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 Citrix monitors customer use and feedback to determine when features are withdrawn.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
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 cloud Studio. August 2020 February 2021 Use the Citrix Provisioning Export Devices Wizard to push Citrix Provisioning VMs into Delivery Controllers/MCS for catalog creation.