Category - XenDesktop

How to install and configure Citrix XenDesktop 7.12 with Windows Server 2016 hosts running on Microsoft Azure

It’s almost a year ago, that I wrote an installation guide / step-by-step guide about Citrix XenDesktop. XenDesktop releases arrived at a rapid pace in the past year. At this moment, the current release is version 7.12 which was released in December 2016. So, it’s time for an up-to-data step-by-step blog about the latest XenDesktop release. This time I want to do something different, till now I...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenDesktop 7.8 and publishing a Windows 10 PVS Desktop

Citrix recently released Citrix XenDesktop 7.8. The releases follow each other rapidly lately and there are quite a few improvements and new features in the latest releases like, session recording, Linux Virtual Desktop support, Framehawk Virtual Channel, AppDisk, Windows 10 support (since version 7.7) and Zones. My last “step-by-step” blog about Citrix XenDesktop was about version 7.1 so it is...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix ShareFile clients in a XenApp / XenDesktop environment and limit access with RES Workspace Manager

In a previous post I described how to install and configure the ShareFile Windows Sync client and the ShareFile Outlook Plugin. In a few previous projects I needed to implement these clients into a Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop environment where they also use RES Workspace Manager for user personalization. Another challenge was that not every user within the XenApp / XenDesktop environments would...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 and publishing Desktops and Applications

In October 2013 Citrix released XenDesktop 7.1. With the introduction of Citrix XenDesktop 7 the XenApp functionality is now fully integrated into XenDesktop enabling it to be used for the provision of both Desktops and Applications. With the XenDesktop 7.1 update Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are now official supported. In this step-by-step blog I will install Citrix XenDesktop 7.1...

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Installing and Configuring Citrix XenDesktop 5.6

In this step-by-step guide I will install and configuring Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 (FP1) on a Windows Server 2008 R2 using a Microsoft SQL 2012 database installed on a separate server. After installing XenDesktop I will add a Citrix XenServer host, register the XenDesktop Controller in Active Directory, install the XenDesktop Virtual Desktop Agent on a Windows 7 master VDI and I’ll show you...

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About Robin Hobo

Robin Hobo

I work as a Senior Solution Architect with focus on the Modern Workspace. I am specialized in Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), Windows 365 and Microsoft EM+S (including Microsoft Endpoint Manager - Microsoft Intune).

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