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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Publishing the VM-hosted apps with XenDesktop

The VM-hosted apps approach is the simplest and nearest to a standard, preinstalled desktop instance. With this technique, anyway, you will be able to reduce the impact on the infrastructural components because of the absence of the terminal server licenses required in the other application deployment solutions, such as Citrix XenApp. On the other hand, you have to consider the necessity to have more XenDesktop licenses.

Getting ready

To be able to deploy VM-hosted applications, you need to have the right number of licenses within your infrastructure; remember that for any single application, or a set of applications, you need a XenDesktop license corresponding to a deployed desktop instance.

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