Updating Inventory Fails with Error: The personal vDisk failed to update

  • CTX139296
  • Created onMar 26, 2014
  • Updated onApr 08, 2014
Article Topic Installation/Upgrade

Symptoms or Error

Updating Inventory fails with the following error:

“The personal vDisk failed to update.”

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Caution! Refer to the Disclaimer at the end of this article before using Registry Editor.

  1. Increase the minimum size of app container to 4096 MB (4 GB, by default it is 2 GB).

HKLM\Software\Citrix\personal vDisk\Config\MinimumVHDSizeMB

Note: Remember to enter values in decimal if using regedit..
  1. Restart the machine and then update the inventory again with command prompt:

C:\Program Files\Citrix\personal vDisk\bin\CtxPvD.exe –s inventory

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After updating the inventory, the master vm will shut down automatically.

Problem Cause

In the personal vDisk logs, the following entry can be noticed:

Failed to generate the sentinel file corresponding to the host file \\?\GLOBALROOT\Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy1\Windows\winsxs\amd64_netfx-aspnet_webadmin_wizard_b03f5f7f11d50a3a_6.1.7600.16385_none_f3ab6fef34443b5c\wizardInit.ascx,Error:112.


Caution! Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that might require you to reinstall your operating system. Citrix cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. Be sure to back up the registry before you edit it.

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