Category Archives: Citrix Provisioning Services

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.6 Target Device Antivirus Configuration

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.6 Target Device Antivirus Configuration Recommended Antivirus Configuration and Exclusions for PVS Target Devices: Limit AV product solution definition updates to the Target Device. Create a plan to upgrade the vDisk periodically. Prevent AV Scans on system boot Only set and apply real-time scanning for local drives, not for network drives Do…
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Citrix Provisioning Services 7.6 Antivirus Configuration Requirements

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.6 Antivirus Configuration Requirements One of the biggest items overlooked under a new Citrix environment is the lack of planning and design as it relates to the integration and configuration of their chosen anti-virus solution. This oversight can quickly turn into a huge issue as it relates to environment performance. Weather an…
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Citrix Provisioning Services Network Boot Process

Citrix Provisioning Services Network Boot Process VM/Target Device is powered on Device BIOS configured to perform a network boot (PXE/Network Boot) Network IP Helper(s) Used to extend the limitations of DHCP By default, DHCP services are only able to allow target devices to send out a network broadcast limited to only the network/VLAN that it…
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Citrix PVS 7.6 Database Planning and Requirements

Citrix PVS 7.6 Database Planning and Requirements Only one database is needed or allowed to be associated to a new Citrix PVS Farm. Microsoft SQL Database Services are the only allowed/compatible DB technology product for use with PVS 7.6. The following MS SQL database editions are supported when back-ending a Citrix PVS (Provisioning Services) 7.6…
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