[THIN] Re: Citrix Profile Management 4.0

  • From: Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 16:04:50 -0700

Why would users be access the same application from two different platforms?  
Pick one, otherwise look into using appsense. 

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On Jan 25, 2012, at 3:32 PM, Harry Singh <hboogz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Thanks Joe. That can certainly happen, but what happens when a user logs into 
> XD then accesses applications which reside on XA?  UserA logs into x86 
> Windows 7 desktop, opens up MS Word sitting on x64 XA server, I believe two 
> profiles are being created and used simultaneously.
> So, if two profiles will be used, how would you properly setup system 
> variables to accommodate this?
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 5:27 PM, Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Xd and xa ad object should be in separate OUs.  Just set up two GPOs. One for 
> each OU.  Each GPO points to a different file location. 
> Joe
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jan 25, 2012, at 3:11 PM, Harry Singh <hboogz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I'm having a tough time understanding how to implement UPM 4.0 correctly and 
>> hoping could help solve this puzzle.
>> I currently am piloting a XD 5.5 with XA 6.5 deployment. Windows 7 
>> Professional (x86) desktops with apps hosted on XA 6.5. Now, there will be 
>> users connecting to desktops on XD and users connecting solely to Apps on XA 
>> 6.5. I'm not migrating any existing roaming profiles and my confusion lies 
>> in the following:
>> 1XD 5.5 server with 2 XA 6.5 servers.
>> I have my profile store set to \\fileserver\ctxprofiles
>> Do i need to even worry about setting up a system environment variable on 
>> the Desktop image and XA servers, such as %profver% If i do, as i suspect 
>> because of the different bitness between the XD desktop (win 7 x86) and 
>> servers (XD + XA being x64) what do i need to enter in for profile store 
>> path ? More importantly, and the area of the most confusion, is what do i 
>> enter inside the Variable Value, should i have to account for different 
>> bitness, to make sure each is properly populated in the "v1 aka x86" and "v2 
>> aka x64" folders?
>> I may be over complicating this a bit, but real curious to know how to 
>> properly setup PM for a Xendesktop environment with XA. 
>> Thanks,
>> Harry.

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