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How to setup citrix xenserver and xencenter on new Server?

Trying to setup new Citrix Enivorment with Two Citrix Servers with Load Balancing. I've loaded XenServer on one new server, but it boots up into almost like a bios screen. It doesn't boot up into a desktop to be able to load the xencenter. What am I doing wrong? I badly need to get this setup as soon as possible. I tried to load Windows Standard Server 2008 R2 and then the xencenter loads fine, but you can't add the server as a xenserver because it's not configured correctly. They've changed Citrix quite a bit from presentation server 4.5.
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
Not sure I completely understand ... if you have loaded XenServer already, then all you will see is an option/configuration page.  To configure VM's on it, you must access the IP address you assigned it during setup to download and install XenCenter on a workstation.
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Carl WebsterCommented:
You don't install XenCenter on XenServer.  You install XenCenter on another PC or server and use it to manage your XenServers.

Look at this article I wrote:

http://www.dabcc.com/article.aspx?id=15047

In this Part, you will learn how to:
1.       Install XenServer 5.6,
2.       Install XenCenter 5.6,
3.       Activate XenServer, and then
4.       Do some optional configuration of XenServer.

And then take a look at this:

http://www.dabcc.com/article.aspx?id=13348

In this article, you will learn how to create a XenServer resource pool with shared iSCSI storage.  A resource pool consists of multiple XenServer hosts joined together as a single, managed entity.  When combined with shared storage, a resource pool enables virtual machines (VMs) to be started on any XenServer host containing the necessary available resources.  VMs can also be moved dynamically between the members of the resource pool, using XenMotion, with minimal downtime.  If an individual resource pool member has a hardware failure, then the administrator can restart the failed VMs on another resource pool member.

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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
Hence, "install XenCenter on a workstation".
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jeremyzitAuthor Commented:
Maybe I'm trying to load the wrong items on my servers. Let me explain what I'm trying to accomplish and hopefully you tell me what to do. I currently have one server with Citrix presentation 4.5 loaded and using the management console to load new applications and manage users. Each user has citrix presentation client on there pc and they open up an application on there pc. This is what I would still like to do. I don't want virtual desktops, but yet have each application open on the pc itself. I would also like to have two servers in the farm so that if one would go down all traffic is routed to the other server and also to help with performance. I purchased two new servers. When looking at the new citrix they had to were to load a new client tool that run in your system tray and you open that to open new applications up. I have purchase XenDesktop. What do I need to do to get this accomplished? Thanks for your help so far.
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Carl WebsterCommented:
Install PS4.5 or XenApp 5 on the two new servers, install the same apps on the new servers exactly the same way you did on the original server, add the 2 new servers to the server list for the applications in the mgmt console and you are basically done.  THe servers will load balance themselves and the users will be directed to the least busy server when they go to run an app.
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jeremyzitAuthor Commented:
I can't find the xenapp 5 download for the server. Do you have a link for the download?
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Carl WebsterCommented:
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jeremyzitAuthor Commented:
I've tried to install xenapp 5 on both servers, but I get an error when I try to run discovery from access console.

 "Citrix MFCOM Service did not respond as expected. Make sure that your user account is a member of this computer's Distributed COM Users group if you are connecting to a remote server. Check the version of Citrix XenApp on the computer and make sure that a compatible version of Citrix MFCOM Service is installed and running."
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Carl WebsterCommented:
You have installed a .Net Framework update that probably broke DSC.  No problem.  copy the following lines to a batch file.  Exit DSC, run the batch file, restart DSC and now you can configure and run Discovery.

C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\citrix\Access Management Console - Dashboard Watcher\DWExtension.dll"
 
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\citrix\Access Management Console - Diagnostics\CdfExtension.dll"
 
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\citrix\Access Management Console - Hotfix Management\HotfixExtension.dll"
 
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\citrix\Access Management Console - Knowledge Base\KnowledgeBaseExtension.dll"
 
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\citrix\Access Management Console - Legacy Tools\MMCPlugIns\LegacyToolsExt\CMCLaunchExtension.dll"
 
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\citrix\Access Management Console - Report Center\ReportCentreExtension.dll"
 
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\citrix\License Server - Administration Snap-in\LicensingExtension.dll"

C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\regasm /codebase "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Citrix\Presentation Server - Administration Snap-in\PSE.Core.dll"
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jeremyzitAuthor Commented:
Still didn't work. I also noticed that there is no MFCom service or IMA Service.
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Carl WebsterCommented:
THen your XenApp install didn't succeed.  Have you installed XenApp before and everything works?
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jeremyzitAuthor Commented:
No. This is the first XenApp install. I'm wondering if I've got a bad ISO file. I'm trying to redownload a new one.
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jeremyzitAuthor Commented:
I've installed Presentation Server 4.5 and 4.0 with out any problems before, but not XenApp.
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Carl WebsterCommented:
XenApp 5 for 2003 is basically PS4.5 with a few updates.
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