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Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By : Gaspare Silvestri
Book Image

Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By: Gaspare Silvestri

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Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook Third Edition
About the Author
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Installing Virtual Desktop Agent – server OS and desktop OS

After you have chosen the way to implement the profile technology, it is time to allow your Windows Master Image to communicate with your XenDesktop infrastructure. You can accomplish this task by installing the Virtual Desktop Agent. In this latest release of the Citrix platform, the VDA has been redeployed in three different versions: desktop operating systems, server operating systems, and Remote PC, a way to link an existing physical or virtual machine to your XenDesktop infrastructure.

Getting ready

You need to install and configure the described software with domain administrative credentials within both the desktop and server operating systems.

How to do it...

In the following section, we are going to explain the way to install and configure the three different types of Citrix Virtual Desktop Agents.

Installing VDA for a server OS machine

  1. Connect to the server OS Master Image with domain administrative credentials.

  2. Mount the XenDesktop...