Citrix has been in the “Apps and Desktops as a Service” business for over 20 years and in this blog I want to share my personal and general guidelines for deploying “Apps and Desktops as a Service” using Citrix XenApp 6.5:

Overview

Step 1 – Install and configure the Citrix license server

Step 2 – Install and configure Citrix XenApp

Step 3 – Install and configure Citrix Web Interface

Step 4 – Install Citrix Receiver on an end-point device and test connectivity to the Citrix Web Interface site URL

Details

Step 1 – Install and configure the Citrix license server

  1. Citrix License Server Installation
  2. Citrix License Server Configuration

Step 2 – Install and configure Citrix XenApp

  1. Prepare your Citrix XenApp environment
  2. Install Citrix XenApp
  3. License Citrix XenApp
  4. Configure Citrix XenApp farm
  5. Publish a resource on Citrix XenApp server

Step 3 – Install and configure Citrix Web Interface

  1. How Citrix Web Interface works
  2. Install Citrix Web Interface
  3. Choose a Citrix Web Interface site type to configure
  4. Create a Citrix Web Interface site
  5. Configure Citrix Web Interface site settings

Step 4 – Install Citrix Receiver on an end-point device and test connectivity to the Citrix Web Interface URL

  1. Enter Citrix Web Interface site URL in Internet browser on end-point-device
  2. Download and install required client software when prompted
  3. Authenticate to Citrix Web Interface site
  4. Launch displayed published application