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Preparing XEN for
2X VirtualDesktopServer

2X VDI Agent System Requirements

The use of 2X VirtualDesktopServer with XEN was tested using OpenSuse 11.1 as the host server.
NOTE: Make sure that support for virtualization is enabled from the BIOS. Run the following command:
egrep -q '^flags.*(svm|vmx)' /proc/cpuinfo && echo 'virtualization supported'
and a message should be displayed confirming that virtualization is supported.

Figure 1: Virtual Machine Manager
A guest operating system (like Windows XP/Vista) must be created on the XEN server which features an RDP server.
After the guest OS installation is complete make sure that the RDP server is started. To confirm that the server is running, launch a Remote Desktop Client and connect to the guest operating system using the computer name (of the guest OS) and the RDP port (default RDP port is 3389).