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Citrix Xenapp 5.x decommission tip: worth considering publishing out as remoteapp apps

Recently as part of a windows 2003 decommission cycle internally was charged with looking at retiring all pre xenapp 6.x farms in the environment.

As part of this obviously a migration strategy for the applications from running in windows 2003 to windows 2008 r2 was part and parcel and to a great extent was able to achieve that, so much so we had one application left running that had an IE6 tie-in which currently working on.

To that end this application was running off a PVS image and all the associated infrastructure that come with it and the farm it was felt much more efficient to retire the farm and publish the application out as a remoteApp application while the issue with IE10/11 compatibility is resolved(which is 90% there at time of writing).

To that end still have 2003 servers for the application but at least enabled us to retire:

I) Farm XML brokers

ii) Farm ZDC’s

iii) Old PVS farm supporting the aforementioned application image

iv) Associated databases

v) Hypervisor hosts running the above

Associated link helped in achieving above

https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX127051

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