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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Chapter 5 XenDesktop lab

In this laboratory, we will configure the Merchandising Server virtual appliance to deploy two kinds of plugins to all the Windows 7 machines created in our infrastructure. From a network perspective, we will perform the WAN optimization test by installing two Branch Repeater virtual appliances, which will work in the inline mode. After completing these steps, we will collect logs and data about the Controller machine. Perform the following steps to do so:

  1. Connect to the Domain Controller server (vmctxdc01 – 192.168.1.50) and create two users, as follows:
    1. Create a user named citrix_bind and assign to it the administrative permissions to give access to the Active Directory service.
    2. Create a user named merch_admin; this user ...

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