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Better Process to Move Citrix XenApp 6.5 server from 1 Windows domain to another

jnordeng
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Hello.  We have a production Citrix XenApp 6.5 farm consisting of 13 servers, a separate license server and separate Secure Gateway servers.  We are migrating all servers off of domain1x and moving them to domain2z.   I have begun moving our Citrix XenApp 6.5 servers from one Windows domain to another.  I have found that I am not unable to 'remove' from the XenApp farm and receive a message that this cannot be removed because the server is online and have to uninstall XenApp.  After the server windows domain has been changed I can then re-install XenApp and join the existing farm.

I am currently doing the test systems, and before I get to production, would like to find out if there are some other steps I can follow to shorten this process?

Thanks in advance.
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Add Local admin to get full access in citrix console
Login as local admin
Change the domain first with data store server and restart
Change the ima service to run using network service and recreate lhc
Login as local admin and add new domain groups in citrix console
Change other server to new domain
Make sure required ports are opened for new domain

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Thank you for your prompt response, getting better at this, ;)