Director Version 7.18 is compatible with XenApp and XenDesktop Versions 7.17, 7.16, and 7.15 LTSR. Within each Site, although you can use Director with these versions of Delivery Controller, all the features in the latest version of Director might not be available. Citrix recommends having Director, Delivery Controller and VDA at the same version.
Note: After you upgrade a Delivery Controller, you are prompted to upgrade the Site when you open Studio. For more information, see the Upgrade Sequence section in Upgrade a deployment.
The first time you log in after a Director upgrade, a version check is performed on the configured Sites. If any Site is running a version of the Controller earlier than that of Director, a message appears on the Director console, recommending a Site upgrade. Additionally, as long as the version of the Site is older than that of Director, a note continues to be displayed on the Director Dashboard indicating this mismatch.
Specific Director features with the minimum version of Delivery Controller (DC), VDA and other dependent components required along with License Edition are listed below.