Archive | February, 2010

Upgrading a Citrix XenServer 5.5 Resource Pool with XenServer 5.5 Update 2

February 18, 2010

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In this article, you will learn how to upgrade a XenServer 5.5 resource pool with Update 2 for XenServer 5.5.  Update 2 for XenServer 5.5 provides support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 guests.  Update 2 also provides numerous bug fixes, along with an updated version of XenCenter. Two methods exist that can […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 10 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 9 of this 10-part series, you learned to allow external access to the published applications using the AltAddr method.  In the final part of this series, you will learn how to: Generate an SSL certificate request Purchase an SSL Certificate from GoDaddy Complete the certificate request Test the certificate Install and configure Citrix Secure […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 9 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 8 of this 10-part series, you created a test user account, learned to publish applications, tested access to the published applications from the Web Interface site and learned to perform basic XenApp server administrative tasks. In Part 9 you will learn to allow external access to the published applications using the AltAddr method. There are several […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 8 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 7 of this 10-part series, you learned how to create a Web Interface site and do basic configuration of that site to allow users access.  In Part 8, you will create a test user account, learn to publish applications, test access to the published applications from the Web Interface site and learn basic […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 7 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 6 of this series, you successfully updated the License Server to version 11.6.1 (if necessary), installed Java Runtime Environment 6 Update 17, installed the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package and installed Hotfix Rollup Pack 5 for XenApp 5 for Server 2003. In Part 7, you will learn to create a Web […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 6 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 5 of this 10-part series, you installed XenApp 5 for Server 2003 – Platinum Edition.  In Part 6, you will upgrade the License Server to 11.6.1, update the Java Runtime Environment, backup the data store, install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package and install Hotfix Rollup Pack 5. Note:  Even though you could have […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 5 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 4 of this 10-part series, you learned how to install the Windows Server 2003 prerequisites for XenApp 5, the License Server and Web Interface and all Windows security updates.  In Part 5 of this article, you will learn how to install XenApp 5 for Server 2003 Feature Pack 2 – Platinum Edition and […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 4 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 3 of this 10-part series, you created your Virtual Machine (VM) and installed Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x86.  In Part 4 of this series, you will install the Windows Server 2003 prerequisites for XenApp 5, the License Server and Web Interface and all Windows security updates. When you completed Part 3, you were at the Windows desktop […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 3 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 2 of this 10-part series, you successfully installed XenServer, XenCenter, added your XenServer host to XenCenter, activated XenServer and performed additional optional configuration steps.  In Part 3, you will learn to create a Virtual Machine (VM) optimized for XenApp and install Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x86. To simplify this learning process, you […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 2 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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In Part 1 of this 10-part series, you learned how to create a MyCitrix.com account, download a copy of XenServer 5.5 Enterprise, download an evaluation copy of XenApp 5 Feature Pack 2 and download a new license file for XenApp 5.  In Part 2 of this series, you will learn how to install XenServer 5.5, […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.5 (Part 1 of 10)

February 18, 2010

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Learning the basics of Citrix XenApp 5 is a fairly easy process.  However, understanding all the installation options, configuration settings, management consoles and administrative processes for all the various Citrix software and hardware components that can go into a Citrix farm can be a daunting task.  This series of articles will lead you from the very […]

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