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Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By : Luca Dentella
Book Image

Citrix® XenApp® 7.x Performance Essentials

By: Luca Dentella

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Citrix® Profile Management

Citrix Profile Management is a software component that provides an easy and reliable way to manage user profiles in Windows environments. It was developed to solve some of the well-known problems of Windows roaming profiles and provide users with faster logons and logoffs.


Some third-party profile management solutions such as RES Workspace Manager, AppSense, and so on are available. A good comparison is available in the User Environment Management Smackdown whitepaper (

XenApp 7.5 includes the new Version 5.0 of Citrix Profile Management, and it is installed by default when you install the Virtual Delivery Agent, as shown in the following screenshot:

Citrix Profile Management service is automatically installed with the Delivery Agent

The main features of Citrix Profile Management are as follows:

  • Support for multiple sessions without the last write wins problem

  • Ability to manage large profiles without the need...