- XenServer version 5.6 or later is installed on hardware that meets the minimum requirements.
- XenCenter is installed on a management workstation that meets the minimum requirements. You have to use XenCenter to install NetScaler Insight Center on XenServer.
- You have downloaded the NetScaler Insight Center .xva image file.
XenServer Requirements for NetScaler Insight Center
The following table lists the virtual computing resources that XenServer must provide for each NetScaler Insight Center
Table 1. Minimum Virtual Computing Resources Required for Running NetScaler Insight Center
||3 GB or more
||2 or more
||120 GB required*
|Virtual Network Interfaces
||1 Gbps or 100 Mbps
For production use of NetScaler Insight Center
, Citrix recommends that you set CPU priority (in virtual machine properties) to the highest level, to improve scheduling behavior and network latency.
On a XenApp or XenDesktop server running version 6.5, make sure that the ICA round trip calculations for Idle Connections option is enabled. If the option is not enabled, enable it and execute the gpupdate command. Also, the EUEM service must be running on the server.
Note: Verify that correct date, time, and time zone is configured on XenServer before NetScaler Insight Center is installed.
For information about XenServer, see the documentation at XenServer 6.5.
XenCenter System Requirements
XenCenter is a Windows client application. It cannot run on the same machine as the XenServer host. The following table describes the minimum system requirements.
Table 2. Minimum System Requirements for XenCenter Installation
||Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, or Windows Vista
||Version 2.0 or later
||750 megahertz (MHz), Recommended: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
||1 GB, Recommended: 2 GB
|Network Interface Card
||100 megabits per second (Mbps) or faster NIC