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Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5 by Guillermo Musumeci

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Using Worker Groups to assign policies

Worker Groups allow us to group related XenApp servers together and simplify the management of XenApp farms. We can group XenApp servers based on server role, application installed, or location.

Assigning policies to Worker Groups can reduce the time to deploy and publish new applications on XenApp servers.

This is a feature introduced on XenApp 6.0. In previous versions, we can organize and group servers into two containers: zones and server folders. These containers still exist in XenApp 6.5, but Worker Groups provide extra features:

  • We can create a Worker Group with one or several servers. Also, one server may belong to multiple worker groups. For example, we can create a worker group for all servers hosting ...

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