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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Chapter 6. Creating and Configuring a Desktop Environment

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Creating and configuring the machine catalog
  • Modifying an existing machine catalog
  • Using Citrix Desktop Director
  • Configuring printers
  • Configuring USB devices

Introduction

In the first five chapters of this book, we have installed and configured all the main architectural components used to implement the XenDesktop suite and different useful technologies.

Now it's time to proceed with the creation of the virtual desktop instances; the linked clone of the virtual image template will be released to and used by the end users. In this chapter we'll learn how to perform this task, and how to maintain and modify the desktop collections.

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