Running Citrix AppController on Windows Azure (it won’t)!
Since 2013 Citrix supports running XenApp & XenDesktop on Windows Azure. I wanted to be able to have a demo / Proof of concept environment showing XenApp, XenMobile, AppController and ShareFile on Windows Azure to demo to customers.
My experiment was to see if AppController can run on Windows Azure. To make a long story short: it does not…
If you are interested in why not, read on.
AppController is distributed by Citrix as a virtual appliance. It can run on XenServer, Hyper-V and VMware ESXi. I could not find any documentation which said which Linux distribution is used. If I had that info I could decide if AppController could be run on Azure. There is no mentioning of Azure support in Citrix documentation nor on blogs.
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Running Citrix AppController on Windows Azure (it won’t)!- UP2V