It takes 30 seconds for the session to end when you exit a SoftGrid-enabled application from a Citrix seamless session

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SYMPTOMS

When you exit a SoftGrid-enabled application from a Citrix seamless session in Microsoft SoftGrid Client, it takes 30 seconds for the session to end.

CAUSE

This behavior occurs by default. The SoftGrid Client Desktop Configuration Controller (Sftdcc.exe) waits 30 seconds to close after a SoftGrid-enabled application exits. Therefore, the session is temporarily held open.

Sftdcc.exe does this to improve the start time of later starts of SoftGrid-enabled applications. If Sftdcc.exe is running, and if a SoftGrid-enabled application is started, the application attaches to Sftdcc.exe to improve start time.

WORKAROUND

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

To work around this behavior, modify the wait time by creating the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Softricity\SoftGrid Client\CurrentVersion\Configuration\
Configure this registry key as follows.
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ValueTypeDWORD ValueDescription
DCCSeamlessTimeoutREG_DWORD0This key controls the number of seconds that Sftdcc.exe waits to close after a SoftGrid-enabled application exits.

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Article ID: 931251 - Last Review: August 27, 2009 - Revision: 3.0
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  • Microsoft Application Virtualization for Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Application Virtualization for Windows Desktops
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