Finally! 2-user testing Presentation Server licenses are available for download by anyone

This has been a long time coming. According to the CDN Blog over at CitrixCommunity.

This has been a long time coming. According to the CDN Blog over at CitrixCommunity.com, anyone can now create a MyCitrix account and login to download a free no-hassle, 2-user "developer" license for Citrix Presentation Server. To do so, login to MyCitrix and select "Product Previews / Beta Releases - License Retrieval" from the "My Tools" widget. You should see a "Presentation Server Dev. Edition" tab. Click on "Retrieve License" in the yellow box, and you'll see your very own license code for Presentation Server. You can then activate this and download the .LIC file to install to your license server just like any other Presentation Server license.

This is a great move on Citrix's behalf. Our licensing forum is filled with people asking where they can get test licenses for Presentation Server. The only previous way to do this was to contact a reseller. Even though Citrix is channel-focused, this was a big turn-off for a lot of people. Of course the 2-user free edition of Presentation Server is not sufficient for "real" testing, but serious Citrix customers can still contact a reseller to get a 99-user, 90-day eval license. But I think that Citrix understands this. In addition to the "developer" community for which the 2-user free developer version is named, I think that this 2-user version will also be popular with hobbyists, tire kickers, and people who want to play with Presentation Server at home. Of course since it doesn't expire every 90 days, it can also be used by people at home who want to learn Presentation Server and get to be Citrix certified, and that's certainly not a bad thing.

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Does anyone know if this can run in Terminal Server Remote Admin Mode or does it require Application Mode?
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Application Mode of course!

ORIGINAL: Guest

Does anyone know if this can run in Terminal Server Remote Admin Mode or does it require Application Mode?
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So a TS license is still needed...  
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Yes a TS license will still be required.
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Yes.  TS Licensing is a Microsoft thing, not Citrix.

ORIGINAL: Guest

So a TS license is still needed...  
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This is a good move.  If the developer is serious, they should still join the Citrix partner program to get access to an NFR copy so more users can be tested without the time limit.
 
tim
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For the past few days I have been trying to retrive the developers licence and I have been getting the below message. Have they stop giving this out?

  

We’re very sorry!
An error has occurred.

  • Please try your task again.
  • If your task continues to fail, please try again later or report the problem to Citrix Customer Care.
We apologize for the inconvenience!

 

The system could not process your request. Please try again.
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Does not look like the developer license is available anymore.

If it still is, please point me to the URL.

 

Kind regards

 

Tom    

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I am also unable to find licenses :(


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I have recently written a blog with steps by step instruction on how to get your FREE eval/developer license for Citrix XenApp.


Let me know if you guys are still having problems.


community.citrix.com/.../How+to+get+an+eval+or+a+developer+license+for+Citrix+XenApp


Thanks


Vishal


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