This new feature, including the Windows Server 2016 day one support from previous version 7.11, and all the other new 7.12 features makes me curious enough to dive into the Xen App installation process again, what resulted in this blog article.
In the first part I will highlight all the new, most important, Citrix Xen App/Xen Desktop 7.12 features, afterwards I will tell in a step-by-step installation guide, how you install and configure a Citrix Xen App 7.12 Desktop Delivery server, the configuration of a Windows Server 2016 master server based on the MCS imaging strategy, the Store Front configuration part, the setup of a HDX Citrix Policy and as final, the activation of the newest Local Host Cache feature!
Click on Ok Step 21: The – Select a optimization method for available site storage – can be let default on – Use Storage shared by hypervisors – click on Next Step 22: Now we need to select the VMware datastores that you want to use for your server (MCS) deployment strategy, select all the checkmarks next to the datastore and click on Next , for proceeding the VDA Installation. If you haven’t, just do this before go any steps further…
This server will be the master/base image for the Server 2016 Xen App Machine catalog, so the computer name convention will be including the MASTER name; The Applications are now listed in the Applications field.
Step 19: Now you need to setup the cluster, for the host connection, click on the Browse button Step 20: Select your VMware cluster, for my environment this will be the VSAN Cluster.
You can recognize the cluster about the next to the name.
In addition to the resource plans that are predefined for each Oracle database, you can create any number of resource plans.
Oracle Database Resource Manager (the Resource Manager) enables you to manage multiple workloads within a database that are contending for system and database resources.
The following sections provide an overview of the Resource Manager: The Resource Manager helps to overcome these problems by allowing the database more control over how hardware resources are allocated.
Because the Resource Manager allocates resources (such as CPU) only to consumer groups, when a session becomes a member of a consumer group, its resource allocation is determined by the allocation for the consumer group.
There are special consumer groups that are always present in the data dictionary. They are: The Resource Manager allocates resources to consumer groups according to the set of resource plan directives (directives) that belong to the currently active resource plan.
If you want to Group applications by name/folder, you can use the – Place the new application in folder — option for that.