xenapp 5 on server 2003

XenApp 5

XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003 supports both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Windows server in the same farm.

XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003, 32-bit Edition

XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003 is supported on the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2003 (Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter editions) with Service Pack 1 or 2
  • Windows Server 2003 R2

Requirements:

  • Disk space:
    • 400MB for XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
    • 50MB for the Presentation Server Console
    • 25MB for the Access Management Console
  • Terminal Services, running in application mode

Autorun installs the following software, if it is not already installed (you can also install it manually from the Support folder on the installation media):

  • Java Runtime Environment, Version 1.5.0_09
  • .NET Framework Version 2.0

Citrix does not recommend installing XenApp on a domain controller.

XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003, 64-bit Edition

XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2003, 64 bit edition, has the same requirements as the 32-bit edition, with the following exceptions:

  • Minimum CPU: 64-bit architecture-based computer with Intel Pentium or Xeon family with Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology, or AMD Opteron family, AMD Athlon 64 family, or compatible processor
  • Minimum RAM: 512MB
  • Multiprocessor support: up to eight
  • Minimum disk space: 4GB

Access Management Console

By default, the Access Management Console is installed on the same computer where you install XenApp. However, you can install and run it on a separate computer.

The Access Management Console is supported on the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003 (Standard, Datacenter, and Enterprise editions)
    • Windows Server 2003, 32-bit edition, with Service Pack 2
    • Windows Server 2003, 64-bit edition
    • Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-bit edition
  • Windows XP Professional
    • Windows XP Professional, 32-bit edition, with Service Pack 3
    • Windows XP Professional, 64-bit edition, with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions), 32-bit and 64-bit editions, with Service Pack 1

Requirements:

  • If you want to run reports from the summary database on farms using Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle as data stores: Microsoft Data Access Component (MDAC) Version 2.6
  • Disk space: 25MB
  • Microsoft Management Console (MMC) – For Windows Vista: MMC 3.0; for all other supported Windows operating systems: MMC 2.0 or 3.0

Autorun installs the following software, if it is not already installed (you can also install it manually from the Support folder on the installation media):

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) 3.1

Presentation Server Console

By default, the Presentation Server Console is installed on the same computer where you install XenApp. However, you can install and run it on a separate computer.

The Presentation Server Console is supported on the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4
  • Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 4
  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions) with Service Pack 1

50MB of disk space is required

Autorun installs Java Runtime Environment Version 1.5.0_09, if it is not already installed (you can also install it manually from the Support folder on the installation media).

Data Store Databases

The following databases are supported for the XenApp 5.0 data store:

  • Microsoft Access
  • SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • IBM DB2

For information about supported versions, see CTX114501.

Citrix XenApp Plug-in for Hosted Apps for Windows

The Citrix XenApp Plug-in for Hosted Apps for Windows is supported on the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions), 32-bit and 64-bit editions
  • Windows XP Professional, 32-bit and 64-bit editions
  • Windows XP Embedded
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit editions
  • Windows Server 2003, 32-bit and 64-bit editions
  • Windows 2000

The following browsers are supported (minimum versions):

  • Internet Explorer Version 5.0
  • Mozilla Firefox Version 1.0

Requirements:

  • VGA or SVGA video adapter with color monitor
  • Windows-compatible sound card for sound support (optional)
  • For network connections to the server farm, a network interface card (NIC) and the appropriate network transport software

The following table lists the supported connection methods and network transports:

Protocol Citrix XenApp Citrix XenApp Web Plug-in Program Neighborhood
TCP/IP+HTTP X X X
SSL/TLS+HTTPS X X X
TCP/IP X X

For more information, see the XenApp Plug-in for Hosted Apps Administrator’s Guide.

For information about clients for other operating systems, go to http://support.citrix.com.

Application Streaming

The Citrix XenApp Plug-in for Streamed Apps and the Streaming Profiler are supported on the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows XP Professional
    • Windows XP Professional, 32-bit edition, with Service Pack 3
    • Windows XP Professional, 64-bit edition, with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003
    • Windows Server 2003 (Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter editions), 32-bit and 64-bit editions, with Service Pack 1 or 2
    • Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-bit and 64-bit editions
  • Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions), 32-bit and 64-bit editions, with Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit and 64-bit editions

The profiler workstation and client computers must meet the following requirements:

  • Microsoft XML 2.0 installed (use Windows Update to ensure you installed all recent Internet Explorer updates).
  • Standard PC architecture, 80386 processor or greater as required for the operating system.
  • Administrator rights for the person installing.
  • To profile and stream Microsoft Office applications to Windows Server 2003 operating systems, install the Windows Data Execution Prevention (DEP) hotfix on the server and profiling workstation. For information, go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931534.

The profiler workstation must provide a run-time environment that is as close to your client computer environment as possible:

  • If applications are published as Streamed to Client, the profiler workstation should be a similar platform
  • The profiler workstation should also include standard programs that are part of the company image, such as an antivirus program

The client computers must meet the following requirements:

  • A network connection to the server farm, such as a network interface card (NIC) and the appropriate browser: Internet Explorer Version 6.0 or 7.0, Netscape Version 7.1, or Firefox Version 1.0
  • .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, or 3.5 installed to stream Microsoft Office 2007 programs or to stream profiles enabled for inter-isolation communication
  • Manually uninstall any previous version of the Streaming Client and Program Neighborhood Agent on client devices, and install the version included in this release:
    • If applications are Streamed to Client, client computers need both the Citrix XenApp Plug-in for Streamed Apps and XenApp Plug-in for Hosted Apps installed
    • If applications are Accessed from a server, client computers need the XenApp Plug-in for Hosted Apps installed, but not the Citrix XenApp Plug-in for Streamed Apps

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