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Citrix AppDisks How-To Guide: Administration Basics and Gotchas

Citrix AppDisks How-To Guide: Administration Basics and Gotchas

We kicked off 2016 with the launch of our new AppDisk technology that allows admins to package and manage applications independent of their master OS image, thereby alleviating the management complexity of multiple, departmental-based images.

AppDisk makes it easy to install or update applications without impacting the golden desktop or server image.

AppDisks—an application layering solution—was included in XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8, which was released in late February 2016. At that time, I outlined the basics of application layering or image management as a whole in a blog post. My goal today is to cover the administrative aspects of application layering using Citrix AppDisks. Ready? Let’s dig right in!

Creating an AppDisk

There are couple of approaches to creating an AppDisk. The first method is to manually create it at the hypervisor level and then import it within Studio. The second approach is to create and assign the AppDisk from directly within Studio. You can…

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