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

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Step 4 – creating the virtual desktop and application delivery master images

In this task, you will install a master image of the virtual machine that will be delivered as a desktop to Windows 8 users. You will also create a master image for the application server. At the end of this task, you should have two master images as listed in the following table:

Master images

No.

Master image

Use case

1

Windows 8 master

Delivering Windows 8 desktops

2

Windows Server 2012 master

Delivering applications

Tip

Make sure that these machines are configured to use DHCP from the domain controller and join them to the domain using a domain administrator account.

In this example, we have used Windows 8 and Windows 7 for desktop master images, but this can ...

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