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Wyse Xenith Configuration file

Posted on September 16th, 2010

The Wyse Xenith thin client device can be automatically configured. A DHCP entry can be configured to point the device to a url where is picks up an .ini file with the options set.

Here is a sample xen.ini file:

;*                  Sample INI file (rename to xen.ini)                 *
;*      (Refer to Admin Guide for additional list of supported INIs)    *
;*                                                                      *

;; Wyse Xenith will only replace local engine if an upgrade is available


;; Specify a default domain to show at login page
;; (remove ‘;’ to enable)


;; Specify timezone on client (in case of timezone passthrough)

TimeZone=”Greenwich Mean Time” ManualOverride=yes daylight=yes Start=030507 End=100507 TimeZoneName=”GMT Standard Time” DayLightName=”GMT Daylight Time”
TimeServer=MyTimeServer1,MyTimeServer2 TimeFormat=”24-hour format” DateFormat=”dd/mm/yyyy”

;; You can choose to configure the location of XenDesktop server here
;; instead of using DHCP Option Tag #181
;; (remove ‘;’ to enable)


This is added in the following file structure


The following additional folders can also be added



IIS is configured as per the admin guideto add the MIME types for .ini and . files as text/plain.

More details can be found here: CTX125881 & Wyse #15508

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