Citrix DaaS


This article gives you advanced notice of Citrix DaaS (formerly Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service) features that are being phased out, so that you can make timely business decisions. Citrix monitors customer use and feedback to determine when features are withdrawn. Announcements can change in subsequent releases and might not include every deprecated feature or functionality. For details about product lifecycle support, see the Product Lifecycle Support Policy article.


Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops deprecations and removals are described in their own Deprecation article.

Deprecations and removals

The following list shows the Citrix DaaS features that are deprecated or removed.

Deprecated items are not removed immediately. Citrix continues to support them but they will be removed in a future release.

Removed items are removed, or no longer supported, in Citrix DaaS. Dates in bold face indicate the latest updates.

Item Deprecation announced in release Removed in release Alternative  
Removed the support for Leave user management to Citrix Cloud used in creating delivery groups. September 2023 September 2023    
Support for AwsCaptureInstanceProperties used in AWS environments August 2023   Use a machine profile. See Create a catalog using a machine profile.  
Support for VMware vSphere 6.7   June 2023 Use higher versions for VMware vSphere.  
Schedule-ProvVMUpdate PowerShell command April 2023   Use Set-ProvVMUpdateTimeWindow command.  
Request-ProvVMUpdate PowerShell command April 2023   Use Set-ProvVMUpdateTimeWindow command with -StartsNow and -DurationInMinutes -1 parameters.  
Cancel-ProvVMUpdate PowerShell command April 2023   Use Clear-ProvVMUpdateTimeWindow command.  
Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 April 2023   Use higher versions for Windows Server.  
DedicatedTenancy parameter used in New-ProvScheme command March 2023   Use TenancyType parameter.  
Unmanaged disk to provision VM in Azure environments June 2022      
Support for four AWS specific commands: Revoke-HypSecurityGroupIngress, Revoke-HypSecurityGroupEgress, Grant-HypSecuritygroupegress, and Grant-HypSecurityGroupIngress May 2022      
StorageAccountType parameter used in Azure environments April 2022   Use StorageType.  
Legacy console (MMC-based console) July 2021 November 2021 Use Manage > Full Configuration to access the full range of configuration and management actions.  
Azure Quick Deploy September 2020   Use Quick Deploy.  
Ability to import Citrix Provisioning target devices to create catalogs in Citrix Studio. August 2020 February 2021 Use the Citrix Provisioning Export Devices Wizard to push Citrix Provisioning VMs into Delivery Controllers/MCS for catalog creation. See Export Devices Wizard.