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Mastering XenApp

By : Sunny Jha
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Mastering XenApp

By: Sunny Jha

Overview of this book

Citrix® XenApp® is one of the leading pieces of Application delivery software that delivers Windows compatible apps to users on any device, anywhere. Citrix® XenApp® also gives administrators the ability to manage and control the freedom of mobility by increasing the security and saving costs at the same time. This book will provide you with all the knowledge required to successfully deploy and master a complete Citrix® hosted application. First, it will cover essential concepts of the architecture of XenApp®. You will then learn how to set up Hypervisor and how to set up Infrastructure components. Next you will learn how to Set up Citrix® Components, XenApp® resources, PVS, and Netscaler. We will further look at how to prepare the environment for Rollout. Additionally, you will learn how to configure the Citrix® components such as Citrix® Director. Moreover, you’ll learn about shared desktop for delivery to end users and the application of policies for effective and secure delivery. Finally, you will learn how to implement provisioning services for a Citrix® XenApp® 7.6 environment.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Mastering XenApp
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Creating a virtual machine

The first thing that we need to have before we start creating the virtual machine is the CIFS, also known as Common Internet File System library where we can keep our installation ISO media, and this will be known as an ISO library.

To configure the ISO library, follow these steps:

  1. On the Resources pane, select the pool. On the toolbar, click on the New Storage button. The New Storage Repository wizard opens.

  2. Under the ISO library, chose windows file sharing. Chose Next to continue.

  3. Enter the name of the new SR.

  4. Enter the location information of the share and enter the service account details if you want to use a different user to connect to the share.

  5. Click on Finish. The new SR will appear in the resource pane at the storage level.

Creating a virtual machine from a CD, ISO image

In this section, we will be creating virtual machine from a CD, ISO Image. The following procedure provides an example of creating Windows 7 (32-bit) VM. The default values may vary depending...