Tag: Test Lab
This is part 5 in the Citrix XenApp 7.6 installation and configuration guide. In this article we go through the steps required to integrate the Citrix Site with the underlying VMware vCenter environment. This is an optional step and is only required if you want to be able to use Machine Creation Services (MCS) or want to power manage your virtual application servers.
This is part 4 in the Citrix XenApp 7.6 installation and configuration guide. In this article we go through the steps required to install the Virtual Delivery Agent on an application server. The VDA is the interface between the Citrix Site and the application server, which allows applications to be published to users.
I have decided to build a new test lab at home based on VMware architecture so that I can test and learn new technologies which I don’t always get a chance to play with at work. I have decided to go with a two physical host approach and use my existing Synology DS1813+ NAS for the storage. Because I want to simulate a physical network as much as possible, I am using a Cisco SG300-10 layer 3 switch to perform all of the management of all of the VLANs and the routing between them and my home network.
I am currently in the process of purchasing all of the hardware and building the lab. Below are all of the details of what my final test lab will look and the reasonings behind why I have made the decisions I have….