This guide describes how to deploy the Citrix XenDesktop core components for a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and Citrix XenApp for hosted shared desktops on Dell EMC VxRail appliances or vSAN Ready Nodes .
Citrix components :
- Delivery Controller —The server-side component that is responsible for managing user access, brokering and optimizing connections, and providing the Machine Creation Services that create desktop and server images.
- StoreFront —An enterprise application store that provides an interface for users to remotely access XenDesktop and Citrix XenApp virtual desktops and applications.
- Virtual Delivery Agent —Software that enables connections to applications and desktops.
This guide does not replace the Citrix documentation. The XenDesktop documentation and Citrix VDI Handbook and Best Practices provide more information about deploying Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops .
Microsoft Windows 10 optimizations are not within the scope of this guide because they depend on business IT policies. For more information, refer to the Citrix VDI Handbook and Best Practices and your local IT policies.