Citrix Server - eTime
What is Citrix?
A secure server providing ALA staff remote access to sensitive applications such as iMIS, Great Plaines and eTime.
When Would I Use It?
All ALA staff are enabled for Citrix to access eTime when they are away from the office.
How Do I Get to It?
Use the steps below to login to the Citrix Server. If you have never accessed it before, you will need to install the Citrix Receiver, (steps 2-6) outlined below.. Once it it is installed, you can log into eTIME using Steps 7-9. Note that these instructions work if you are at a remote computer or device. Internally, in the Chicago building, the link for Citrix is http://ctxpres.ala.org.
Step 1: Login to the Citrix Server
Open a browser and login to https://cag.ala.org. Login using your Network credentials, the same login and password that you use to start your computer.
Step 2: Verify Citrix Receiver installation
The resulting screen from your login in the prestep will show you the Citrix Web Interface page. Check out the Message Center on this page. You must have the Citrix Receiver installed on the local computer. If you have a message indicating that you do not have the Citrix Presentation Server Client or the Citrix Reciver, then click the link in the Message Center or visit www.citrix.com to download the application.
Step 3: Download the Citrix Receiver
If the message center is clear of any alerts, you can skip down to Step 6. Otherwise, download the Citrix Receiver by clicking the link in the Message Center taking you to the download page on Citrix.com.
(There are also clients for Mac OS X, Linux, Chromebook, Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, and Windows Mobile.)
Step 4: Agree to the End User License Agreement
Check the box and click the Continue button.
Step 5: Download and Save the file
Save it in a place you will remember so that you can initiate the install in the next step.
Step 6: Install the downloaded file
Launch the downloaded file and run the installation.
Step 7: Login to the Citrix Web Interface
Part 1: Login into the Citrix Server
Visit the secure URL: https://cag.ala.org. Login using your Network credentials, the same login and password that you use to start your computer.
Part 2: Login to Citrix Web Interface
Enter your network login and password (the one you use at ALA every morning).
Step 8: Launch etime
Click on the eTIME logo to launch eTIME. It will open Internet Explorer.
Step 9: Login to eTIME
Using your eTIME credentials you can track your time remotely.