How to Citrix PVS target device. Choose on which disk/partition you want the Write Cache

Place the following file empty file: {9E9023A4-7674-41be-8D71-B6C9158313EF}.VDESK.VOL.GUID on the root of the disk/partition that is not available as write cache partition. PVS avoids this disk and takes the next largest disk.



Powershell Examples calling wmi SCCM client

#Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\ccm\clientsdk -Class * -List
#Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\ccm -Class * -List
#Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\ccm -Class SMS_Client
#Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\ccm\clientsdk -Class CCM_Program -List | select -ExpandProperty Properties
#Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\ccm\clientsdk -Class CCM_ClientUtilities -List | select -ExpandProperty Methods

#Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\ccm\clientsdk -Class CCM_InstalledDeploymentType -List | select -ExpandProperty Properties
#Invoke-WmiMethod -Namespace root\ccm\clientsdk -Class CCM_InstalledDeploymentType -Name Id
$versionSCCMclient = Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\ccm -Class SMS_Client | Select -ExpandProperty ClientVersion

IF ($versionSCCMclient -ne “5.00.7958.1401”) {

Write-Host “Old Version start upgrade”
CMD.exe /C msiexec.exe /p configmgr2012ac-r2-kb2994331-i386.msp /L*v %TEMP%\configmgr2012ac-r2-kb2994331-i386.msp.LOG /q REINSTALL=ALL REINSTALLMODE=mous



Change language settings powershell



ipmo international


#Home and systemlocale  Netherlands and nl-NL
#Set-WinSystemLocale nl-NL
#Set-WinHomeLocation -GeoId 176

#Adds lang. nl-NL
#$UserLang = Get-WinUserLanguageList
#Set-WinUserLanguageList $UserLang -Force

# Override Lang. nl-NL
#Set-WinUILanguageOverride nl-NL



Drivers PVS target device software not copied during unattended install with SCCM

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Somehow the drivers files are not transferred to the “%windir%\System32\Driver” folder during unattended (SCCM/Wisdom) installation.  Copy CFsDep2*.* files from “C:\Program Files\Citrix\Provisioning Services\drivers”  to “%windir%\System32\Driver”  afterwards you can install you can install the PVS Target Device client unattended by running “PVS_Device_x64.exe /S /v /qn

Lync 2013 sp1 unattend/silent install VLC fails

check the following link

Following piece helps:


1. Downloaded a x86 copy of Office 2013 Pro Plus with SP1 ISO from VLSC
2. Extracted the contents and deleted the “admin” folder
3. Downloaded and extracted the copy of the new (dated 4/28/2014) OCT from the link
4. Copied the resulting “admin” folder from step 3 to the Pro Plus source
5. Launched the OCT by running setup.exe /admin
6. In the “Set feature installation states” changed Visio Viewer to Run all from my computer
7. Saved the MSP file to the Updates folder of the Pro Plus source
8. Ran setup.exe and confirmed that Lync and One Drive for Business are installed