Provision Cloud PCs

Provisioning of Cloud PCs is done in the Microsoft Intune console. Please refer to the Microsoft documentation for details. Once Cloud PCs have been provisioned, your users are ready to Launch Cloud PCs to access the Cloud PCs using Citrix HDX.


See Assign Citrix Licenses to Users for details on the initial VDA installation.

For the ongoing management of VDA upgrades, Citrix recommends leveraging the VDA Upgrade Service. For more information, see the following:

Entra Hybrid Joined

If you plan to deploy Cloud PCs that are Entra hybrid joined, please review Entra hybrid joined deployments before proceeding.

Windows Hello for Business

Windows Hello for Business is not currently supported as a login option on a virtual desktop. Therefore, to avoid issues with users logging into their virtual desktops, the automatic Windows Hello provisioning is disabled automatically.

If you need to change the Windows Hello configuration to support specific needs in your deployment, see:

  • Intune configuration profiles
  • Group policy: Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Hello for Business

For more information, see Microsoft’s documentation on configuring Windows Hello for Business.

Provision Cloud PCs