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Administration Guide for Cisco Virtualization Experience Client 6215 Firmware Release 8.6

September 5, 2012

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Administration Guide for Cisco Virtualization Experience Client 6215 Firmware Release 8.6

© 2012 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

C O N T E N T S

 

Preface vii

 

 

 

Overview

vii

 

 

Audience

viii

 

 

Organization viii

 

 

Related Documentation

viii

 

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines ix

 

Document Conventions

ix

 

Central Configuration Using Cisco VXC Manager 1-1

C H A P T E R 1

 

Cisco VXC Manager 1-1

 

 

INI Files

1-1

 

Cisco VXC 6215 Add-Ons 1-2

 

 

Optional Voice and Video Firmware Add-on

1-3

 

Disabled Power Management Settings with Voice and Video Firmware Add-on 1-3

High-Level Administration Steps 1-3

 

 

Cisco VXC 6215 Deployment with a Cisco Virtual Office Router 1-4

Recognizing USB Devices with Citrix XenDesktop

1-5

 

Common Guidelines for XenDesktop 4.0, 5.0, and 5.5

1-5

Recognizing USB Cameras with Citrix XenDesktop

1-5

Guidelines for HDX Plug-n-Play with XenDesktop 4.0

1-6

Guidelines for HDX Plug-n-Play with XenDesktop 5.0 and 5.5 1-6

Guidelines for HDX RealTime Webcam for XenDesktop 5.0 and 5.5 1-7

 

Monitor Resolution Configuration 1-7

 

 

 

 

Cisco VXC Manager Configuration Quick Reference

 

C H A P T E R 2

2-1

 

Client Discovery Using Cisco VXC Manager

2-2

 

 

 

Configuring the DHCP Server for Device Discovery

2-2

 

Create a wlx.ini File for Client Configuration

2-8

 

 

 

INI File Examples 2-8

 

 

 

 

Firefox Browser Configuration Example

2-8

 

 

XenDesktop INI Configuration Example

2-9

 

 

VMware View INI Configuration Example

2-9

 

 

RDP INI Configuration Example 2-9

 

 

 

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Contents

Create a Cisco VXC Manager Package for the wlx.ini File

2-10

Schedule Device Updates Using Default Device Configuration

2-12

Configuring Default Device Configuration Preferences

2-12

Procedure for First-Time Default Device Configuration

2-13

Procedure for Existing Default Device Configuration

2-13

Schedule Device Updates Using the Drag-and-Drop Method

2-14

Optional Voice and Video Firmware Add-On

2-15

 

 

Register a Package to Enable a Cisco Add-On

2-15

 

 

 

 

Update the Cisco VXC 6215 Base VDI Firmware 2-16

 

 

 

Configure Multimedia Redirection with a Proxy Server

2-17

 

 

Additional INI file examples

2-19

 

 

 

 

 

Enable VNC using an INI file

2-19

 

 

 

Time settings

 

2-19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Display and Keyboard settings

 

2-19

 

 

 

Desktop Basics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C H A P T E R

3

3-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Logging In

3-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using Your Desktop

3-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts

3-3

 

 

 

 

 

Connecting to a Monitor

3-3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shutting Down, Restarting, and Suspending 3-4

 

 

 

Viewing System Information

3-4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accessing Applications with the Application Browser

 

C H A P T E R

4

4-1

 

 

Viewing the Connection Manager

4-2

 

 

 

 

 

Performing Diagnostics

4-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viewing Diagnostic Logs

4-3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Configuring the Cisco VXC Manager Agent

4-4

 

 

 

Configuring Volume Control Settings

4-5

 

 

 

 

Opening a Firefox Web Browser Session

4-5

 

 

 

Configuring Display Settings

4-5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viewing System Information

4-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taking Screenshots

4-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

A P P E N D I X A

Central Configuration Using File Server A-1

 

How INI Files Are Employed A-1

 

How to Set Up Central Configuration Using a File Server A-2

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Step 1: Prepare the Root Directory and Folder Structure on the File Server A-2

 

Step 2: Direct the Thin Client to the Server

A-3

 

Using DHCP

A-4

 

 

Step 3: Rebooting

A-5

 

 

Using TightVNC Viewer to Shadow or Monitor a Thin Client B-1

A P P E N D I X B

 

INI Configuration Example for Enabling VNC

B-2

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