To install CloudBridge
Plug-in accelerator on Windows system:
file is an
installation file. Close all applications and any windows that
might be open, and then launch the installer it in the usual way
(double-click on in a file window, or use the
Figure 1. Initial Installation Screen
The steps below
are for an interactive installation. A silent installation can be
performed with the command:
msiexec /i client_msi_file /qn
- The installation program prompts for the location in which to install the software. The directory that you specify is used for both the client software and the disk-based compression history. Together, they require a minimum of 500 MB of disk space.
- When the installer finishes, it might ask you to restart the system. After a restart, the CloudBridge
Plug-in starts automatically.
Figure 2. Final Installation Screen
- Right-click the Accelerator icon in the task bar and select Manage Acceleration to launch the Citrix Plug-in Accelerator Manager.
Figure 3. Citrix Accelerator Plug in Manager, Initial (Basic) Display
- If the .MSI file has not been customized for your users, specify the signaling address and the amount of disk space to use for compression:
- In the Appliances: Signaling Addresses field, type the signaling IP address of your appliance. If you have more than one Plug-in-enabled appliance, list them all, separated by commas. Either IP or DNS addresses are acceptable.
- Using the Data Cache slider, select the amount of disk space to use for compression. More is better. 7.5 GB is not too much, if you have that much disk space available.
- Press the Apply.
Plug-in accelerator is now
running. All future connections to accelerated subnets will be
On the plug-in's Advanced.. Rules tab, the
Acceleration Rules list should show each appliance as Connected and each
appliance's accelerated subnets as Accelerated. If not, check the
Signaling Addresses IP field and your network
connectivity in general.