migration

  • Triggered tasks

  • Processing .INI files (that is, profile archive import, setting up the DirectFlex cache)

  • Shortcuts

  • File type associations

  • Files and folders/Registry settings (Marked as After profile archive import) (Default setting)

  • Logon tasks (marked as After profile archive import) (Default setting)

  • Kick off async creation of shortcuts, drive mappings, and printer mappings

Processing Order at Logoff

The following User Environment Manager processes at logoff:

  • Logoff tasks (marked as Before profile export)

  • Processing .INI files (i.e. profile archive export)

  • Logoff tasks (marked as After profile archive export) (Default setting)

  • User Environment Manager undo action

Processing Order of Individual Items

Individual items within each feature are processed in alphabetical order. For example, if you have configured three drive mappings with the following names, they are processed in the following alphabetical order:

  • All users: H: home drive mapping

  • Financial department F: drive mapping

  • Sales team S: drive mapping