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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Chapter 2 XenDesktop lab

The main task to perform in this lab is to install Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), to which to attach the hypervisor host(s) you've decided to use to perform the lab in Chapter 1, XenDesktop Installation and Configuration (Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, or VMware vSphere). Perform the following steps:

  1. First of all, you need to create a virtual machine that will assume the role of SCVMM Server. You need Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine, with these parameters:
    • Recommended virtual hardware resources, that is, two vCPUs, 4 GB of RAM, and 50 GB of hard disk
    • vmctxscv01 as the hostname
    • 192.168.1.90 as the IP address
    • Join it to the ctxlab.local domain before configuring any software role
    • You need to create ...

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