Director 7.8 Upgrade

Director 7.8 Upgrade

  Upgrade Steps for Citrix Director 7.8

Upgrading or Installing Citrix Director 7.8 is a quick install that will provide administrators insight into their XenApp Farm and XenDesktop Sites. Director is a real-time web tool that allows administrators to monitor, troubleshoot, and perform support tasks for end users.

To start Installing or Upgrading to Citrix Director 7.8, download the XenDesktop/XenApp 7.8 ISO from Citrix.

Mount ISO file on your Window 2012R2 Server.

Open the XenDesktop/XenApp 7.8 ISO File. Navigate to Autorun.exe and double click to launch the installer.


XenDesktop/XenApp 7.8 Splash Screen:

Click on Upgrade > Studio and Server Components.

Start Screen XD 7.8 Director

Software License Agreement:

Read and Select ” I have read, understand, and accept the terms of the license agreement.” Click Next.

Citrix Director 7.8 Software License AgreementEnsure a Successful Deployment or XenDesktop 7.8 and Director:

Verify the upgrade steps for a successful Director deployment and click Next.

Citrix Director 7.8 Ensure a Successful UpgradeCitrix Delivery Controller List:

Type in the FQDN of your XenDesktop/XenApp Delivery Controllers. Test Connection and click add for each delivery controller. Click Next to continue.

Citrix Director 7.8 Delivery Controllers

Firewall Settings:

Select Automatically, and click Next.

Citrix Director 7.8 Firewall Settings


Review the prerequisites and settings. Click Upgrade when ready.

Director Summary

Select Launch Director and click Finish.

Directpr Finished Install

Login and verify Director is working correctly.

Login Director 7.8

If you have Service.MultiSite = True, check both sites from the drop down.

MultiSite Director 7.8

Verify the version and build number by going to About Director.

About DirectorDirector 7.8.0 Build 113.

Direct 7.8 Build 113

If you had any customized settings configured in IIS Application Settings. Go back and verify they weren’t reset.

IIS Direct Settings

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