Tag Archives: Windows Server 2003

Fixing a Broken Delivery Services Console on Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003

June 15, 2011

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The most frequently asked question from people who read my Learning the Basics of … series for XenApp 5 on Server 2003 is “why is the Delivery Services Console broken?”  I get this question so often; I updated Part 4 and Part 5 of the series but have also decided to put out a separate […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.6 Part 5 of 12

July 10, 2010

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Install XenApp 5 In Part 4, 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 this chapter, you will learn how to install XenApp 5 for Server 2003 Feature Pack 2 – Platinum Edition, your Citrix product license and […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.6 Part 4 of 12

July 10, 2010

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Install Prerequisites and Windows Updates In Part 3, you created your Virtual Machine (VM) and installed Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x86.  In this Part, you will install the Windows Server 2003 prerequisites for XenApp 5, the License Server and Web Interface and most Windows security updates. When you completed Part 3, you were at the Windows desktop (Figure 4-1). […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.6 Part 3 of 12

July 10, 2010

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Install Server 2003 R2 In Part 2, you successfully: Installed XenServer, Installed XenCenter, Added your XenServer host to XenCenter, Activated XenServer, and then Performed additional optional configuration steps. In this Part, you will learn to create a Virtual Machine (VM) optimized for XenApp and install Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x86. To simplify this learning […]

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Learning the Basics of Citrix XenApp 5 Feature Pack 3 for Windows Server 2003 and XenServer 5.6 Part 1 of 12

July 10, 2010

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Getting Started and Downloading Software 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 book will lead you […]

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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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Creating a Server Management Group Policy on Windows Server 2003

June 19, 2009

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Creating a server management group policy is a critical task that needs to be completed before allowing users access to any Terminal Server or XenApp Server.  By default, any user who can login to the server can do many dangerous things.  For example, the user can: Shutdown the server Reboot the server Use Internet Explore […]

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How To Hide Additional Drive Letters On A Server

June 16, 2009

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When Creating a Server Management Group Policy on Windows Server 2003, there are two options that can be set to either Hide or Prevent users from working with the server’s drives: Hide these specified drives in My Computer Prevent access to drives from My Computer When these options are enabled, there is a drop down […]

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