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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

Implementing profile architecture

When you decide to implement VDI architecture for your company, you need to take note of the location where you will be storing all the users' data, such as documents, projects, and mailbox file data.

Therefore, an important step is deciding what kind of profile architecture you will be implementing for your organization. With XenDesktop 7.6, you have the capability to choose among three kinds of profiles: profiles managed by the Citrix Profile Management 5.x Version, Microsoft Roaming Profiles, and Citrix solution known as Personal vDisk, a feature introduced in the XenDesktop 5.6 release.

Getting ready

To rightly implement any kind of profile architecture, you need to have domain administrative credentials to be able to operate on the AD user objects. Moreover, it is also necessary to have an assigned centralized storage (network share and/or SAN) to implement the roaming profile technique or Citrix Personal vDisk technology.

How to do it...

In the following...