- Farm properties
- Farm tasks
The tables that follow identify and describe properties on each tab of the Farm Properties dialog.
|Name||Enter or edit the name of this farm.|
|Description||Enter or edit a description for this farm.|
|Add button||Click the Add button to apply farm administrator privileges to a group. Check each box next the groups to which farm administrator privileges should apply.|
Click the Remove button to remove groups from those groups with farm administrator privileges. Check each box next the groups to which farm administrator privileges should not apply.
|Add button||Click the
Add button to open the Add System Groups dialog.
To display all security groups, leave the text box set to the default ‘*’.
To display select groups, type part of the name using wildcards ‘*’. For example, if you want to see MY_DOMAIN\Builtin\Users, type:
User*, Users, or *ser*
However, in this release, if you type MY_DOMAIN\Builtin\*, you will get all groups, not just those in the MY_DOMAIN\Builtin path.
Select the checkboxes next to each group that should be included in this farm.
Note: Filtering on groups was introduced in 5.0 SP2 for efficiency purposes.
Click the Remove button to remove existing groups from this farm. Highlight the groups to which privileges should not apply.
|License server name||
Type the name of the Citrix License Server in this textbox.
|License server port||
Type the port number that the license server should use or accept the default, which is 27000.
Check this checkbox if using the Auto-add feature, then select the site that new target devices will be added to from the Add new devices to this site drop-down menu.
If the No default site is chosen for the default site setting, then the site of that Provisioning Server that logs in the target device is used during auto-added. Use the No default site setting if your farm has site scoped PXE/TFTP servers.
Important! This feature should only be enabled when expecting to add new target devices. Leaving this feature enabled could result in computers being added without the approval of a farm administrator.
Enable or disable the auditing feature for this farm.
|Offline database support||
Enable or disable the offline database support option. This option allows Provisioning Servers within this farm, to use a snapshot of the database in the event that the connection to the database is lost.
|Alert if number of versions from base image exceeds:||Set an alert should the number of versions from the base image be exceeded.|
|Default access mode for new merge versions||Select the access mode for the vDisk version after a merge
completes. Options include;
Test (default), or
Note: If the access mode is set to Production and a test version(s) already exists, the state of the resulting auto-merged version will automatically be set to Maintenance or Test. If a Maintenance version exists, an automatic merge will not be performed.
|Merge after automated vDisk update, if over alert threshold||
Enable automatic merge
Check to enable the automatic merge feature should the number or vDisk versions exceed the alert threshold.
Minimum value is 3 and Maximum value is 100.
|Current status of the farm||
Provides database status information and information on group access rights being used.