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Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 by Guillermo Musumeci

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Configuring Windows components

Before installing XenApp 6.5, he had two components that depend on the environment that he probably wants to configure:

  • Windows Firewall
  • IE ESC (Enhanced Security Configuration)

In previous versions of XenApp, he needed to install Remote Desktop Services (formerly known as Terminal Server) before the XenApp setup. In XenApp 6.5 (and 6.0), the setup process will install Remote Desktop Services automatically.

Configuring Windows Firewall

He had multiple options to configure Windows Firewall:

  • Configure Windows Firewall using Active Directory Group Policies (GPO).

    Open Group Policy Management Editor and expand Computer Configuration | Policies | Administrative templates | Network | Network Connections | Windows Firewall | ...

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