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Version: 1.4 This document lists support and prerequisites for installing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008. It includes information such as operating systems on which the feature is supported, disk space and memory requirements, plus other required software and where it can be obtained. This checklist covers the following items: • • • • • • • • • • • • General Information License Server License Management Console XenApp 5.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) XenApp 5.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) Access Management Console XenApp Advanced Configuration Data Store Database Web Interface Citrix XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps for Windows Citrix XenApp Plugin for Streamed Apps and Streaming Profiler SmartAuditor

Finding Other Documentation Welcome to Citrix XenApp (Read_Me_First.html), which is included on the installation media, contains links to documents that will help get you started, and guide you through the XenApp installation. It also contains links to the most up-to-date documentation for XenApp and its components, plus related technologies. After installing documentation and help from Autorun, you can access this document by clicking Start > All Programs > Citrix > XenApp Server > Documentation. The Knowledge Center, http://support.citrix.com, contains links to all documentation. Known issues information is included in the product readme. See Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 for information about which features are supported in the XenApp editions.

7. • • • • • Autorun requires administrator privileges to install Citrix products.0_5 package. Autorun installs it. Autorun automatically installs other software.6.microsoft.dll file from the Microsoft Web site at http://www. Important: ○ Both. ○ The product installation proceeds even if an incompatible version of the JRE is installed. Then start Autorun. If you need to reinstall this software.com.Read_Me_First. Autorun reports a fatal error but continues to install those features whose prerequisites are met. a warning might not be issued when you install the product on top of other incompatible versions of JRE.x (or later) of the JRE. some XenApp features may not work properly. except as noted. Uninstall any previous versions of JRE before installing the 32-bit JRE 1. Download and run gdiplus_dnld. if MSI 3.1 is not already installed. but a warning is not issued in all cases: When you install the product on top of Version 1. The Microsoft Windows Server 2008 system has MSI 3. Update 5).0_5 package is available from http://www. the following error message appears when you run these commands: Invalid parameter(s) The issue results from a design change in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Vista SP1 that prevents the XenApp installer from modifying the values of some subkey entries of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal .0 for Windows Server 2008: ○ • query citrix ○ query farm ○ query server Instead. it is in the Support folder on the XenApp installation media.even on 64bit systems the 32-bit version must be installed.6. On other supported systems.java.com/downloads/details. Citrix EdgeSight for XenApp. Certain components require the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 1.6.aspx?familyid=6A63AB9C-DF12-4D41933C-BE590FEAA05A&displaylang=en. before you begin the installation. If you later uninstall this software.1 installed. a warning is issued.0_5 (also known as Version 6. and Citrix Access Gateway. such as Citrix Password Manager. 32-bit and 64-bit systems require the 32-bit version of the JRE . During XenApp installation.dll in the winnt\system32 folder. If any of the prerequisites are not met for a feature.html and the Knowledge Center contain links to documentation for XenApp Platinum Edition features that are not covered in this checklist. To use Autorun to install applicable XenApp components on a Windows 2000 system. General Information • The installation of certain XenApp features and components requires Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) 3. The 32-bit JRE 1. obtain the gdiplus.exe on the local server and copy gdiplus.1. The following Citrix commands do not work correctly in XenApp 5.

License Server The License Server is supported on all editions of the following Windows operating systems.microsoft. • • • Windows 2000 Server Family Windows Server 2003 Family Windows Server 2008 Family MSI 3. add the following roles. Citrix recommends that you install Microsoft Hotfix 958652. To prevent this issue. before installing XenApp 5. Web servers: ○ Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Version 5.0.Server\Utilities\query as necessary. 32-bit version.0.apache.0.org/dist/httpd).5.1. Requirements: • Add the following roles.0. you can install it manually from the Support folder on the installation media or download it from Citrix.com. available from http://support. and IIS 6 Management Compatibility.0. see the Getting Started with Citrix Licensing Guide. Windows Authentication security.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is supported on all Windows Server 2008 editions that support Terminal Services.0. XenApp 5. License Management Console Requirements: • • • Citrix License Server Version 11. Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1. (available from http://archive. ○ • • Apache HTTP Server 2.0_5. Citrix recommends you install the latest Microsoft Service Pack for the operating system. You can find this version on the installation media or download it from Citrix. See details in General Information. using the Server Manager: ○ Terminal Services ○ Application Server . Servlet Engine . except the Web Server Edition and the Server Core Edition.24 (included in the License Management Console installation).NET. If it is not already installed. using the Server Manager: ASP.x is required.6. or 7. • XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 supports both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Windows server in the same farm. For Microsoft Windows Server 2008. For more information. Minimum browser version: Internet Explorer 5.Tomcat 4. 6.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) XenApp 5.

with Service Pack 1 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008. 32-bit and 64-bit editions.microsoft.x). with Service Pack 2 • Windows Vista (Business.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 has the same requirements as the 32-bit edition. and Enterprise editions) ○ Windows Server 2003. using the Server Manager Requirements: • . indicating mstlsapi. an error message may appear. with the following exceptions. and Ultimate editions).dll is missing. For information. Suggested memory: 512MB RAM (minimum). Disk space requirement: 4GB (minimum).NET Framework role. the Access Management Console is installed on the same computer where you install XenApp. 64-bit edition.0 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) The 64-bit edition of XenApp 5. • • Access Management Console By default. and ISAPI Filters • Disk space: 400MB During XenApp installation. or compatible processor. go to http://support. Citrix recommends using the XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps included with this release (Version 11. ISAPI Extensions. with Service Pack 2 ○ Windows Server 2003.○ If sharing a port between the Citrix XML service and IIS. XenApp 5. If you want to use older plugins (clients) with XenApp 5.com/kb/949914.0 or 3. 32-bit edition • Windows XP Professional ○ Windows XP Professional. Datacenter.5 ○ On Windows Server 2008 systems. 64-bit edition ○ Windows Server 2003 R2. you can install and run it on a separate computer. install a Microsoft hotfix on the server before installing XenApp. with Service Pack 3 ○ Windows XP Professional. 32-bit edition. AMD Athlon 64 family. Windows Authentication. • CPU (minimum): 64-bit architecture with Intel Pentium or Xeon family with Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology. Enterprise. 32-bit edition. Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition supports up to eight processors per server. IIS 6 Management Compatibility and all its subcomponents. However. or AMD Opteron family. The Access Management Console is supported on the following Windows operating systems: • • Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2003 (Standard. add the Web Server (IIS) role and these role services: Security. add the . Windows HPC Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition support up to four processors per server.

com/article/CTX114501. 32-bit version. The required disk space may increase with the number of published applications.0 Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package.○ On other supported operating systems. Autorun installs it. you can ignore error messages related to missing prerequisites for the Password Manager Console.6. Disk space: 50MB. You can install this requirement from the folder Support\vcredist on the XenApp installation media. However.5 is not already installed. See details in General Information. • During the installation of the Access Management Console.0.0 or 3.0 or 3.6. For detailed information. if you want to run reports from the summary database on farms using Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle Server as data stores or summary databases Microsoft Management Console (MMC) . see the database vendor documentation and the Citrix XenApp Installation Guide. see http://support. with Service Pack 3 Windows XP Professional. 32-bit edition.For Windows Vista: MMC 3. XenApp Advanced Configuration is installed on the same computer where you install XenApp. Requirements: • • Data Store Database The following databases are supported for the farm data store.0_5. XenApp Advanced Configuration By default. versions are supported on 32-bit and 64-bit operating system editions. Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 1. Enterprise. . with Service Pack 2 Windows Vista (Business. which is installed automatically by Autorun Disk space: 25MB. Also. if you are not installing Citrix Password Manager. 64-bit edition.citrix. XenApp Advanced Configuration is supported on the following Windows operating systems: • • • • • • • • • Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2003 R2 Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4 Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 4 Windows XP Professional. if . and Ultimate editions) with Service Pack 1 Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package. or you can install it manually from the Support\dotNet30 folder on the XenApp installation media • • • Microsoft Data Access Component (MDAC) Version 2. Unless otherwise noted. you can install and run it on a separate computer.NET Framework 3. which is not installed automatically by Autorun if you are installing only XenApp Advanced Configuration. for all other supported Windows operating systems: MMC 2.

plus 70MB for the database Memory: 32MB of additional RAM if the server also hosts connections Microsoft SQL Server The following Microsoft SQL Server versions are supported (and verified for MDAC 2. Disk space: approximately 100MB for every 250 servers and 50 published applications in the farm. Citrix recommends 4GB if the farm is large and includes multiple print drivers.5.8): • • • • • • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 for Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Preview for Windows Server 2008 Disk space: approximately 100MB for every 250 servers and 50 published applications in the farm. A "temp" database on a partition with at least 1GB of free disk space and set to grow automatically.5. Memory: 32MB of additional RAM if the server also hosts XenApp client connections.mdb database file. Supported client version: 32-bit IBM DB2 9. To accommodate automatic backups. Requirements: • . Supported client version: 32-bit IBM DB2 9. An ODBC database client driver on each server that connects directly to the database. Requirements: • • Disk space: approximately 50MB for every 100 servers and 25 published applications in the farm. ensure the amount of free disk space is at least three times the size of the Mf20. IBM DB2 Enterprise Version 9.Microsoft Access Microsoft Access Jet Database Engine for Windows Server 2008 is supported. Requirements: • Disk space: approximately 50MB for every 100 servers. Requirements: • IBM DB2 The following IBM DB2 versions are supported: • • IBM DB2 Enterprise Version 8.2 for Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2. • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 is supported. Servers that connect indirectly (through another server running XenApp) do not require an ODBC client driver.5 for Windows Server 2008.

or you can install it manually from the Support\dotNet30 folder on the XenApp installation media • Disk space: ○ 9. This software is available from the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 installation media. The runtime installer is included in the Support\Jsharp20 folder on the XenApp installation media. Servers that connect indirectly (through another server running XenApp) do not require an ODBC client driver. 32-bit and 64-bit editions. An ODBC database client driver installed on each server that connects directly to the database. Microsoft Visual J#. Windows Authentication (for pass-through and passthrough with smart card authentication). Supported client versions: 32-bit Oracle 11. Oracle Enterprise 11.0.5 is not already installed. with Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008.0. Web Interface extension .NET Version 2. if . Requirements: • • Web Interface The Web Interface is supported on the following Windows operating systems: • • • • Windows Server 2003. enable the following role services under the Web Server (IIS) role: ASP.0. Add the Web Server (IIS) role.NET Version 2.5MB for Access Management Console.2.1 for Windows Server 2008.3.0. Microsoft . using Server Manager.2. using the Server Manager ○ Requirements on Windows systems: • • • On other supported operating systems.• An ODBC database client driver installed on each server that connects directly to the database. Servers that connect indirectly (through another server running XenApp) do not require an ODBC client driver. IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility.1 and 10.5 ○ On Windows Server 2008 systems. Disk space: approximately 100MB for every 250 servers and 50 published applications in the farm. 32-bit and 64-bit editions Citrix Access Management Console 4.0 Second Edition (SE).3 for Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2.NET Framework 3. add the . and Client Certificate Mapping Authentication (for smart card authentication). Oracle The following Oracle versions are supported: • • Oracle Enterprise 10.NET Framework 3. On Windows Server 2008 systems.1 and 10.3. ASP.8.NET. Autorun installs it.NET Framework role. Supported client version: 32-bit Oracle 11.2.

Citrix XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps for Windows The Citrix XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps for Windows is supported on the following Windows operating systems: • • • • • • • • • • • Windows Vista (Business. 32-bit and 64-bit editions Windows Server 2003. Sun Java System Application Server. see the XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps Administrator’s Guide. 32-bit and 64-bit editions Windows XP Professional. 32-bit and 64-bit editions Windows XP Embedded Windows Server 2008. Citrix XenApp Plugin for Streamed Apps and Streaming Profiler . see the Web Interface Administrator’s Guide.○ ○ 6MB for the Web Interface without clients copied from the XenApp installation media 120MB for the Web Interface with clients copied from the XenApp installation media ○ 3.citrix. Enterprise.0 Mozilla Firefox Version 1.com. a network interface card (NIC) and the appropriate network transport software Citrix XenApp Citrix XenApp Web Plugin Program Neighborhood X X X X X X X The following browsers are supported (minimum versions): Requirements: The following table lists the supported connection methods and network transports: Protocol TCP/IP+HTTP TCP/IP SSL/TLS+HTTPS X For more information. For information about clients for other operating systems. 32-bit and 64-bit editions Windows 2000 Internet Explorer Version 5. and Ultimate editions).0 VGA or SVGA video adapter with color monitor Windows-compatible sound card for sound support (optional) For network connections to the server farm.5MB for each Web Interface site you create (regardless of type) You can also install the Web Interface on the Tomcat. For more information. go to http://support. and WebSphere for UNIX systems.

with Service Pack 2 • Windows Server 2003 ○ Windows Server 2003 (Standard. and Datacenter editions). but not the Citrix XenApp Plugin for Streamed Apps . such as an antivirus program A network connection to the server farm. or Firefox Version 1. 80386 processor or greater as required for the operating system.5 installed to stream Microsoft Office 2007 programs or to stream profiles enabled for inter-isolation communication Manually uninstall any previous version of the Streaming Client and Program Neighborhood Agent on client devices.1. Enterprise. Enterprise.0 installed (use Windows Update to ensure you installed all recent Internet Explorer updates).The Citrix XenApp Plugin for Streamed Apps and the Streaming Profiler are supported on the following Windows operating systems: • Windows XP Professional ○ Windows XP Professional. client computers need both the Citrix XenApp Plugin for Streamed Apps and XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps installed If applications are Accessed from a server. install the Windows Data Execution Prevention (DEP) hotfix on the server and profiling workstation. For information.0. Netscape Version 7.0 or 7. such as a network interface card (NIC) and the appropriate browser: Internet Explorer Version 6. 3. and Ultimate editions). 32-bit and 64-bit editions.microsoft. 32-bit and 64-bit editions Microsoft XML 2.0. The profiler workstation and client computers must meet the following requirements: The profiler workstation must provide a run-time environment that is as close to your client computer environment as possible: • • If applications are Streamed to Client. with Service Pack 1 or 2 ○ Windows Server 2003 R2. and install the version included in this release: ○ ○ The client computers must meet the following requirements: • • • If applications are Streamed to Client.NET Framework 2. Administrator rights for the person installing. To profile and stream Microsoft Office applications to Windows Server 2003 operating systems.com/kb/931534. 32-bit and 64-bit editions • • • • • • Windows Vista (Business. go to http://support. 32-bit and 64-bit editions. with Service Pack 3 ○ Windows XP Professional. Standard PC architecture.0 . 32-bit edition.0. with Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008. client computers need the XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps installed. 64-bit edition. the profiler workstation should be a similar platform The profiler workstation should also include standard programs that are part of the company image. or 3.

Requirements: ○ . and SmartAuditor Policy Console) can be installed on a single server or on different servers. The SmartAuditor Administration components are not supported on Microsoft Windows Server 2008. SmartAuditor Administration Components The SmartAuditor Administration components (SmartAuditor Database. and Ultimate editions) with Service Pack 1 • The SmartAuditor Policy Console requires . SSL must be installed. with Active Directory integration disabled. or Version 3.NET Framework Version 2.NET Framework Version 2. with Service Pack 2 ○ Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 ○ Microsoft Windows Vista (Business.SmartAuditor Each SmartAuditor component has its own software requirements.0 with Service Pack 1. Version 3.0 with Service Pack 1. Enterprise. Version 3. and MSMQ HTTP support enabled. SmartAuditor Database • The SmartAuditor Database is supported on the following Windows operating systems: ○ Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 ○ Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 • Requirements: ○ Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (Enterprise and Express editions) with Service Pack 2 ○ . 32-bit edition. and Citrix recommends you use HTTPS. or Version 3. with Service Pack 3 ○ Microsoft Windows XP. SmartAuditor uses HTTPS by default. SmartAuditor Policy Console • The SmartAuditor Policy Console is supported on the following Windows operating systems: ○ Microsoft Windows XP.0 with Service Pack 1.NET Framework Version 2. SmartAuditor Server.0 with Service Pack 1.0 with Service Pack 1. ○ Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ). Version 3. or Version 3.5 SmartAuditor Agent .5. ○ • If the SmartAuditor Server uses HTTPS as its communications protocol.5 SmartAuditor Server • The SmartAuditor Server is supported on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2.0 with Service Pack 1. 64-bit edition.

and MSMQ HTTP support enabled SmartAuditor Player The SmartAuditor Player is supported on the following Windows operating systems: • • • • Microsoft Windows XP. with Service Pack 2 Microsoft Windows Vista (Business.0. due to the graphical nature and memory usage of the SmartAuditor Player The SmartAuditor Player requires NET Framework Version 2. Inc.Install the SmartAuditor Agent on every XenApp server on which you want to record sessions (after installing the XenApp 5.0.0 Platinum edition server software on the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 system). with Active Directory integration disabled.additional RAM can improve performance on large files http://www.5 Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ). and Ultimate editions) with Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 .citrix.this operating system is supported but not recommended. or Version 3.0 with Service Pack 1. . 64-bit edition.com Copyright © 2008 Citrix Systems.5 For optimal results. Requirements: • • . or Version 3. install SmartAuditor Player on a workstation with: • • • Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 Color depth of at least 32-bit Memory: 1GB RAM (minimum) . Enterprise. Version 3.NET Framework Version 3. with Service Pack 3 Microsoft Windows XP. 32-bit edition.