Citrix, Inc. disclaims all warranties regarding the contents of this document, Citrix Systems, Inc., the Citrix logo, Citrix XenServer and Citrix XenCenter, are. XenApp session and application virtualization technologies. The PDF-based Citrix XenApp Tutorial walks you through the entire process of. If you're wondering how Citrix works, then look no further. This article dissects Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop and puts their components under the microscope.
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Citrix is one of a few companies, among others such as VMware and Parallels, that offers comprehensive virtualization solutions to companies. Citrix products are built around virtualization technologies. Citrix software basically deploys applications and resources on a central server and publishes them to remote devices. Using the virtualization technology, Windows applications can be published to non-Window devices. Moreover, resources can be accessed from anywhere, anytime and from any device. Before choosing Citrix, it is important to know how Citrix works.
It combines all the functionalities of XenApp, XenDesktop, NetScaler, and Gateway tools to deliver a comprehensive virtualization solution. It is easy to deploy and use; using a simple wizard, you can install it and get it up and running in five minutes. Features such as load balancing come auto-configured and provide high availability of resources.
Once it is set up, publishing applications and desktops is effortless, and the published resources are available on any device, anytime and from anywhere. Also, Parallels Remote Application Server is less resource-hungry, which eliminates the need for extra hardware. Scalability tools are included in the price as well. The migration tool extracts settings from Citrix XenApp 6.
Read More. How does Citrix work? Well, it's complicated. Parallels Remote Application Server is easier and more cost-effective.
Try Parallels RAS. Download Datasheet. Citrix software virtualizes Windows applications, desktops, and resources to publish them to remote users. Citrix Virtual Apps formerly Citrix XenApp is a virtual application delivery tool that isolates applications from the underlying OS and from other apps to improve their performance and compatibility. Citrix implementations are challenging. There are multiple components, products, editions, and costs involved in a Citrix virtualization infrastructure setup.
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It has never failed to do its job. The main driving factor was the cost of licensing, with Parallels Remote Application Server being considerably cheaper for concurrent users than Citrix.
Not only is it much cheaper than Citrix, it is more stable, and more user friendly for our Faculty, Staff and Students at our business college. The performance of Parallels RAS is fantastic and provides our business college with the tools to meet any request from our Faculty, Staff and Students. The support is also very good. Badcock Corp Download Case Study. Parallels Remote Application Server Customers. How Does Citrix Work?
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The Delivery Controller uses a few ports for communication 80 or The installation wizard offers to automatically configure the Windows Firewall to allow these ports. You can also decide to configure those manually but why would you? Figure 6: Let the installation configure the Windows firewall rules.
Figure 7: As Citrix nowadays separates the installation and initial set-up, the wizard is completed to start the installation. In the summary window the selected components, features and firewall are shown.
Also the installation directory is mentioned as the supporting components prerequisites which will be installed automatically.
Figure 8: Summary of the installation wizard including the prerequisites that will be installed. During the actually installation a nice progress overview is shown including the time remaining before the installation is finished.
Figure 9: The installation progress. After the actual installation phase the wizard will show that all components are installed and offers to start the Studio console to start the initial set-up.
Figure Installation phase finished. As the installation does not contain any configuration anymore, the installation steps are exactly the same for the second and other if more than two are installed Delivery Controller.
In the next article I will describe the initial setup and show the differences in the set-up of the first Delivery Controller and the next Delivery Controllers. After this explanation I described the installation steps of the Delivery Controller. In the upcoming article I will continue with the initial set-up of the Delivery Controllers.
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