Installing & Configuring Storefront 3.6 – Step by Step

Installation on First server

1 – Launch Setup.exe from XenApp_XenDesktop7.9.ISO – from Extended Deployment Choose “Citrix StoreFtont”

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2 – At Software License Agreement, Tick “i have read, understand, and accpept the terms of the license agreement. Click “Next”

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3 – At Core Components, Click “Next”

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4 – At Firwall, Leave Default and Click “Next”

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5 – At Summary , Confirm all Setting and Click “Install”

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6 – After .NET Framework 4.5.2 the server will request a reboot in preparation for adding web services role.

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7 – The Server will be rebooted

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8 – After Server reboot, and your re-log back in again the setup will automatically resume install the rest of the required prerequisites and core components

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9 – After success installation of StoreFront, Click “Finish”

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10 – Storefront Management Console will launch, Choose “Create a new Deployment”

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11 -Specify the Base URL,by default it will be the name of the server running the installation. If multiple storefront specify the Load Balanced URL. Click “Next” to Create deployment

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12 – Confirmation of deployment creation in progress appears.

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13 – At Getting Started , Click “Next”

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14 – Enter a Store Name. (i.e Store), accept default and Click “Next”

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15 – At Delivery Controller, Click “Add”

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16 – Enter “Display Name” , Choose Type. In this case XenDesktop(7.0 of Higher)/XenApp(7.5 or Higher). Click “Add” in Server Section

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17 – Enter the Delivery Controller Address, i.e (LAB-CDC.LAB.LOCAL) which is a Load Balanced Name for 2 Delivery Controllers.

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18 – Untick “Servers are Load Balanced” if using a Load Balanced Name for delivery controllers otherwise leave ticked with multple delivery controllers listed.

Conform Transport type is HTTPS/443 for best practise, or choose HTTP/80 if using un-secure protocol.

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19 – Confirm Delivery Controllers has been added to Delivery Controller list, of other farms existing such as XenApp6.5 they should be added to this section and repeat step 15-18 with type changed to appropriate farm. Click “Next”

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20 – At Remote Access, Type “Display Name” of Netscaler Gateway and the “Netscaler Gateway URL”, Leave other settings default. Click “Next”

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21 – Add the Delivery Controller to “Secure Ticket Authority URL’s”, Tick “Enable Session Reliability”, leave other settings default and Click “Next”

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22 – At Authentication , Select Netscaler 10.0 ( Build 69.4 or Later), enter the NSIP o the Netscaler Gateway, Login type  to “Domain” and “Callback URL” to which the Storefront servers will call the Netscaler for authentication validation. Click “Create”

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23 – The Gateway will be successfully added now. Click “Finish”

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24 – Leave all setting as default. Click “Next”

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25 – At Authentication Method, Enable “Username and password” & “Domain pass-through”. Click “Next”

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26 – Leave all settings default, Click “Create”

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27 – StoreFront Store will be created now, with a progress bar showing status.

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28 – Confirmation of Store created successful will appear.

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Adding a Second StoreFront server

NOTE: Step 1-9 must be completed on Additional Server.

29 – At Citrix Storefront Management Console on First Storefront Created, Choose “Server Group”. Click “Add Server

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30 – The following Window will appear, Take Note of the Authorizing Server & Authorization Code.

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31 – On the 2nd Storefront Server, Launch the Storefront Managment Console, Choose “Join existing server group”

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32 – Enter the Authorization Server/Code noted in Step 30

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32 – The Second Storefront server will begin joining the server group.

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33 – Confirmation of Second Server will Joined will be deployed.

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Installation & Configuration of StoreFront is Complete!

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