Citrix DaaS

Citrix DaaS document history

The following table describes important changes to the Citrix DaaS (formerly Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service) product documentation. These changes can be in addition to items in What’s new.

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Date Change Description
30 Jun 2022 Added a new section to the Manage machine catalogs article Use PowerShell to check VDA upgrade status and VDA version. Learn more.
24 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template specs when using machine profiles. Learn more.
17 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Restart schedule support for single-session OS machines. Learn more.
17 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Option to perform user name pre-checks. Learn more.
16 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for SCVMM 2022. Learn More.
16 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for configuring maximum concurrent provisioning operations parameter on AWS. Learn More.
16 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to change the network setting for an existing provisioning scheme. Learn More.
16 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Retrieve region name information for Azure VMs, managed disks, snapshots, Azure VHD, and ARM template. Learn More.
16 Jun 2022 Updated topic - Deprecation Use of unmanaged disk to provision VM in Azure environments. Learn More.
16 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to use machine profile property values in Azure environment. Learn More.
16 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Extended support for VDA upgrade. Learn more.
15 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new, Application and Desktop Probing in Monitor Citrix Probe Agent now available in Citrix Cloud Japan and Citrix Cloud Government Control Planes. Learn More.
10 Jun 2022 Updated topic - Scale and size considerations for Cloud Connectors Updated with new tested values and recommendations. Learn More.
10 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Customize the port used for communication between VDAs and Cloud Connectors. Learn more.
09 Jun 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for organizing machine catalogs using folders. Learn more.
31 May 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Enhanced Session launch diagnostics. Learn more.
25 May 2022 Updated topic - Non-domain-joined Removed FAS limitation. Learn more.
17 May 2022 Updated topic - Sign up for Citrix DaaS Ordering Citirx DaaS through Google Cloud Marketplace. Learn more.
17 May 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Azure Stack HCI provisioning through SCVMM. Learn more.
17 May 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for identifying all Azure resources created by MCS. Learn more.
17 May 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Set-ProvServiceConfigurationData in Remote PowerShell SDK. Learn more.
17 May 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to set the Linux license type when creating Linux machine catalogs using PoSH command. Learn more.
17 May 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for adding non-Active Directory users manually. Learn more.
17 May 2022 Added a new section to the Upgrade article Upgrade VDAs using the Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
02 May 2022 Name change Changed Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops to Citrix DaaS to align with updates made to the product UI.
29 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Home page for the Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
28 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Show the progress of catalog creation and updates. Learn more.
27 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Display available hypervisors and cloud services based on the selected zone. Learn more.
27 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for non-on-premises-AD-joined users in Full Configuration. Learn more.
26 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to reject invalid custom properties in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Azure environments. Learn more.
25 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for creating Azure Active Directory joined machines (preview). Learn more.
25 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for creating hybrid Azure Active Directory joined machines. Learn more.
25 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Azure trusted launch support for snapshots. Learn more.
25 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Export machines. Learn more.
21 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Option to access Workspace Environment Management web console. Learn more.
19 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to manage ProvScheme parameters. Learn more.
13 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for restarting non-power managed machines after draining all sessions. Learn more.
07 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for upgrading VDA machines (preview). Learn more.
06 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Machines are not shut down during outages. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Option to access the Session Recording service. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Rebranded Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Tenant support in Full Configuration. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Updates for Autoscale. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new License validity checks. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Blade style applied to the Machine Catalogs and Policies nodes. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - AWS cloud environments About AWS permissions. Learn more.
01 Apr 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for updating MCS provisioned machines in Azure environments. Learn more.
11 Mar 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops for Google Cloud available on Google Cloud Marketplace. Learn more.
07 Mar 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Azure trusted launch support. Learn more.
03 Mar 2022 Updated topic - Migrate workloads to public cloud Image Portability Service released. Learn more.
03 Mar 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Azure permissions. Learn more.
28 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for using VM’s temporary disk to host the write-back cache disk in Azure environments. Learn more.
25 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Updates to AWS host connection default settings. Learn more.
24 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Added support for different storage tiers in GCP environments. Learn more.
24 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for changing certain VM settings after creating Azure VM catalogs. Learn more.
23 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for storing Azure ephemeral OS disk either on the cache disk or temporary disk. Learn more.
17 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Nutanix clusters on AWS. Learn more.
16 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for VMware cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Learn more.
11 Feb 2022 Updated topic - AWS cloud environments In minimal IAM permissions policy, specific resource-level permissions can be added instead of full access. Learn more.
08 Feb 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for configuring write-back cache disk for machines running on GCP. Learn more.
31 Jan 2022 Updated topic - Identify resources created by MCS Ability to identify GCP resources created by MCS. Learn more.
31 Jan 2022 Removed topic Removed topic on Important consideration about setting custom properties because GCP does not display the error message in the mentioned format.
24 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Troubleshooting VDA registration and session launch issues using Full Configuration*. Learn more.
24 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to specify the Azure secret expiration date for existing connections. Learn more.
24 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new A button to add administrators. Learn more.
24 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new New look and feel of wizards in Full Configuration. Learn more.
17 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for retaining system disk when MCS I/O is enabled for machines running on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Learn more.
17 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Support for direct upload or download from EBS on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Learn more.
11 Jan 2022 Update to system requirements Clarified Visual C++ Runtime Redistributable versions.
06 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to configure access to Manage and Monitor. Learn more.
05 Jan 2022 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to identify Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources created by MCS. Learn more.
04 Jan 2022 Updated topic - Microsoft Azure Resource Manager cloud environments Restriction on enabling Azure ephemeral OS disk and MCS I/O at the same time. Learn more.
30 Dec 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Google Cloud VMware Engine. Learn more.
17 Dec 2021 Updated topic - Microsoft Azure Resource Manager cloud environments Added support for Azure ephemeral OS temp disk. Learn more.
15 Dec 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to specify what account names start with when specifying a naming scheme. Learn more.
15 Dec 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support for creating Nutanix AHV XI and Nutanix AHV Prism Central (PC) connections. Learn more.
09 Dec 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support for selecting the storage type for OS disks when provisioning VMs on GCP. Learn more.
07 Dec 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Option to use Azure ephemeral OS disk. Learn more.
03 Dec 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Option to protect accidental machine deletion. Learn more.
30 Nov 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Annotating an image when updating machines. Learn more.
17 Nov 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Multi-type licensing support. Learn more.
09 Nov 2021 Updated article Updated Limits value.
05 Nov 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support for displaying Azure Marketplace purchase plan information. Learn more.
28 Oct 2021 Updated topic Added new information about managing catalogs created in Quick Deploy.
15 Oct 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Ability to update persistent MCS catalogs. Learn more.
15 Oct 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Option to provision VMs on an Azure dedicated host. Learn more.
14 Oct 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Preserving a provisioned virtual machine when power cycling. Learn more.
13 Oct 2021 PowerShell version support Added PowerShell version support information.
08 Oct 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Binding a machine catalog to a Workspace Environment Management configuration set. Learn more.
29 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Enhancement for adding informative descriptions about changes related to machine catalog image updates. Learn more.
29 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added support for Azure VMware Solution. Learn more.
29 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Use the same resource group for multiple catalogs. Learn more.
28 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Retrieve information for Azure VMs. Learn more.
28 Sep 2021 Updated topic Update for Automated Configuration. Learn more.
24 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new More scheduling options available with restart schedules. Learn more.
23 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support preserving custom columns that degrade performance. Learn more.
09 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added support for non-domain-joined catalogs. Learn more.
08 Sep 2021 Correction Noted Browser Content Redirection automatic installation for VDAWorkstationCoreSetup.exe installer (minimum VDA version 2003).
08 Sep 2021 Updated topic Added links to videos about Local Host Cache.
06 Sep 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature to the Manage > Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
01 Sep 2021 Updated topic Added support for Windows Server 2022. Learn more.
30 Aug 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature to the Manage > Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
26 Aug 2021 Updated article Add ICA security information.
23 Aug 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Additional storage types for virtual machines in Azure environments. Learn more.
23 Aug 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature to the Manage > Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
13 Aug 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added features to the Manage > Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
11 Aug 2021 Updated article Added instructions for changing root password in image created from Ubuntu prepared image when using Quick Deploy.
30 Jul 2021 Updated article - What’s new Added a feature to the Manage > Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
28 Jul 2021 Updated article Updated Limits value.
21 Jul 2021 New articles Added task articles under Quick Deploy.
21 Jul 2021 New article Added Technical security overview for Citrix Managed Azure.
21 Jul 2021 Updated article Updated instructions on how to change URL types for Host to client redirection.
20 Jul 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature to the Manage > Full Configuration interface. Learn more.
20 Jul 2021 Updated topic Updated Limits value.
14 Jul 2021 Updated topic Updated Limits values.
13 Jul 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support Customer Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Learn more.
08 Jul 2021 Updated topic Added information about application IDs and client secrets. See Authenticate to Azure to create a service principal.
07 Jul 2021 Correction Updated PowerShell option name for allowing session reconnection when disconnected in maintenance mode.
06 Jul 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Updates to the Manage tab. Learn more.
06 Jul 2021 Updated topic Announced deprecation of the legacy console. See Deprecation.
05 Jul 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature for Web Studio. Learn more.
29 Jun 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Enhancement for adding Azure Shared Image Gallery image version as master image source. Learn more.
23 Jun 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support shielded virtual machines on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Learn more.
22 Jun 2021 Updated topic Updates for 2106 VDA.
22 Jun 2021 Updated topic Use registry settings to enforce HTTPS or HTTP traffic.
16 Jun 2021 Name change Changed Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure Virtual Desktop.
10 Jun 2021 Article title change Changed Install and configure to Plan and build a deployment.
09 Jun 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added Azure standard SSD support for an identity disk to reduce cost. Learn more.
09 Jun 2021 Removed topic Removed Azure Quick Deploy topic.
07 Jun 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added features for Web Studio. Learn more.
28 May 2021 Added a new section to the Optimization for Microsoft Teams article For details, see Proxy servers
27 May 2021 Updated topic Added link to service’s Lifecycle policy.
25 May 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added enhancement to session reconnection. Learn more.
18 May 2021 Correction When installing or upgrading a VDA, configure MCS IO on the Additional Components page (instead of Features). From the command line, use /includeadditional "Citrix MCS IODriver" or /exclude "Citrix MCS IODriver" (instead of /install_mcsio_driver).
18 May 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature for Web Studio. Learn more.
17 May 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added support for Azure ephemeral disk. Learn more
17 May 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Updated Azure values for the maximum number of simultaneous actions. Learn more.
06 May 2021 Added topic FIDO2 redirection. Learn more.
30 Apr 2021 Updated topic Features unavailable during an outage updated.
28 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature for retrieving dynamic instances using AWS API. Learn more.
28 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature for Web Studio. Learn more.
27 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature for MCS I/O support for Azure VMs without temporary storage. Learn more.
27 Apr 2021 Updated topics During VDA installation, specifying the Citrix WEM Agent uses the option “Citrix WEM Agent” (not “Workspace Environment Management”).
27 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added a feature for Web Studio. Learn more.
26 Apr 2021 Updated topic Update for Automated Configuration. Learn more.
22 Apr 2021 Updated topic Updated Limits values.
09 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added feature for preserving GCP instances across power cycles. Learn more.
09 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Azure Gen2 images. Learn more.
09 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added feature for disabling table storage accounts. Learn more.
09 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added feature for eliminating locks in storage accounts. Learn more.
08 Apr 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added features for Web Studio. Learn more.
31 Mar 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Azure dedicated hosts Learn more values.
30 Mar 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Azure server side encryption. Learn more.
29 Mar 2021 Updated topic - Limits Increased VDAs per Google Cloud Platform project. See Machine Creation Services (MCS) limits
26 Mar 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Provision machines into specified availability zones on Azure. Learn more.
19 Mar 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added features for Web Studio. Learn more.
04 Mar 2021 Updated topic Added information about Citrix Optimizer for Windows VDAs
03 Mar 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Azure Shared Image Gallery. Learn more.
03 Mar 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Storage buckets created in same Google Cloud Platform region. Learn more.
25 Feb 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Machine restart schedules. Learn more.
25 Feb 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added features for Web Studio. Learn more.
24 Feb 2021 Updated topic New information about Citrix Managed Azure.
26 Jan 2021 Updated topic Updated Limits values.
21 Jan 2021 Updated topic A new PowerShell command option (-DefaultReuseMachinesWithoutShutdownInOutage) extends reuse of desktop VDAs in pooled delivery groups during an outage by default. See Application and desktop support.
21 Jan 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Google Cloud Platform on-demand provisioning. Learn more.
20 Jan 2021 Updated topic - What’s new Added features for Web Studio. Learn more.
17 Dec 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Web Studio available as a preview. Learn more.
17 Nov 2020 RDS license server information Added information about Microsoft RDS License Servers for Windows Server workloads.
30 Sep 2020 Updated topic Added concurrent Director session administrators limit.
22 Sep 2020 New article The new Quick Deploy feature replaces the earlier Azure Quick Deploy.
17 Sep 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Security key to authenticate StoreFront and Citrix Gateway and Session Administrator (built-in role). Learn more.
03 Sep 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Support for VMware vSphere 7.0 and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019, use direct upload when creating managed disks in Azure, added support for NV4as_v4 machine types, updates to the narrow scoped service principal for Azure managed disks. Learn more.
31 Aug 2020 Updated topic Limited access to the Remote PowerShell SDK during an outage. See What is unavailable during an outage.
19 Aug 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Shared VPC support and zone selection support for Google Cloud Platform. Learn more.
14 Aug 2020 Added new article Added the Double hop in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops article. For more information, see Double hop in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.
27 Jul 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Power-off delay support for assigned VDI machines (PowerShell only) and support for granular, role-based access to the Filters page. Learn more.
24 Jul 2020 Updated topic Removed unsupported /hdxflashv2only VDA install command option.
24 Jul 2020 Updated topics Add information about XML trust. Can now use Set-BrokerSite.
23 Jul 2020 Updated topic Updated Limits.
10 Jul 2020 Article added to TOC Retitled StoreFront article to User access and updated.
10 Jul 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Windows Client licenses. Learn more.
19 Jun 2020 Added topic Added User personalization layer topic.
28 May 2020 Updated topic Updated discovery module for App-V packages and servers.
21 May 2020 Updated topic Updated MCS limit for maximum VDAs per Azure subscription.
21 May 2020 Updated topic Can indicate whether a machine restart schedule affects machines in maintenance mode (PowerShell only).
07 May 2020 Updated Local Host Cache topic StoreFront feature for resource availability during outage. Learn more.
10 Apr 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Autoscale - Enhanced scheduling granularity for VDI Delivery Groups and EDT MTU Discovery. Learn more.
09 Apr 2020 Added several topics Added several topics that were just links. See HDX, Devices, Graphics, Multimedia, General content redirection and the subtopics. See Citrix ICA virtual channels, Virtual IP and virtual loopback, and [Sessions].
04 Apr 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Information about AWS instance property capturing and operational resource tagging Learn more.
26 Mar 2020 Add article about limits Add article about resource limits.
04 Mar 2020 New topic Added Licenses article, containing links to license usage information.
15 Jan 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Added warning about upgrading VDAs that have the Personal vDisk (PvD) component installed. Learn more.
10 Jan 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Language bar added to Citrix Studio. Learn more.
03 Jan 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Support for restart schedule maximum delay timer (PowerShell only). Learn more.
02 Jan 2020 Updated topic - What’s new Support for vertical load balancing (PowerShell only). Learn more.
19 Dec 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Support for Citrix Service Providers to onboard tenant customers and provide access to apps and desktops through shared or dedicated workspaces. Learn more.
06 Dec 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Support for determining why a machine is in maintenance mode (PowerShell only). Learn more.
02 Dec 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Autoscale - Dynamically provision machines with Autoscale. Learn more.
19 Nov 2019 Updated topic - What’s new GroomStartHour support. Learn more.
06 Nov 2019 Updated topic - What’s new OData Pagination support. Learn more.
23 Oct 2019 Updated topic - What’s new App-V functionality added to Citrix Cloud. Learn more.
14 Oct 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Support for using Machine Creation Services (MCS) to provision machines on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Learn more.
30 Sep 2019 Updated topic - What’s new VDA support for Windows Virtual Desktop. Learn more.
18 Sep 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Tags on machine catalogs. Learn more.
16 Sep 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Session startup duration in Monitor displays. Learn more.
22 Aug 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Enhancements to Monitor session information displays. Learn more.
02 Jul 2019 Updated topic - What’s new Added the new feature - Operating System name changes. Learn more.
01 Jul 2019 Setup of Document History article Setup of the Document History article for the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service.
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