[THIN] KB: CTX103402 - MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 Pre-Installation Update Bulletin - English

  • From: "Jim Kenzig http://thin.net" <jimkenz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 13:16:15 -0400

CTX103402 - MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 Pre-Installation Update
Bulletin - English

This document was published at:
http://support.citrix.com/kb/entry.jspa?externalID=CTX103402


Document ID: CTX103402, Created on: Mar 26, 2004, Updated: May 21, 2004

Products: Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 for Microsoft Windows
2000, Citrix MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0 for Microsoft Windows 2003

Citrix® MetaFrame® Presentation Server 3.0 for Windows®

Pre-installation Update Bulletin

This bulletin contains:

? Late-breaking information relevant to installing and running MetaFrame
Presentation Server 3.0

? Links to updates to Microsoft server operating systems and to installation
files for MetaFrame Presentation Server you must apply before installing
MetaFrame Presentation Server

? Links to hotfixes for MetaFrame Presentation Server you may need to apply
after installing MetaFrame Presentation Server

Important: Read this entire bulletin before proceeding with any
pre-installation, installation, or post-installation tasks. Follow all
instructions carefully as you may not be able to properly install or run
MetaFrame Presentation Server otherwise.

What You Need to Do

To ensure that you can properly install and run MetaFrame Presentation
Server, perform the three steps outlined below.


Tip: After completing Steps 1 and 2, you need to return to this page to
complete the remaining steps. Add this page to your list of Favorites now
for easy access later.



You can also return to this page by clicking the Pre-installation Update
Bulletin link in the Pre-installation Checklist. To access the
Pre-installation Checklist, click View installation checklist from the
MetaFrame Presentation Server Autorun screen.

Step 1 - Updating Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems

Step 1 ensures that the servers on which you plan to install MetaFrame
Presentation Server feature all necessary system updates. To do this:

1. Download the updates to Microsoft server operating systems listed below.

2. Install the updates on every server on which you plan to install
MetaFrame Presentation Server.

3. Return to this page and proceed to Step 2.

The following system updates are currently available:

Windows 2000 Server

? KB Article Number 824141: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=824141 Buffer
Overrun in the ListBox and in the ComboBox Control Could Allow Code
Execution. This update is optional; however, it contains two fixes that
improve the performance of MetaFrame Presentation Server. It improves the
performance of printer auto-creation at logon and addresses a terminal
server memory leak that could lead to slow server performance. This update
is hosted by Microsoft and available for download here: MS03-45.


? NOTE: If your server is current with updates through Windows Update, this
update should already be applied. To verify this, ensure that Windows 2000
Hotfix KB824141 appears in the Add/Remove Programs control panel.


? KB Article Number 826750:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;826750 WMI Does Not
Call the IWbemEventProviderSecurity::AccessCheck Method Correctly. This
update applies to MetaFrame Presentation Server, Enterprise Edition only. It
contains a fix that enables the resource monitoring feature of MetaFrame
Presentation Server, Enterprise Edition. This update is hosted by Citrix and
available for download here:CTX103695.

Windows Server 2003

? KB Article Number 824141: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=824141 Buffer
Overrun in the ListBox and in the ComboBox Control Could Allow Code
Execution. This update is optional; however, it contains two fixes that
improve the performance of MetaFrame Presentation Server. It improves the
performance of printer auto-creation at logon and addresses a terminal
server memory leak that could lead to slow server performance. This update
is hosted by Microsoft and available for download here: MS03-45.


NOTE: If your server is current with updates through Windows Update, this
update should already be applied. To verify this, ensure that Windows 2000
Hotfix KB824141 appears in the Add/Remove Programs control panel.


Step 2 - Updating the Installation Package for MetaFrame Presentation Server
3.0

Step 2 ensures that the installation files for MetaFrame Presentation Server
feature all necessary updates before you install MetaFrame Presentation
Server. To do this:

1. Download the updates to MetaFrame Presentation Server installation files
listed below.

2. Run the update wizard on the same server on which you inserted the
MetaFrame Presentation Server CD-ROM. See the accompanying knowledgebase
article for more information and instructions.

3. Return to this page and proceed to Step 3.

The following updates are currently required:

No updates to MetaFrame Presentation Server installation files are currently
required.

Step 3 - Applying Critical Updates to MetaFrame Presentation Server After
Installation

Step 3 ensures that your installation of MetaFrame Presentation Server
features the latest critical updates necessary to properly run the product.
To do this, visit the Citrix critical updates Web site to download and apply
the available critical updates.
http://support.citrix.com/criticalupdates/
© 2004, Citrix Systems, Inc.

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