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Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By : Luca Dentella
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Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By: Luca Dentella

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Citrix® Director

With XenApp 7.5, Citrix unified all the monitoring and troubleshooting tools in a single product called the Citrix Director.

Director is a web-based tool that enables system administrators to perform the following tasks:

  • Monitor a XenApp or XenDesktop environment

  • Troubleshoot issues

  • Perform support tasks for end users

System requirements

Director requires 50 MB of disk space, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, and IIS (Internet Information Services) 7.0 with ASP.NET 2.0.

The minimum hardware requirements are as follows:

  • A CPU with four cores

  • 4 GB of RAM memory

Director supports the Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows 2012, and Windows 2012 R2 operating systems.


Director can be accessed using Internet Explorer 9 or later, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.

The latest release of Citrix Director is not compatible with XenApp deployments earlier than Version 7.5 or XenDesktop deployments earlier than Version 7.


Director can be installed on one of the Delivery Controllers...