What is Citrix architecture?
The Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops architecture is divided up into layers. This framework provides a foundation to understand the technical architecture for the most common virtual desktop/application deployment scenarios. All layers flow together to create a complete, end-to-end solution for an organization.
What is the latest version of Citrix XenDesktop?
7.18 is the last version of XenApp and XenDesktop.
How many layers are there in Citrix architecture?
The FMA architecture is buildup of five layers: User Layer. Access Layer.
Which is the Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop component?
The Delivery Controller is the central management component of a XenApp or XenDesktop Site. Each Site has one or more Delivery Controllers. It is installed on at least one server in the data center.
How do you implement Citrix XenDesktop?
Use the following sequence to deploy XenApp or XenDesktop.
- Install core components.
- Create a Site.
- Install one or more Virtual Delivery Agents (VDAs)
- Install other optional components.
- Create a machine catalog.
- Create a Delivery Group.
- Create an Application Group (optional)
How old is XenDesktop?
Pratt founded a company called XenSource in 2004, which made a commercial version of the Xen hypervisor. In 2007, Citrix acquired XenSource, releasing XenDesktop version 2.0 in 2008.
What are the Citrix layers?
Citrix App Layering is a Windows Operating System and application management solution designed for on premise private clouds and public clouds. Citrix App Layering’s under- lying technology, called layering, enables all components of a virtual machine to be inde- pendently assigned, patched, and updated.
What is the design guide for Citrix XenDesktop?
This guide has been created through architectural design best practices obtained from Citrix Consulting Services and through lab testing, and is intended to provide guidance for solution evaluation. XenDesktop 7.1 on commodity hardware Design Guide XenDesktop 7.1 on commodity hardware Design uide3 citrix.com
What is XenDesktop and XenMobile reference architecture?
XenDesktop and XenMobile Reference Architecture This document is intended for IT architects who want to deliver secure business mobility for their organizations. It describes how to use XenDesktop 7.1 together with XenMobile 8.6 to provide users with seamless access to hosted desktops and applications using any device.
How is the number of supported users determined in XenDesktop?
The number of supported users was determined by the mix of HSD (hosted shared desktops) and HVD (hosted virtual desktops – VDI): a mix of 80/20 HSD/HVD was used. A cluster of two servers was created in the first module to support the XenDesktop infrastructure VMs (XD Broker, SQL, license server, Provisioning Services, etc.).
What is a XenDesktop cluster of two servers?
A cluster of two servers was created in the first module to support the XenDesktop infrastructure VMs (XD Broker, SQL, license server, Provisioning Services, etc.). The infrastructure configuration will support two or three additional modules. However, additional SCVMM and Provisioning Services VMs may be required depending on the HSD/HVD ratio.