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Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By : Gaspare Silvestri
Book Image

Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By: Gaspare Silvestri

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook Third Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Configuring XenDesktop® 7.6 to interact with XenServer® 6.2

The first and the most common configuration for a XenDesktop site is interfacing it with the Citrix hypervisor, XenServer. Related to XenDesktop 7.6 is the XenServer 6.2 release.


At the time of writing, Citrix has released the XenServer 6.5 version. The features that interact with XenDesktop are quite the same, an import update is given by the 64-bits dom0 platform. More information can be found at

Getting ready

The preliminary work required to perform all the operations of this recipe involves installing one or more XenServer host(s). To accomplish this task, you need to download the XenServer iso image file from or from XenServer is a bare-metal hypervisor, a kind of virtualizator, which directly manages the hardware; for this reason, you have to install it as a normal operating system (you need...