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Citrix XenDesktop Implementation by Gareth R. James

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Chapter 2 Installation of the Broker – Desktop Delivery Controller

How the Desktop Delivery Controller Works

The Desktop Delivery Controller (DDC) is the core technology used to couple the XenDesktop components together. The DDC is effectively the traffic controller, directing the user to their assigned desktop based on their user credentials (see Figure 2.1).

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Figure 2.1 The Desktop Delivery Controller.

The XenDesktop technology has drawn from the Citrix XenApp technologies. In the context of XenApp, the users are mapped ...

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