Install StoreFront 2.6

What’s new?

These are the updated features stated in edocs. I will have a deeper look into the different updates in the configuration post about StoreFront 2.6.

  • Simplified store configuration in the administration console
  • Special folder redirection
  • Unauthenticated (anonymous) users
  • Receiver for Web My Apps Folder View
  • Single Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) access
  • Kerberos-constrained delegation for XenApp 6.5
  • XenApp Services Support smart card authentication
  • Receiver for Android, iOS, and Linux smart card authentication
  • Extensible authentication
  • XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop 7.6 connection leasing >> this will be very interesting
  • StoreFront Web API
  • Receiver for Web access from a mobile browser
  • Updated Zero-install Receiver for HTML5 engine

Install StoreFront 2.6 Walk-through

First off all let´s do it manually to see if anything exiting happens. Start the installation from the mounted ISO.

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As I have separated servers for all of the XenApp and XenDesktop server roles I will choose only StoreFront here.

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I have read, understood, and accepted the license agreement…

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Won´t change the installation path, NEXT.

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In my demo environment firewall is disabled by GPO, so lets keep this setting at “automatic”, NEXT.

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Checked the “Summary”, INSTALL.

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No errors, great. Lets click FINISH and open the StoreFront Management Console.

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And we´re done.

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