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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

Publishing applications using Microsoft App-V

Microsoft offers an alternative to the XenApp streaming method, a product no more supported (end of life) with its App-V platforms. This software, which is quite similar to the XenApp application profiling technique, permits you to publish the software to the end user's desktop using a specific client.

In this chapter, we will discuss the App-V components and their functionalities.


To learn how to implement an App-V architecture you can refer to Microsoft Application Virtualization Advanced Guide, Augusto Alvarez, Packt Publishing.

Getting ready

For a full version of the App-V infrastructure, you need two or more servers to install and configure the following roles:

  • App-V Management System: This component is the centralized management console for all the configured applications and the associated users:

  • App-V Management Server: This is the application Broker, the core of the App-V infrastructure, which delivers the software to the clients. App...