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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Implementing profile architecture

When you've decided to implement a VDI architecture for your company, you've got to take care about the location where you will be storing all the user's data, such as documents, projects, and mailbox file data, for example.

So, an important step is deciding what kind of profile architecture you will be implementing for your organization. With XenDesktop 5.6, you have the capability to choose among three kinds of profiles – standard local profiles, Microsoft roaming profiles, and the Citrix solution known as personal vDisk, a new feature implemented in this latest release.

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An alternative to Microsoft roaming profiles is using Citrix User Profile Management, discussed in the Installing Citrix Profile Management ...

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