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Citrix® XenDesktop® 7 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Configuring XenDesktop® to interact with Microsoft Hyper-V

In the last few years, collaboration between Citrix and Microsoft has grown so much that they now share application virtualization and a deployment market. Respecting this partnership, it's possible to deploy virtual desktops for Citrix with Hyper-V, the Microsoft hypervisor.

Getting ready

To be able to use virtual machines with Windows Server 2012, first of all we need to install and configure the hypervisor server role. After this, in order to allow Desktop Controller to interact with the Hyper-V server, it's necessary to install the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager release 2012 SP1 (SCVMM 2012 SP1).

How to do it...

In this section we will configure the Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 ...

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