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Citrix® XenDesktop® 7 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Configuring a target device – PVS architecture

After describing the process of the basic configuration of a master image, desktop, or server, it's time to pass from the MCS architecture configuration type to the Provisioning Services (PVS) previously discussed in this book. In this recipe, we will explain how to configure an operating system target device, which will be used later in this book to deploy machine catalogs for the Provisioning Services offer.

Getting ready

The main required step for this recipe is installing a Windows 8 virtual machine, which will be used as the master image for the deployment of the virtual desktop instances within a XenDesktop PVS configuration.

Note

You can refer at the following Microsoft link for the Windows 8 installation ...

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