Xendesktop 7.1 upgrade to Xendesktop 7.6

Hi

  Has anyone got detailed step by step guide to upgrade Xendesktop 7.1 to 7.6 pl ?  
This is our environment on VMware:  
1 Site
2 DDC's
SQL Server Database
3 Catalogs using MCS , presents 50 windows 7 Desktops.
Windows 7 master Image vm template on Vcenter.
1 Catalog presents 2 published applications installed on 2 VM's.

   Pl let me know the order of upgrade.
jafrullahmAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

jafrullahmAuthor Commented:
Couple of questions:  First let me explain what components we got here:

The whole infrastructure is on Vsphere 5.5

Citrix License Server 11.12.1 build 14008
Web interface Server 5.4
XD 7.1 with 2 DDC's
1 windows 7 master image , it is a VM with snapshots.
3 Machine Catologs.
Catalog 1: 2 Windows 2008R2 VM's with couple of applications. This catalog publishes those 2 apps.
Catalog2:  20 Vdi's using latest snapshot of master image.  This catalog is Non Persistent, randam pool and publishes windows 7 vm's.
Catalog3: 10 vdi's using one of the previous snapshot of the same master image. This catalog is same as above but just uses old snapshot of the image.

Now the order I will be doing is:

1)Upgrade 2 Windows 2008 R2 servers VDA version.
2) Upgrade VDA of Master Image windows 7 vm.  Take a snapshot , update Catalog2 machines with this snapshot ?
 Catalog3 will only be available temporarily as users are testing Catalog2 .  Once users are happy with Catalog2 then we will delete previous snapshots and stay just on latest one.

Bit confused on how I can upgrade vda for catalog3 ? Can vda 7.1 version co exist with 7.6 version ?
If so then I can leave catalog3 untouched and wait for users to come back and delete it.

Once vda's of images upgraded, then proceed with DDC 1 upgrade, then site upgrade and ddc2 upgrade.  Then Catalog and Delivery group upgrade.

Not sure if you understand my question clearly ? If not pl let me know. I can explain in detail.
0
joharderCommented:
Citrix is holding a webinar this week on this subject: http://www.citrix.com/events/introduction-to-xenapp-76-upgrade-planning.html.

It is likely that the webinar will also include references and an upgrade guide.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
jafrullahmAuthor Commented:
Good Webinar.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Citrix

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.