When planning how to deliver desktops and applications after an upgrade to XenApp or XenDesktop 7.x, use the XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x Upgrade solution to get the information you need. The solution provides information such as:
Server hosted refers to applications and desktops that reside on a Server OS machine, either physical or virtual. These deployments provide users access to applications from StoreFront, their Start menu, or a URL you provide to them. Applications are delivered virtually and display seamlessly in high definition on user devices.
Desktop hosted refers to applications and desktops that reside on a virtual Desktop OS machine. These deployments support applications that run on older operating systems and architectures, while providing users with applications that display seamlessly in high-definition.
Before you start, gather the following information.
XenDesktop 7.x supports App-V as the preferred technology to stream applications to user devices. It does not support XenApp application streaming.
AppDNA provides a default image for the Windows desktop operating systems. You can import custom images, as described in Operating system images.
The solution wizard opens.
Including the main characteristics of your platform in the name, such as "Windows 2008 64-bit", will help you distinguish this platform later in the list of available platforms.
On the Desktop deployment page, change the settings as needed:
The menu lists the default image provided with AppDNA and any custom operating system images that you import, as described in Operating system images.
To view the reports at any time: In the AppDNA side bar, click Solutions and then click the name of the solution.
A XenDesktop Upgrade Report lists the applications you selected, sorted under the following categories:
For more information about Server OS and Desktop OS machines, refer to Plan for hosting desktops and applications in the XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x documentation in eDocs.
The report reflects the platform you just added.