Citrix Provisioning Services 6.0
Finally its here, Citrix Provisioning Services 6.0 many people have been waiting for this “Big” release.
Key new features in Citrix Provisioning Services 6.0
Integrated vDisk Versioning
Automated vDisk Updating
Support for Replicated vDisk Storage
XenDesktop and Streamed VM Setup Wizards
- Integrated vDisk Version Management: Allows you to create and manage versions directly within the Provisioning Services Console. Versions can be targeted specific groups of devices facilitating the image lifecycle flow through maintenance, test, and production. In addition, versions are maintained as difference files, conserving storage space.
- Automated vDisk Updates: Allows you to define recurring scheduled tasks that automate the process of vDisk patching using tools like Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
- Support for vDisk Replication: Allows you to safely use replication solutions like Microsoft DFS Replication to distribute vDisks across multiple servers or geographic locations. Provisioning Servers will maintain an inventory of available vDisks and versions and adjust load balancing as needed to ensure sessions are only assigned to servers that have access to the required vDisk/version.
Download Citrix Provisioning Services 6 here (require MyCitrix ID)