The components related to a server farm that make applications available for streaming can be separated into four categories. Each of these functional areas consists of software running on one or more workstations or servers. Before you install the components for application streaming, refer to the system requirements for application streaming.
The components that support virtualization on the user device, as shown in the diagram, include the XenApp server, Citrix Licensing, Streaming Profiler workstation, file servers, Web Interface, Citrix Receiver, and Offline Plug-in.
For more information about licensing application streaming and offline access, see Application Streaming Licensing Explained (CTX112636).
Use the profiler to create one or more targets within an application profile that can match all the platforms of your users. This strategy creates a single profile that can accommodate a variety of user platforms. The profiler can also update applications in the profile and provide other resources that your users need.
To support streaming applications to the server, install the Citrix Receiver on user devices. These applications must be published as "stream to server." When users run an application, it streams to the server and launches using an ICA connection on the user device. To stream to a Web Interface site, you must the site to the list of trusted sites.