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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Using Citrix Desktop Director

In the presence of huge VDI architectures, it could be hard to find standard and advanced information about the generated desktop instances, the configured users, and the relations that may occur between these two objects. The Citrix Desktop Director is a useful web console that helps system administrators to easily find information about the status and the operation of the desktop infrastructure.

Getting ready

To use the Desktop Director, you need an already installed and configured Citrix XenDesktop architecture; because of its necessity to interface with your Active Directory domain, you need to configure and use a username that is able to read your AD structure.

In order to view the generated graphs under the Director ...

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