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Citrix® XenDesktop® 7 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Chapter 2. Configuring and Deploying Virtual Machines for XenDesktop®

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Configuring the XenDesktop® site
  • Configuring XenDesktop® to interact with Citrix® XenServer
  • Configuring XenDesktop® to interact with VMWare vSphere 5.1
  • Configuring XenDesktop® to interact with Microsoft Hyper-V

Introduction

The configuration of the XenDesktop components is the first step to implementing a fully functioning infrastructure. After this, the second, and maybe the most important, step is deploying virtual desktop instances.

To accomplish this task, you need to interface Citrix servers with a hypervisor, a bare-metal operating system, which is able to create, configure, and manage virtual machines. XenDesktop is able ...

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