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Follow this step by step guide to install and configure XenDesktop 7 StoreFront. 

XenDesktop Deep Dive Series

Introduction

Part 1 – Installation 

Part 2 – Configure XenDesktop Site

Part 3 – Install and configure VDA

 Part 4 – Create and configure machine catalog

Part 5 – Create and configure delivery group

Part 6 – Install and configure StoreFront

Part 7 – Configure Receiver

Install StoreFront

1. Mount XenDesktop 7 iso file and wait for the instaler welcome screen and click  Start. Click Citrix StroeFront as it is shown in Figure 1.

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Figure 1

2. Accept agreement and click Next to continue

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Figure 2

3. Click Next to continue

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Figure 3

4. Click Next to continue

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Figure 4

 

Configure StoreFront

5. Launch Desktop StoreFront and on a welcome screen click Create a new deployment.

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Figure 6

6. Enter the base URL for server with StoreFront installed. Click Next to continue.

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Figure 7

7. Enter the store name. Click Next to continue.

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Figure 8

8. Click Add button to add delivery controler

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Figure 9

9. Enter all details for controler entry. Make sure that correct type of server and protocol with port (HTTP or HTTPS) is selected. click OK to continue.

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Figure 10

10. On Remote Access pages select None and click Next to continue.

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Figure 11

11. Click Finish to close configuration wizard.

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Figure 12

12. Select Stores node in the left pane to display configuration details. Using options in Actions node you can modify options configured in previous steps.

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Figure 13

13.  Select Authentication node in the left pane and click Configure Trusted Domains in Actions pane.

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Figure 14

14. Click Add to enter domain name. If you enter more than 1 domain you can select the default domain which will be displayed in logon page. Click OK to continue.

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Figure 15

15. Click Manage Password Options in Actions pane and select required option to allow or no password change. Click OK to continue.

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Figure 16

16. Click Disable Method in Actions pane and select required option for authentication. Click OK to continue.

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Figure 17

 

At this point XenDesktop 7 StoreFront has been configured and we are now ready to install and configure StoreFront. Stay tuned for Part 7 – Configure Receiver, where I will configure a Citrix receiver.