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Citrix® XenDesktop® 7 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Installing and configuring Provisioning Services 7

As we did earlier in the Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook, in this book, we have decided to give particular importance to both the possible resource deployment ways: MCS and PVS. In this recipe, we will explain step-by-step how to install and configure the Provisioning Services 7 platform.

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.0 eliminates the need for external PXE and TFTP platforms, thanks to the empowered Boot Device Manager feature.

Tip

Thanks to the BDM feature, you can avoid using any IP helper (DHCP relay) within your network, because of the absence of PXE systems, which eliminates the boot problems across different networks.

Getting ready

The Provisioning Services 7 platform can be implemented on the ...

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