XA 6.0 to XA 6.5 Migration

The main sad thing in migrating older xenapp versions to xenapp 6.5 is, mixed farms are not supported in xenapp 6.0, 6.5 and there is no direct upgrade from older versions to 6.5. If you have presentation server 4.5 and you want to migrate to xenapp 6.5, we first need to upgrade to xenapp 5, […]

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XA 5 to XA 6 Migration error

While migrating from xenapp 5 to xenapp6 using powershell cmdlet, you might get the below error: Exception calling “Open” with “1” argument(s): “Unable to connect to server: ‘Remote COM+ access is not enabled on the server. Goto the source server(xenapp5 server) and in application server role, install com+ network access role and try again. It will […]

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Objects You Can Migrate

You can migrate the following XenApp object types. Object Type Description Application All applications are enumerated; however, for the corresponding worker group to be associated with the application, the application must be published to one of the servers specified in the server mapping file. Only users that can be resolved on the server in the […]

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Difference between upgrade & migration

Upgrade: Installing a new version of a feature or realise item over an existing version. Migration: A clean, new installation of that feature or realise item. What’s that men ? Migration is time consuming because of: (short version) – We have to create new Citrix farm – We have to install new servers – We […]

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XA5 to XA 6 migration

Inorder to migrate all your settings, applications, policies etc from xenapp 5 to xenapp 6, we need to install xenapp migration tool from mycitrix.com first. Once downloaded and installed, perform the below steps to migrate all your settings, applications, policies etc. 1. On a XenApp 6 server, install the XenApp 6 Migration Tool (Citrix.XenApp.Migration.Install_x64.msi), including […]

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