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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

Managing the Citrix® Desktop Controller and its resources – Broker and App-V cmdlets

This is one of the principal PowerShell command groups for XenDesktop because of the interaction with the Desktop Broker component. This section will be about the use of the set of commands to manage the Broker, in terms of displaying configurations, setting components and parameters, including the applications published with the XenDesktop 7 infrastructure or App-V existing architectures.

Getting ready

No preliminary tasks are required. You have already installed the PowerShell SDK during the installation of the Desktop Controller role machine(s).

To be able to run a PowerShell script (.ps1 format), you have to enable the script execution from the PowerShell prompt in this way:

Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned -Force

How to do it…

The following is the explanation of the commands included in the Desktop Controller's PowerShell command set:

  1. Connect to one of the Desktop Broker servers.

  2. Click on...