AD Discovery in XenDesktop 5.6

XenDesktop Active Directory Configuration Wizard is not available in XenDesktop 5.x. Background If you decide to use Active Directory-based controller discovery in your environment, in the previous versions of XenDesktop, you could use Active Directory (AD) Configuration Wizard to create and configure the AD Organizational Unit (OU) for the farm but in XenDesktop 5.x, you […]

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Delegating Administration in XenDesktop 5.6

Citrix administrators are not set up automatically during XenDesktop installation. After installation, only local administrators on the server running the Controller have full administrative privileges, with authority to manage and administer all areas of the XenDesktop site. Only an administrator with full rights can create additional full or delegated administrators. Note: Local administrators on the […]

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Blade server/pc and Rack server Differences

Blade PC/Server: Series of servers added to a chasis and inserted it in a rack in datacenter. Here in the front view, the green rectangles are single servers. In a single case we can add multiple servers. Small green rectangles are half blade servers(where processor and ram are less) and full rectangles(processor and ram are bit […]

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Desktop Groups

Desktop groups are sets of virtual machines allocated to users and user groups. Full and assignment administrators can create desktop groups from the catalogs previously generated using the Create Catalog wizard. Desktop groups are listed in Desktop Studio under the Assignments node. In addition to the total number of machines in each group, the number […]

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WinRM for XenDesktop

Windows Remote Management (WinRM) is the Microsoft implementation of WS-Management Protocol(a protocol developed by a group of hardware and software manufacturers as a public standard for remotely exchanging management data with any computer device that implements the protocol.), a standard Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)-based, firewall-friendly protocol that allows hardware and operating systems, from different […]

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