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Citrix XenApp® 7.5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions by Andy Paul

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Configuring your file services

File services are a commonly overlooked component of a XenApp environment design. In this section, we will take a look at some considerations for file services.

The role of file services in the environment

Depending on your specific environment, you may be able to use existing shared file services. Other environments may leverage dedicated file services. The following elements generally require a Windows-type file share:

  • The Citrix Profile Store
  • Microsoft folder redirection
  • The Provisioning Services shared vDisk store
  • ISO / Installation Media Repository

These file shares may be hosted on a standalone Windows server, a Windows file cluster, a distributed filesystem that uses Microsoft DFS-R, or even on a Network-attached ...

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