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  • Citrix Cloud (DaaS) Documentation Script V1.17

    April 22, 2022

    Citrix Cloud, PowerShell

    Version 1.17 21-Apr-2022

    • Added from the April 2022 update:
      • Support for upgrading VDA machines (preview)
      • Using the Full Configuration interface, you can now upgrade VDA machines for your Citrix DaaS deployment
      • You can upgrade them on a per-catalog or a per-machine basis
      • ***The feature applies only to physical machines***
    • Added one setting configurable by Set-BrokerServiceConfigurationData
      • Core.SaaSLicenseComponentCheckPeriodHours
      • Type: int
      • Default: 24
      • Info: Hours Minimum=1 Maximum=24
      • Summary: The time between checks in hours for SaaS license component check
    • Added to a delivery group’s Autoscale section:
      • Arranged and renamed the output to reflect what is shown in the console
      • General
        • Delay powering off machines by __ minutes
        • Machine instance cost per hour ($)
      • Schedule and Peak Times
      • Load-based Settings
        • During peak times capacity buffer (%)
        • During off-peak times capacity buffer (%)
      • Dynamic Session Timeout
        • During peak times idle session timeout (seconds)
        • During off-peak times idle session timeout (seconds)
        • During peak times disconnected session timeout (seconds)
        • During off-peak times disconnected session timeout (seconds)
      • Force User Logoff
      • Autoscaling Tagged Machines
        • Enable Autoscale for machine with tag
        • Control when Autoscale starts powering on tagged machines
        • When usage of untagged machines reaches (%) During peak times
        • When usage of untagged machines reaches (%) During off-peak times
    • Clean up some console output
    • For Function OutputMachineDetails, added a parameter $WhatType for Machine or Desktop
    • For the Summary Page, fixed the Word section headings from Heading4 to Heading2
    • In Function GetRolePermissions:
      • Renamed the App-V permissions group to Application Packages
      • Added new permissions
        • AppLib_PackageDiscovery_Create
        • AppLib_PackageDiscoveryProfile_Create
        • AppLib_PackageDiscoveryProfile_Remove
        • Catalog_CreateFolder
        • Catalog_EditFolder
        • Catalog_MoveFolder
        • Catalog_RemoveFolder
        • AutoTagRule_Create
        • AutoTagRule_Delete
        • AutoTagRule_Edit
        • AutoTagRule_Read
        • VdaUpgrade_CatalogManage
        • VdaUpgrade_MachineManage
    • In Function ProcessLicensing, update the product names, editions, and licensing models
    • In Function ProcessScriptSetup:
      • If the SDK version is less than 7.34, end the script
      • If the Group Policy Snapin version is less than 7.33, end the script
    • Replaced all Get-WmiObject with Get-CimInstance
    • Updated for CVAD 2203/7.33 and CVAD 2206/7.34
    • Updated the help text
    • Updated the ReadMe file

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    About Carl Webster

    Carl Webster is an independent consultant specializing in Citrix, Active Directory, and technical documentation. Carl (aka “Webster”) serves the broader Citrix community by writing articles (see and by being the most active person in the Citrix Zone on Experts Exchange. Webster has a long history in the IT industry beginning with mainframes in 1977, PCs and application development in 1986, and network engineering in 2001. He has worked with Citrix products since 1990 with the premiere of their first product – the MULTIUSER OS/2.

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