Virtual desktop integration (VDI) PowerShell agents integrate with external virtual desktop system, such as XenDesktop and Citrix. Use a VDI PowerShell agent to manage the XenDesktop machine.

The IaaS components, including the Manager Service and Website, are installed.

Verify that you have satisfied all the XenDesktop Requirements.

Download the IaaS Installer.

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Right-click the setup__vcac-va-hostname.domain.name@5480.exe setup file that you downloaded and select Run as administrator.

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Click Next.

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Accept the license agreement and click Next.

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Type the administrator credentials for the vCloud Automation Center Appliance on the Log In page and click Next.

The user name is root and the password is the password that you specified when you deployed the vCloud Automation Center Appliance.

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Click Next.

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Select Custom Install on the Installation Type page.

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Select Proxy Agents on the Installation Type page.

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Accept the root install location or click Change and select an installation path.

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Click Next.

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Enter the user name and password for the Windows services user with sysadmin privileges on the installation machine.

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Click Next.

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Select Vdi Power Shell from the Agent type list.

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Enter an identifier for this agent in the Agent name text box.

Option

Description

If you plan to use the migration tool

The agent name must exactly match the name you used in your source vCloud Automation Center instance.

Redundant agent install

Install redundant agents on different servers, but name and configure them identically to provide high-availability.

Single agent install

Select a unique identifier for this agent.

Maintain a record of the name, credentials, and platform instance for each agent. You might need this information to configure endpoints, or to add hosts in the future. Agent names can only be duplicated for redundant agents that you configure identically.

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Enter the fully qualified domain name and port number of the machine where you installed the Manager Service component.

For example, manager_service.mycompany.com:443.

The default port is 443.

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Enter the fully qualified domain name and the port number of the machine where you installed the Manager Website component.

For example, website_component.mycompany.com:443.

The default port is 443.

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Click Test to verify connectivity to each host.

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Select the VDI version.

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Enter the fully qualified domain name of the managed server in the VDI Server text box.

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Click Add.

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Click Next.

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Click Install to begin the installation.

After several minutes a success message appears.

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Click Next.

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Click Finish.

For high-availability, you can install and configure a redundant agent for your endpoint. Install each redundant agent on a separate server, but name and configure the agents identically.