How to install Citrix XenApp/ XenDesktop 7.8 on Windows Server 2012 R2

How to install Citrix XenApp/ XenDesktop 7.8 on Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to install Citrix XenApp/ XenDesktop 7.8 on Windows Server 2012 R2. Citrix recently released Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.8. Citrix XenDesktop 7.8 can be used to deliver Virtual Desktop and applications from the single console.

Before we start with the steps to install Citrix XenDesktop 7.8, let’s make a scenario to ensure we all are on same page. Create below mentioned servers:
Domain Controller: Domain Controller is required for authentication and single sign-on.
– Hypervisor: VMWare ESXi, Hyper-V or XenServer can be used host Virtual Desktops. In this practical, we’ll use VMWare ESXi.
vCenter Server: vCenter Server is required to connect and manage VMWare ESXi server.
– Delivery Controller: This server would be used to install and manage Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

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2 thoughts on “How to install Citrix XenApp/ XenDesktop 7.8 on Windows Server 2012 R2

  • July 14, 2016 at 4:55 pm
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    Once I install the product through DVD, do I need to buy a separate license so that users can use the features of XenDesktop and XenApp. If yes, where do i get the license?

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