XenApp 5 Prerequisites

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Prerequisites for installing Citrix Xenapp 5.0

You will be installing the following XenApp 5 software components:

  • License Server
  • License Management Console
  • XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 (32-bit)
  • Access Management Console
  • XenApp Advanced Configuration
  • Data Store Database
  • Web Interface

Many of the required Server 2008 Roles and Features are the same for the various XenApp software components.  To summarize the Checklist document, you will need the following Roles installed:

  • Application Server (Add Required Features)
  • Terminal Services
  • Web Server (IIS)

The following Role Services need to be installed:

For Terminal Services:

  • Terminal Server
  • TS Licensing

For Application Server:

  • Application Server Foundation
  • COM+ Network Access(This is needed when you are migrating xenapp 5 to xenapp 6.X)

For Web Server (IIS)

Under Common HTTP Features

  • Static Content
  • Default Document
  • Directory Browsing
  • HTTP Errors

Under Application Development

  • .NET Extensibility
  • ISAPI Extensions
  • ISAPI Filters

Under Health and Diagnostics

  • HTTP Logging
  • Request Monitor

Under Security

  • Windows Authentication
  • Client Certificate Mapping Authentication
  • Request Filtering

Under Performance

  • Static Content Compression

Under Management Tools

  • IIS Management Console
  • IIS 6 Management Compatibility
    • IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
    • IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
    • IIS 6 Scripting Tools
    • IIS 6 Management Console

You will also need to manually install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 and Java Runtime Update 11 and SQL Express(Available in Support folder) or any of the below databases.

Data Store Databases

The following databases are supported for the data store:

  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008
  • IBM DB2
  • Oracle

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