Installation overview

There are three options for you to install the Linux VDA:

  • Use easy install. After installing the Linux VDA package on a machine, you can configure the running environment by using the ctxinstall.sh script. For more information, see Easy install.

  • Use MCS. You can use MCS to create Linux VMs in batches where the Linux VDA package is also installed. For more information, see Use MCS to create Linux VMs.

    Note: When using MCS to create Linux VMs, do not use easy install on the template VM.

  • Use manual installation. You can use the following general steps to install the Linux VDA on a machine. Variations and specific commands are documented by distribution. For more information, see Install Linux Virtual Delivery Agent for RHEL/CentOS, Install Linux Virtual Delivery Agent for SUSE, and Install Linux Virtual Delivery Agent for Ubuntu.

    1. Prepare for installation.
    2. Prepare the hypervisor.
    3. Add the Linux virtual machine (VM) to the Windows domain.
    4. Install the Linux VDA.
    5. Configure the Linux VDA.
    6. Create the machine catalog in Citrix Virtual Apps or Citrix Virtual Desktops.
    7. Create the delivery group in Citrix Virtual Apps or Citrix Virtual Desktops.

Installation overview

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