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Whitepaper-Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for Citrix SEP

Created: 22 May 2014 • Updated: 22 May 2014
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Hello Everyone,

This whitepaper focuses strictly on providing guidance on how to successfully deploy the Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 protection stack components to a Citrix VDI Environment. This whitepaper does not cover deploying Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 workstations in a non-VDI environment or other more general administration concerns or Citrix server best practices in general; for guidance on these topics, please refer to the relevant product documentation. Note also, to date the content of this document has been validated with the US English versions of Citrix XenServer 5.6, XenDesktop 5.6 and Provisioning Services 6.0 as well as Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU1 running on Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Symantec Endpoint Protection can function seamlessly in a Citrix VDI environment. Simple policy and configuration changes can increase performance and reliability in that environment.

Supporting Links and Other Useful Online Resources:

Best Practices for Symantec Endpoint Protection on Citrix and Terminal Servers

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH91070

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 - Virtualization Best Practices

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH173650

Citrix Provisioning Services Antivirus Best Practices

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX124185

How to prepare SEP clients on virtual disks for use with Citrix Provisioning Server

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH123419