Updated fling: Horizon Migration Tool

Summary

Horizon Migration Tool helps you migrate from Citrix XenDesktop and Xen App to Horizon 7.

This tool supports following scenarios:

  • Migration from XenDesktop 7.6 and above to Horizon 7.2
  • Migration from XenApp 7.6 and above/6.0/6.5/5.0 to Horizon 7.2

The GUI wizard-based tool helps:

Desktop Migration:

  • Locate different pool based on Citrix pool type
  • Manage desktop agents
  • Create pools according to different provision technologies (manual, linked clone, instant clone)

Application Migration:

  • Validate the View agent status on RDS hosts (from View connection server, and XenApp server)
  • Create farms
  • Validate application availability on RDS hosts
  • Migrate application/desktop to one or multiple farms (new or existing)
  • Migrate entitlements to new or existing applications/desktops. Combination of application entitlements are supported
  • Check environment
  • Identify incompatible features and configuration

Requirements

  • XenDesktop 7.6 or above
  • XenApp 7.6 or above, 6.5, 6.0, or 5.0
  • Horizon 7.2
  • Horizon Cloud 16.11.0 or 17.1.0

The following software are required:

  • vSphere 6.0 Update 1 or later is required for Horizon instant clone
  • .NET Framework 2.0(for Windows 2008)
  • .NET Framework 3.5(for Windows 2012)
  • JRE8 or above
  • Powershell (Required by migration of XenDesktop 7.6 or above, XenApp7.6 or above/6.5/6.0. By default already installed on system with XenDesktop 7.6 or above, XenApp7.6 or above/6.5/6.0)

Changelog

Version 3.0.0

  • Supports Citirx to Horizon 7.2 migration
  • Added Citrix PVS Desktop pool migration to Horizon 7.2
  • Added Citrix Dedicate MCS Desktop Pool migraiton to Horizon 7.2 as manual pool, linked-clone pool or instant clone pool
  • Fixed Bug: XenApp applications with customerized path includes spaces will migrate properly.
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