Upgrading changes deployments to the newest component versions without having to set up new machines or Sites; this is known as an in-place upgrade. You can upgrade to the current version from:
* Upgrading from XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 LTSR to the current release will break LTSR compliancy.
You can also upgrade a XenApp 6.5 worker server to a current VDA for Windows Server OS. This is a supplementary activity to migrating XenApp 6.5.
To upgrade a XenDesktop 5.6 (or later) farm or a XenApp 7.5 (or later) Site:
For more information, see Upgrade a deployment.
For information about installing Controller hotfixes, see CTX201988.
To upgrade a XenApp 6.5 worker server to a current VDA:
For more information, see Upgrade a XenApp 6.5 worker to a new VDA for Windows Server OS.
Migrating moves data from an earlier deployment to the newest version. You can migrate a XenApp 6 deployment. Migrating includes installing current components and creating a new Site, exporting data from the older farm, and then importing the data to the new Site.
Tip: For information about architecture, component, and feature changes that were introduced with the 7.x releases, see Changes in 7.x.
To migrate from XenApp 6.5:
For more information, see Migrate XenApp 6.x.