Citrix Linux VDA 1.4 CentOS 7.2 – Linux VDA Installation

This is a step-by-step guide on how to install and configure the Citrix Linux VDA 1.4 on CentOS 7.2.

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Transfer the file to the VDI machine.  In this instance, we have used WinSCP, created directory /tmp/vda and placed the rpm file there.  Navigate to the folder and execute the following command:

sudo rpm -i citrix-linuxvda-rhel7-1.4.0.rpm

Once this is installed, the it needs to be configured running the following command:

sudo /opt/Citrix/VDA/sbin/ctxsetup.sh

You can automate the process and the Citrix article provides the values to populate the values as parameters, but here since this is a single machine, we will utilize the command prompts and basically select the default values except when defining the Delivery Controllers.

Citrix Linux VDA Delivery Controller

Start the VDA

sudo /sbin/service ctxhdx start
sudo /sbin/service ctxvda start

Now navigate back to the Delivery Controller, Citrix Studio.  The VDI machine should show as “Registered“.

Citrix Linux VDA Registered

You should now be able to launch the Linux VDA desktop.

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Citrix Linux VDA CentOS 7.2 Desktop

References

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