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Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp 7.5 Architecture Deployment

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Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp 7.5 Architecture Deployment

  1. 1. Desktop Virtualization Empower every user, every business
  2. 2. • Windows desktops, apps and data as-a-service for every user • Any device, anywhere access including user self-service • High definition user experience across any network • Application migration and lifecycle management • Open, scalable and proven platform Desktop Virtualization essentials
  3. 3. Desktop Virtualization Virtual desktops and apps for every user 1011011010 SSL 1011011010 SSL 1011011010 SSL 1011011010 SSL 1011011010 SSL 101101110 11 with APPS DATA USER PROFILE OSVDI-in-a-Box
  4. 4. • Rich multimedia • Real-time collaboration • USB plug-n-play • 3D graphics apps • Fast performance • 90% less bandwidth HDX™ technology - High Definition User Experience
  5. 5. If possible, Render on the endpoint device Fallback: Server-side rendering in the datacenter Inspect Network 2 Inspect Endpoint 3 Inspect Server 1 Optimize using HDX
  6. 6. Hosted Shared Scalable Affordable VDI Personal VDI Physical 3D workloads and PC remote access Streamed Labs and schools Local XenClient for laptops FlexCast: People centric – and use case driven Windows apps and data Hosted Shared Hosted VDI Streamed VHD Local VM Apps • Secure • Best TCO • Terminal Services • Secure • Personal • VMs or Blades • Secure • Runs Locally • Provisioning Services • Secure • Mobile • Synchronization Services • Secure • Single instance App Management
  7. 7. XenDesktop XenServer vSphereHyper-V Any hypervisor Any delivery modelXenClient SharedVDIXenApp Citrix XenDesktop: Open Platform
  8. 8. Universal access to desktops, apps and data Tablets & smartphones Windows PCs & laptops Macintosh computers Thin clients Client-Based Receiver: Any device, personal or business
  9. 9. Universal access to desktops, apps and data • Simple, seamless access from any browser • Virtual apps and desktops rendered with HTML5 • Perfect for locked-down laptops and contractors who cannot install native Receivers • Web SSO Client-less Receiver: HTML5 Web-based Receiver
  10. 10. Architecture - Access from Internet & WAN Virtual desktops & applications for all users Internal Trusted NetworkInternet SSL/TLS (Port 443) ICA protocol (Port 1494 or 2598), XML (Port 80 OR 443) HTTP (Port 80) OR HTTPS (Port 443) WAN Active Directory XenDesktop Infrastructure Servers :- • 2 * Storefront • 1 * License Server • 1 * SQL DataStore XenDesktop Controller NAS storage – user’s data/profiles Intranet SSL/TLS (Port 443) NetScaler Access Gateway/SSL-VPN HA Pair NetScaler Access Gateway/SSL-VPN HA Pair
  11. 11. What’s new XenDesktop/XenApp 7.5  Built on FlexCast Management Architecture  A single management console (Citrix Studio)  Remote power control for physical PCs (Wake On LAN)  vGPU  Profile management Improved  Director: EdgeSight performance management, EdgeSight network analysis  Machine Catalog Desktops and Applications: Desktops and Applications  Webcam video compression  HDX enhancements:  Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 support —HDX 3D Pro  Multicast support  Webcam video compression  Real-time multimedia transcoding  Server-rendered Rich Graphics and Video  Improved Flash Redirection  Universal Print Server
  12. 12. “Citrix is the Hosted virtual desktop market leader” “Citrix is the only leader in IDC Marketscape report”
  13. 13. Citrix VDI Sizing Guide
  14. 14. Citrix VDI Components
  15. 15. Citrix VDI Architecture StoreFront Citrix Director Delivery ControllerDatabase Studio License Server  Delivery Controller: communicate with the hypervisor to distribute applications and desktops, authenticate and manage user access, and broker connections between users and their virtual desktops and applications  Studio: management console configure and manage your deployment  Storefront: authenticates users to sites hosting resources  Director: Director is a web-based tool that enables IT support and help desk teams to monitor an environment, troubleshoot issues  License Server: License server manages your product licenses  Database Server: database of delivery controller Active Directory StoreFront Citrix Director Studio License Server  Delivery Controller: communicate with the hypervisor to distribute applications and desktops, authenticate and manage user access, and broker connections between users and their virtual desktops and applications  Studio: management console configure and manage your deployment  Storefront: authenticates users to sites hosting resources  Director: Director is a web-based tool that enables IT support and help desk teams to monitor an environment, troubleshoot issues  License Server: License server manages your product licenses  Database Server: database of delivery controller Delivery Controller Delivery Controller HA Delivery Controller Database Database HA Database Server Active Directory
  16. 16. Overview Diagram Single- Site Multi-Site
  17. 17. Existing Virtualization System Active Directory Infrastructure Farm DNS Server DHCP Server XenServer/ESXi Virtualization Farm XenServer/ESXi XenServer/ESXiXenServer/ESXiXenServer/ESXi XenServer/ESXi SQL DB Production Farm Exchange Oracle
  18. 18. VDI System Active Directory Infrastructure Farm DNS Server DHCP Server VDI Farm StoreFront Citrix Director Delivery Controller Database Studio License Server Provide Desktop/Application Farm Application ServerProvisioning Server (Master Image) File Server XenServer/ESXi Virtualization Farm XenServer/ESXi XenServer/ESXiXenServer/ESXiXenServer/ESXi XenServer/ESXi SQL DB Production Farm Exchange Oracle  Provisoning Server: contain Master Image (PVS/MCS)  Application Server: contain App (Word,Excel…)  File Server: centralize data user  Printer Server: performs print for user
  19. 19. Diagram System SQL DB Production Farm Exchange Oracle VDI VM/App Physical PC App Server OS Desktop OS Database Database HA/Mirroring Database Server Mirroring Citrix Director Studio Monitoring/Configuring License Server Infrastructure Farm DHCP ServerActive Directory DNS Server Delivery Controller Delivery Controller HA Delivery Controller Provide Desktop/Application Farm Application Server Provisioning Server (Master Image) File Server App1 App2 MI01 MI02 Printers Server Provide Catalog and Authenticate StoreFront StoreFront NetScaler Gateway F I R E W A L L User Profile
  20. 20. Create Master Image, VDA, Machine Catalog, Delivery Group
  21. 21. Create Master Image with PSV  Create VM for Master Image: disable services, time boot, pagefile, customization settings  Run autorun.exe: Citrix Provisioning Services, select the Target Device Installation  Reboot VM  On Demand Apps  VDI: Streamed, VDI: Streamed with pVD  Hosted Shared, Streamed VHD
  22. 22. Create User Profile Roaming Profile Citrix Profile Management Personal vDisk
  23. 23. Install VDA for Master Image VDA Citrix Receiver
  24. 24. Printer Server
  25. 25. Configure USB Devices
  26. 26. Create XenApp
  27. 27. Hosted Application
  28. 28. Microsoft App-V
  29. 29. Work better. Live better.

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