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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

Creating and configuring the machine catalog

All the virtual resources released to the end users are part of a group collection called a machine catalog. This contains information about the kind and the number of Virtual Desktop instances and/or physical remote computers, the configurations, and the assignment based on the Active Directory objects (users, groups, and computers). In this recipe, we are going to perform a full creation and configuration of all of these elements.

Getting ready

To perform the configuration tasks correctly, you need administrative credentials for the Delivery Controller server, and to be able to use the created Virtual Desktop(s), you first need to install and configure the required VDA on the client device, as shown in Chapter 4, User Experience – Planning and Configuring.

In the case of MCS architectures, you also have to generate a snapshot within your hypervisor environment for the Master-image virtual machine created to deploy the Virtual Desktop instances...