Install and configure Server VDI

Prepare the Windows Server 2016 for the installation VDA. Create a VM and install Windows Server 2016, install vmware tools, windows patches and applications.

Use the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops installer’s command line interface to install a VDA .

Step 1: Open CMD and execute: xendesktopvdasetup.exe /servervdi

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Step 2: Select Create a master image. For more details.

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Step3: If you require receiver select it if not remove.

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Step 4: In Additional Components check boxes to enable or disable installation of other features and technologies with the VDA, Select next.

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Step 5: Input name Delivery and click Next.

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Step 6: Enable Features and click Next.

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Step 7: Click Next.

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Step 8: Click Next.

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Step 9: Click Next.

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Step 10: Click Close. The server will restart.

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Step 11: Once VDA is installed, select call home if required and next

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Step 12: Click finish.

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Step 12:  After the installation of the VDA, take a snapshot.

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Step 13: Create machine catalogs.

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Step 14: Introduction and click Next.

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Step 15: Select Desktop SO and click Next.

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Step 16: Select “Machine that are power managed” and “Citrix Machine Creation MCS”. Click Next.

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Step 17: Select (random) and click next.

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Step 18: In Master Image page, select the snapshot (v1) of Golden Image  VM.

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Step 20: Select the domain, OU to create computer accounts.

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Step 21: Provide and name for catalog and finish.

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Step 22: Wait

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Step 23: Machine catalog is created.

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Delivery group creation

Step 24: Click Create Delivery Group.

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Step 25: Introduction and click Next.

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Step 26: On the Machines page, select a catalog and select the number of machines you want to use from that catalog.

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Step 27: Select “Allow any authenticated users to use Delivery Group.”

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Step 28: On the Applications click Next.

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Step 29: On the Desktops click Add…

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Step 30: In the Display name and Description fields, type the information to be displayed in Citrix Workspace app.

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Step 31: Click Next.

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Step 32: Enter a name for the Delivery Group. Click finish.

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Step 33: Click View Machines.

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Step 34: Status should show as Registered.

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Storefront

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Hope this post is useful. Check out the other parts.

Guide parts:

Part 1: Installation and Configuration of Citrix Virtual Apps e Desktops 1903 on vSphere 6.7

Part 2: Installation and Configuration of Delivery Controller

Part 3: To change the base URL of the StoreFront

Part 4: Configure VMware vCenter Integration

Part 5: Installation and configuration Server VDI

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