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Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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Testing the certificates

Now that the certificates are installed correctly, you should test them. To use a self-signed certificate, you will need to add the domain name to the hosts file on the client device unless the public DNS system is already directing to the correct IP address.

To test the certificates, perform the following steps:

  1. Log in to the client device, for example, Windows. Run Notepad.exe with administrator privileges. Open the hosts file in c:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Testing the certificates
  2. Add an entry for your Site. In our case, it will be ng.xenpipe.com, as shown in the following screenshot. It must match the ...

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