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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Configuring XenDesktop to interact with Citrix XenServer

The first and most common configuration for a XenDesktop site is interfacing it with the Citrix hypervisor, XenServer. Related to XenDesktop 5.6 is the XenServer 6.0.201 release.

Getting ready

The preliminary work required to perform all the operations in this recipe is to install one or more XenServer hosts. To accomplish this task, you need to download the XenServer ISO image file from http://www.citrix.com/downloads.html. XenServer is a bare-metal hypervisor (a kind of virtualizator) that directly manages the hardware; for this reason, you have to install it as a normal operating system (you need no other operating system installed on the server).

How to do it...

In this recipe, we will perform ...

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