Assign Citrix Licenses to Users

The following steps are to be done in the Citrix DaaS full configuration console:

  1. Select Start next to Optimize user experience on Cloud PCs. Alternatively, you may select License Assignments on the left. Optimize user experience
  2. Select Manage Users. Manage users
  3. Select Add. Manage users add
  4. Search for the users you want to assign a Citrix license to. You can enter:
    • Full name or UPN to search for an exact match.
    • Part of the name or User Principal Name (UPN) to search for all users that match that search criteria.
    • Leave text box blank to retrieve all users (not recommended for large directories).
  5. Select the user that you would like to assign a license to and click OK.


    At present, you can select up to 10 users at a time.

    Manage users OK

  6. Select Save. Select users save
  7. Select OK.
  8. If the list of users does not reflect your selection, select the refresh button to update it. License assignment users
  9. Citrix communicates to the Windows 365 service that the selected users are entitled to use Citrix. If the selected users already have Cloud PCs provisioned, Windows 365 will automatically install the Citrix Virtual Delivery Agent (VDA) on those Cloud PCs and switch the user access to Citrix. If the selected users do not have Cloud PCs assigned yet, the VDA will be installed on their Cloud PCs immediately after the Cloud PC is provisioned at the time of Cloud PC license assignment.
  10. Proceed to Provision Cloud PCs.
Assign Citrix Licenses to Users

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