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Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By : Gaspare Silvestri
Book Image

Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By: Gaspare Silvestri

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook Third Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Configuring a target device – the PVS architecture

After describing the process of the basic configuration of a Master Image, desktop or server, it is time to pass from the MCS architecture configuration type to the Provisioning Services (PVS) earlier discussed in this book. In this third recipe, we will explain how to configure an operating system target device, which will be used later in this book to a deploy machine's catalogue for the PVS offer.

Getting ready

The main required step for this recipe is installing a Windows 8.x virtual machine, which will be used as the Master Image to deploy the virtual desktop instances within a XenDesktop PVS configuration.


You can refer to the following Microsoft link for the Windows 8.x installation procedure:

How to do it...

In the following steps, we will describe how to configure a Windows 8.x machine as a target device for the PVS architecture:

  1. After downloading the ISO file from your personal...