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Horizon Migration Tool

Horizon Migration is on the best free Tool provided VMware to help migration from Citrix XenDesktop and Xen App to Horizon 7.

Supporting 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

Requirement 

  • 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)

How to Use

  1. Copy this Horizon Migration Tool to one Citrix Delivery Controller
  2. Run the tool by launching the HorizonMigrationTool.exe
  3. Follow the wizard

For more details, check the below demo video

Reference Horizon Migration Tool Guide

Download the Tool From below Link

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