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Citrix XenApp Performance Essentials by Luca Dentella

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Worker groups

Worker groups are a collection of XenApp servers.

A worker group can contain any number of servers from the same farm it belongs to. It can also be empty. A server can belong to different worker groups.

With worker groups you can:

  • Publish an application to a group of servers and decide how to balance incoming requests among them
  • Filter Citrix policies so their settings are applied only to specific servers
  • Assign the same load evaluator to a group of servers

Creating a worker group

To create a worker group, right-click on the Worker Groups node in Citrix AppCenter, and select Create worker group.

You need to give a name to the new worker group, an optional description, and select the source of the servers:

  • Active Directory Containers
  • Active ...

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