In the previous posts I have explained to you how to install the software and how you can create your first environment. Here’s the overview of the previous, current and yet to come posts and the Excalibur Tech Preview.
Citrix has released Receiver 3.3 a while ago now. But every now and then I see that people are having difficulties with installing it.
Receiver 3.3 assumes that you are working with the new way of publishing apps and desktops. When you are still using the webplugin only (for use with Web Interface) and you are not publishing apps and desktops through StoreFront/ Cloudgateway then you can run into some “issues” with installing Receiver 3.3.
The provided solution is a workaround to bypass the “Enter your work or email or server address” message at the end of the installation.
When you have XenServer 6.0.2 installed before they pulled it from the download site (like me) you can choose to either re-install the new version (188.8.131.52) or to download the 2 hotfixes Citrix has released. I choose the latter and I‘ll show you how you can install and upload the hotfixes to your XenServer.
First of all download the 2 hotfixes (XS602E001 and XS602E002) from the Citrix download page. Save the 2 files to a location of your choice.
For the best results and the least problems it’s best to update the XenServer 1 update at a time. So select 1 update per run.
Open XenCenter and go to “Tools’ and “Install software update”.
I’m at my customer and they needed the Dell Remote Access Card reset and a user added. Because of the need to do it straight away the server could not be rebooted. So I used the racadm tool to configure the DRAC NIC and add a user. Here’s how i did it.
Open the command line and go to the RAC directory. Usually it is something like this: