Citrix Presentation server Installation error

Posted on 2009-02-09
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

While installing the presentation server I am getting the following message,has any one come across this issue.

" Citrx Presenattion server for windows can only be installed on windows server 2003 with terminal services running in application server mode"

The operating system is windows server 2003 R2 64 bit edition and no terminal server is configured on the server and no terminal services are installed.

Please let me know the solution.

Thanks & Regards
Dhirendra Katti
Question by:SatnamGambhir
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    Accepted Solution

    You must install Terminal Services on any server you want to install Presentation Server/XenApp on.  It is in the list of prerequisites.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Carl Webster
    From the Admin Guide page 19:

    Important You must install the Terminal Server component (in Application
    Server mode) before you install Citrix Presentation Server. Terminal Server is not
    installed with Windows by default. The installation of Terminal Server entails
    using the Manage Your Server wizard to add the terminal services role to your
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    Expert Comment

    To get this going you can go to Add/remove programs, click on Add/Remove Windows Components and then check the box next to Terminal Server.  If you don't already have a server managing TS licensing, you need that too (can be the same server if desired).
    Also note that once you add the TS component and then Citrix Pres. Server,  you generally need to re-install any other apps you intend for people to be able to use on the server, such as Office or whatever else they will need (anything installed before adding TS was installed will probably not work unless re-installed).

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