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Citrix Director unattended installation with PowerShell

Citrix Director unattended installation with PowerShell

All Citrix products can be automated. This article covers the Citrix Director unattended installation and configuration with PowerShell and SCCM.

If you are looking for a very detailed deep-dive concerning the automatic installation and configuration of Citrix Director you have come to the right place. Besides the automatic installation I provide PowerShell code for the following configurations:

  • Add XenDesktop controller (replacing localhost)
  • Set Director Default Webpage
  • Director Spinning Circle
    • Enable multiple IIS Site Bindings
    • Configure IIS X-Frame custom header
  • Pre-populate the domain field
  • Set the session time-out
  • Disable SSL Check
  • Disable Activity Manager
  • Large Active Directory / Multiple Forests
  • Saved Filters (change location)
  • Director and Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR)
  • Director Grooming
  • Director Single Sign-on
  • Multiple XenDesktop Sites
  • Generate SNMP traps
  • SCOM Integration
    • Enable WinRM
    • Add SCOM server to trusted hosts (WinRM)
    • Modify the ‘web.config’ file
    • Install ASP.NET (on Windows Server 2008 R2)
    • Install Windows features (on Windows Server 2012 and higher)

For all installations and configurations detailed PowerShell scripts are provided.

Read the entire article here: Citrix Director unattended installation with PowerShell

Via Dennis Span at dennisspan.com

Dennis Span Dennis Span is an IT professional working for a large insurance company in Vienna, Austria. Born and raised in the Netherlands, he moved to Austria in 2004. He has more than 15 years of experience working with virtualization and server based computing technologies in large enterprise environments with a special focus on Citrix and automation. Dennis shares his knowledge on his own personal blog, Dennisspan.com, and MyCUGC. He is also active on Twitter (@dennisspan) and occasionally presents on international events. He speaks and writes Dutch, English, German, Slovak and Spanish. Dennis has a Bachelor of Economics (BEc.) and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management (BSc.). He also has multiple Citrix certifications such as CCE-V, CCIA, CCEA and more. In 2017, Dennis became a Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA).

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