To install XenServer Tools

XenServer Tools provides high performance Windows drivers and a management agent. You must install the tools on the following VMs:

  • vDesktopDmC (domain controller VM)
  • vDesktopDDC (Desktop Delivery Controller VM)
  • vDesktopPvS (Provisioning Services VM)
  • vBaseDesktop1 (base desktop VM)

For each of these VMs:

  1. Log on to pXenCenterComputer and click Start > All Programs > Citrix XenCenter.
  2. Start the VM on which you are going to install XenServer Tools and log on.
  3. In the XenCenter resources pane, select the VM and click VM > Install XenServer Tools on the menu bar.
  4. Click the Console tab in the properties pane to access the VM desktop and click Install XenServer Tools in the Install XenServer Tools dialog box.
  5. Read and accept the license agreement, and click Next.
  6. On the Choose Install Location page, accept the default location and click Install.
  7. When the installation is complete, select Reboot now and click Finish. The tools are installed when the VM restarts.
  8. To finalize the installation of the operating systems, apply all the recommended Microsoft updates after you have finished creating the VMs.

Contact Careers Terms of Use Privacy Governance Follow Us
© Citrix Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.