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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Installing and configuring Web Interface

Users can access their personal desktops in a set of different ways, which we'll cover throughout this book. All of them converge to a web portal called Web Interface. This is a special website able to balance requests (in case of clustered configuration), which also offers different ways to perform login.

Included with XenDesktop 5.6 is Web Interface 5.4; this portal presents users with resources mapped to them, such as applications (linked to XenApp or XenDesktop) and personal desktops (linked to XenDesktop). It's made up of two components: a website that is used to perform logon operations through a supported web browser, and a service site that is used by the Citrix online plugin to link to a XenDesktop/XenApp ...

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