The Citrix Broker Service cannot find any available virtual machines

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Im having a complete showstopper.  I did the entire setup following verbatim the reviewers guide xendesktop 7.5 MINUS the bit where it tells me i have to give every user domain admin, if thats an actual requirement Vmware just got a sale. the software is running on Server 2012 fully patched, and Xenserver 6.2 is the hypervisor.

If I login as a domain admin to the /Citrix/Storeweb page, and attempt to launch a published application I get  the following error

The Citrix Broker Service failed to broker a connection for user XENDEMO\administrator to resource Notepad. The Citrix Broker Service cannot find any available virtual machines..  attempting to run applications as non domain admin from chrome on windows 8.1 with the receiver installed results in a spinning icon, the receiver flashes up for a second then vanishes, no errors or application end up running.

Currently there is a single vm in a machine group, (windows 8.1) and a single delivery group, with said VM in it, and 10 applications selected.  Permissions for the delivery group have been granted to Domain Users.  UAC and windows firewall are turned off the windows 8.1 VM, and domain users has been added to the local remote desktop users group.

Im not entirely sure where to go next with this, any assistance would be great!

EDIT: I also have found this in the event logs, not sure if it sheds any light on the above issue(s)

No available resource found for user xendemo\administrator when accessing desktop group Notepad. This message was reported from the Citrix XML Service at address

EDIT2: I have verified via powershell that the system is not set to power down after use.  And the last connection error to the vm is ConnectionTimeout

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MINUS the bit where it tells me i have to give every user domain admin, if thats an actual requirement Vmware just got a sale.

That is definitely not a requirement. Ill see what I can do to get it corrected.

The user who installs XenDesktop must be a local administrator on the Controller

The user who performs initial Site configuration must be both a local administrator on the Controller and a domain user. This user is automatically made a full XenDesktop administrator; if desired, you can drop this users local administrator privileges once the Site has been created.

Additional administrators created after initial Site creation need only be domain users, which no special privileges.

If you wish to use the automatic AD account creation facility of MCS, then the user must have the right to create AD accounts (hopefully this doesnt come as a surprise to anyone!)

Going forwards, the user that performs an XD version upgrade will need to be both a full XenDesktop administrator and a local administrator. This doesnt necessarily have to be the same user who initially configured the Site. [This requirement doesnt apply to upgrades

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Thank you for the reply. I was not aware there was an update to storefront, to be honest the lack of builtin updates, or an application that updates all installed packages is shocking in 2014.  Im looking now for the download.

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That is definitely not a requirement. Ill see what I can do to get it corrected.

The user who performs initial Site configuration must be both a local administrator on the Controller and a domain user. This user is automatically made a full XenDesktop administrator; if desired, you can drop this users local administrator privileges once the Site has been created.

If you wish to use the automatic AD account creation facility of MCS, then the user must have the right to create AD accounts (hopefully this doesnt come as a surprise to anyone!)

Going forwards, the user that performs an XD version upgrade will need to be both a full XenDesktop administrator and a local administrator. This doesnt necessarily have to be the same user who initially configured the Site. [This requirement doesnt apply to upgrades

-Ive got a new issue that ill open a new post for (no scope creep in here!) that is prohibiting me from continuing further.

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