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Dedicate Citrix and TS licenses to a specific Published App.

Posted on 2009-05-06
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have a client with a single Metaframe XP server.   They are currently only running one app.  They want to add a second app to the server, but they want to guarentee that there will always be licenses available.  Is there a way to set it up so that 5 Citrix and TS licenses are dedicated to this specific published app?
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ID: 24318207
How many terminal service licenses and Citrix licenses do they have? How many users do they have? Do they run out of licenses regularly?

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20 total Citrix and TS licenses.   They want 5 dedicated to this app.   They don't run out frequently, but want to make sure its ALWAYS available.    Its Metaframe XP btw.
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Expert Comment

ID: 24318687
There's noway to do it in 1 farm/server. you would have to create another farm and point it to a difference license server.
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BLipman earned 2000 total points
ID: 24319061
You can set application and session limits though.  You can say, for example, app 1 gets to be launched 5 times and have no limit on the other app.  You can also set limits on how many sessions users have and how many apps they can open.  This should get you close and won't necessitate running more than one farm.  

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ID: 31578649
That sounds like it will be the best option.

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