×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Citrix install questions

Citrix install questions

Citrix install questions

(OP)
I've got a few questions about Citrix.

I had Citrix Presentation Server 3.5 installed.
I uninstalled, and installed a fresh install of Citrix.
Support at Citrix told me to download XenApp 5.0 and install, then install Feature Pack, then Feature Pack 2, then Feature Pack 3.
So I downloaded 5.0, and it is 4.5. Why is this?
I double-checked, the download says 5.0, but when it is unzipped, it says 4.5.
Is this okay? Will upgrading to the latest Feature Pack remedy this?

Also, I installed the newest version of License Server, have tried to import my license file. It says that the import was successful, but with a warning "Inconsistant Server Host".
When I have the Presentation Server Console open, on the status bar, it says my Citrix server isn't licensed.

One last question - should I attempt to get 4.5 all running well (with apps & server file, etc) before moving forward with the upgrades? Or should I just do them all first, then try to set up my server farm?

I'm hoping I can avoid spending another 1.5hrs on hold waiting for support, by finding some answers here!


Thanks!
Amber

RE: Citrix install questions

I've only installed Xenapp 5 on Windows 2008 64 bit but I believe that Xenapp 5 on Windows 2003 is just a rebadged version of PS4.5. I.e. After you add the FP's it magically turns into v5.

For license server I'd go and get the license file regenerated and try it again.

RE: Citrix install questions

(OP)
Thanks.
I read up a bit on the issue (license) - I tried the suggestions I found (restarting the service - manually pasting the license file in the proper directory).
THen I installed the license file on a different server. I got the same results (inconsistant server host ID).

From the server where I've installed Citrix - how do I point it to the license file on another server?
 

RE: Citrix install questions

It's in farm properties in the Advanced Delivery Console somewhere.

Neill

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close