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Citrix® XenDesktop® 7 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Chapter 6. Creating and Configuring a Desktop Environment

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Creating and configuring the Machine Catalog
  • Modifying an existing Machine Catalog
  • Using the new Citrix® Director platform
  • 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 to use different useful technologies.

Now it's time to proceed with the creation of the Virtual Desktop instances. The copies of the virtual image template will be released to and used by end users. In this chapter, we'll learn how to perform this task, maintain and modify the desktop collections—both server and ...

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