This book briefly discusses the work of desktop delivery controller mechanisms followed by its installation process, integration process of XenDesktop with Microsoft Active Directory, and the configuration of the desktop delivery controller. It then examines the process of installing the virtual desktop onto the server infrastructure, and it follows the installation and integration onto Xen Server, Hyper-V, and VMware hypervisors. Furthermore, it discusses the advanced configuration settings.
The book covers the installation of the Citrix Provisioning Server and its fundamental configuration. It also explores the configuration of Citrix XenApp for Application provisioning, the integration of virtual applications, and the implementation of virtual profiles into the virtual desktop. The book concludes by explaining the advanced XenDesktop client settings on audio, video, and peripherals.
- Ideal one-stop handbook for implementing a Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktop solution- Includes all technical details required for you to evaluate how Citrix XenDesktop would integrate into your existing environment- Covers integration with VMware ESX/vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V including System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and Citrix XenServer
Chapter 2 Installation of the Broker
Desktop Delivery Controller
Chapter 3 Configuring the Desktop Delivery Controller
Chapter 4 Installing the Virtual Desktop
Chapter 5 Desktop Delivery Controller
Advanced Configuration Settings
Chapter 6 Installation of the Citrix Provisioning Server
Chapter 7 Fundamental Configuration of the Citrix Provisioning Server
Chapter 8 Additional Provisioning Server Configuration Settings
Chapter 9 Using the Setup Wizard to Create Multiple Desktops
Chapter 10 Configure Citrix XenApp for Application Provisioning
Chapter 11 Integrating Virtual Applications into the Virtual Desktop
Chapter 12 Implementing Virtual Profiles into the Virtual Desktop
Chapter 13 Advanced XenDesktop Client Settings -Audio and Video and Peripherals
Gareth Robert James (CCIA, CCEA, MCSE:Security, MCT, VMware VCP, Checkpoint CCSE, RSA CSE, Security+) is an IT consultant focusing on virtualization architecture. He has worked as Citrix Consultant for Citrix Gold and Platinum Partners. He has focused on supporting Microsoft architecture and security, including PKI and firewalls. He has also worked as a Microsoft and Citrix trainer. Gareth holds an honors degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Natal-Durban.