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How to Install Citrix Provisioning Service 6.1 Target Device Hotfixes

  • CTX135746
  • Created onMar 26, 2014
  • Updated onApr 23, 2014
Article Topic Installation/Upgrade

Objective

This article contains instructions for installing Citrix Provisioning Service 6.1 Target Device Hotfixes.

Instructions

For more information regarding Provisioning Services packages, refer to CTX136443

Important: For fresh installations, see eDocs in the Citrix product documentation library. For upgrade installation, complete the following steps:

Installing a Target Device Hotfix with Loose Binaries

To upgrade your Target Device using loose binaries, see eDocs in the Citrix product documentation library. Follow the instructions provided for “Manually Updating a vDisk Image”

For upgrading vDisks using Hyper-V and loose binaries, see eDocs, the Citrix product documentation library. Follow the instructions provided for “Upgrading vDisks using Hyper-V”

Installing a Target Device Hotfix with a Full Install Package

Target Device hotfixes with a full install package can be deployed only on the Master Target Device.

Complete the following instructions to uninstall the existing package and installing the current full install package.

Uninstalling Provisioning Services from the Original Hard Drive on Master Target Device

  1. Start from the vDisk in Private Image Mode.

  2. Right-click My Computer, and select Manage. The Computer Management window appears.

  3. Under Storage, click Disk Management.

  4. Get the drive letter of the local hard disk (Disk 0) from where the vDisk was created. Ensure the partition is Active.

  5. Run the Image Builder utility on the target device. The utility is located at \Program Files\Citrix\Provisioning Services\BNImage.exe

  6. Under Destination Drive, specify the drive letter of the local hard disk from Step 4.

  7. Click Build to start vDisk image cloning to the local hard disk on the Master Target Device and restart.

  8. Configure the Master Target Device to start from local hard drive.

  9. On the Master Target Device, uninstall Provisioning Services.

Uninstalling Provisioning Services from a Newly Created Hard Drive on a Master Target Device

  1. Start from the vDisk in Private Image Mode.

  2. Right-click My Computer and select Manage. The Computer Management window appears.

  3. Under Storage, click Disk Management.

  4. Create a new primary partition as the first partition, assign a drive letter, format, and mark it as Active.

  5. Delete the boot.ini file from the root of the vDisk.

  6. Run the Image Builder utility on the target device. The utility is located at \Program Files\Citrix\Provisioning Services\BNImage.exe.

  7. Under Destination Drive, specify the drive letter of the local hard disk from Step 4.

  8. Click Build to start vDisk image cloning to the local hard disk on the Master Target Device, then restart.

  9. Configure the Master Target Device to start from local hard drive.

  10. On the Master Target Device, uninstall Provisioning Services.

Installing a Target Device Hotfix and Imaging New vDisk

  1. From the Provisioning Services Console, ensure the vDisk is in private image mode.

  2. On the Master Target Device, run the Provisioning Services Device installer included in the hotfix.

  3. Run the Provisioning Services Imaging Wizard and select Use existing vDisk to replace the associated vDisk.

  4. After the VHD is created but before restarting the device, check the Device properties on the Console to ensure the device is set to start from Hard Disk.

  5. Restart the device and configure it to start from Network, then perform a PXE boot of the device. This will cause the system to automatically start running Citrix Converter to finalize VDisk imaging.

  6. On the Console, modify the Device properties to force the device to start from vDisk.

  7. Restart the Master Target Device and ensure that the new vDisk is running without issue.

For upgrading vDisks using Hyper-V and full install packages, see eDocs, the Citrix product documentation library. Follow the instructions provided for “Upgrading vDisks using Hyper-V”

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