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

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Managing the hosts

You can use Studio to create hosts, add storage to hosts, rename hosts, update connection details, rename connections, configure high availability, configure throttling, enable/disable maintenance mode, view details of VMs, manage VMs, delete hosts, and delete connections.

Tip

You need full administrator rights to carry out the tasks mentioned in the preceding section.

To create a new host, use the following steps:

  1. Launch Studio.
  2. Navigate to Configuration | Hosting.
  3. Select Add Connection and Resources to a new host.
  4. Specify the type, address, and credentials. It is recommended to use HTTPS to secure communication between XenDesktop and XenServer. You can also enable high availability if using XenServer.

    Tip

    Select None for the host type ...

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