Load balancing the Desktop Delivery Controller

With the release of XenDesktop 7 and the combining of XenApp/XenDesktop architecture, the Desktop Delivery Controller has become a more crucial part to load balance. Yet again, there is a custom monitor that needs to be created called CITRIX-XD-DDC. In the Special Parameters pane, enter an AD user, which can be used to validate credentials. This is shown in the following screenshot:

Load balancing the Desktop Delivery Controller

Now, add the servers, bind them to the service, and then create a load-balanced vServer, as we have done for other load-balanced services.

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