LKBEN10635: Installation Failure of Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 on a Domain Controller


The Installation of CPS 4.5 is aborted after approx. 75% and rolled back


Installation of CPS 4.5 on a Domain Controller is not supported / anonymous users bug


Installation of Citrix Presentation Server (CPS) 4.5 on a Domain Controller is not supported and this is for a good reason. Anyhow, if you have no other choice, try to install CPS on a member server and run the "dcpromo" - wizard afterwards.

Upon Installation of CPS 4.5 there is a checkmark wether to add anonymous user accounts or not; however, whatever you check or uncheck at this point, the installation routine adds anonymous (local!) users anyhow...


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.