Looking to migrate to XenApp 6 soon? What about keeping your old FARM settings?


Have you heard of the XenApp 6 Migration Tool?

http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx125471
You can use the the cmdlets to move XenApp settings from a legacy XenApp 5 server farm and move them to a new XenApp 6 farm.
 Below are the requirements, and available cmdlets you can use for migrating:
Requirements and Install:
http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/index.jsp?topic=/xenapp-w2k8-migrating/ps-migrate-xa6-requirements-install.html

  • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • MSI 3.0
  • PowerShell 2.0

How To Use:

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/index.jsp?topic=/xenapp-w2k8-migrating/ps-migrate-xa6-using-cmdlets.html 

CMDLETS:

(For complete PowerShell syntax, type Get-Help cmdlet)

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/index.jsp?topic=/xenapp-w2k8-migrating/ps-migrate-xa6-cmdlet-ref.html

 
Cmdlet

Description

Add-XAServerMapping
Adds a server mapping.
Add-XASettingOverride
Specifies a value for an object property.
Get-XALegacySettingName
Outputs the settings you can use with the Add-XASettingOverride cmdlet.
Get-XAMigrationObjectCount
Outputs a count of objects in the legacy and new farms.
Get-XAMigrationOption
Outputs the list of migration options.
Get-XAServerMapping
Outputs the list of server mappings.
Get-XASettingOverride
Outputs the list of object property value overrides.
Remove-XAServerMapping
Removes a server mapping.
Remove-XASettingOverride
Removes an object property value override.
Set-XAMigrationOption
Sets migration options.
Start-XAMigration
Starts the migration.
 

ADVANCED CDMLETS:

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/index.jsp?topic=/xenapp-w2k8-migrating/ps-migrate-xa6-advanced.html

-        Get-XALegacyAdministrator
-        Get-XALegacyApplication
-        Get-XALegacyFarmConfiguration
-        Get-XALegacyFolder
-        Get-XALegacyHmrTest
-        Get-XALegacyLoadEvaluator
-        Get-XALegacyPolicy
-        Get-XALegacyPolicyConfiguration
-        Get-XALegacyPolicyFilter
-        Get-XALegacyServer
-        Get-XALegacyServerConfiguration
-        Get-XALegacySessionPrinter
-        Convert-XALegacyObject
-        New-XALegacyConnection
-        Remove-XALegacyConnection


Let us know your feedback about the tool.

Thanks,
Steve Weizman

Web Content Strategist – Knowledge Center

http://support.citrix.com