Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Cumulative Update 5 (CU5)

Release date: Jun 04, 2024

About this release

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 2203 LTSR Cumulative Update 5 (CU5) fixes more than 25 issues reported since the release of 2203 LTSR CU4.

2203 LTSR (general information)

2203 LTSR (features and upgrade information)

Issues fixed since Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 2203 LTSR CU4

Known issues in this release

Deprecation and removals

Citrix Product Subscription Advantage Eligibility Dates


Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 2203 LTSR CU5

Citrix Provisioning 2203 LTSR CU5

Citrix Provisioning 2203 CU5 contains one fix.

Linux Virtual Delivery Agent 2203 LTSR CU5

Linux Virtual Delivery Agent 2203 CU5 contains three fixes.

Profile Management 2203 LTSR CU5

Profile Management 2203 CU5 contains fixes issues.

Session Recording 2203 LTSR CU5

Session Recording 2203 CU5 contains fixes.

StoreFront 2203 LTSR CU5

StoreFront 2203 CU5 contains fixes.

New deployments

How do I deploy CU5 from scratch?

You can set up a brand-new Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops environment based on CU5 - using the CU5 metainstaller. Before you do that, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the product:

Peruse the Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 7 2203 LTSR (initial release) section and pay close attention to the Technical Overview, Install and Configure, and Security sections before you start planning your deployment. Ensure that your setup meets the system requirements for all components.

Existing deployments

What do I update?

CU5 provides updates to 15 baseline components of the 2203 LTSR. Remember: Citrix recommends that you update all LTSR components of your deployment to CU5. For example: If Citrix Provisioning is part of your LTSR deployment, update the Citrix Provisioning components to CU4. If Citrix Provisioning isn’t part of your deployment, you do not need to install or update it.

2203 LTSR CU5 baseline components

2203 CU5 baseline component Version as shown in Programs and Features Documentation
Single-session VDA 2203.0.5000.5310 Single-session VDA
Multi-session VDA 2203.0.5000.5310 Multi-session VDA
Delivery Controller 2203.0.5000.5310 Delivery Controller
Citrix Studio 7.33.5000.17 Citrix Studio
Citrix Director 7.33.5000.16 Citrix Director
Citrix Group Policy Management 7.33.5000.10 Citrix Group Policy Management
Citrix Group Policy Client-Side Extension 7.33.5000.9  
Citrix StoreFront 2203.0.5000.6 Citrix StoreFront
Citrix Provisioning 7.33.40 Citrix Provisioning
Universal Print Server 7.33.5000.8 Universal Print Server
Session Recording 22.3.5000 Session Recording
Linux VDA 22.03.5000 Linux Virtual Delivery Agent
Profile Management 22.3.5000.2 Profile Management
Citrix Federated Authentication Service 10.9.5000.8 Citrix Federated Authentication Service (FAS)
Browser Content Redirection 15.32.5000.7 Browser Content Redirection
Citrix Probe Agent 2305 2305.1.0.0 Download

2203 LTSR CU5 compatible components

The following components - at the versions given below - are compatible with LTSR environments. They aren’t eligible for the LTSR benefits (extended lifecycle and fix-only cumulative updates). Citrix might ask you to upgrade to a newer version of these components within your 2203 environments.

Compatible components and features Version as shown in Programs and Features Documentation
App Layering 2309 Citrix App Layering
HDX RealTime Optimization Pack 2.9.600 HDX RealTime Optimization Pack
License Server License Server
User personalization layer 24.3.2 User personalization layer
Session Recording web player 22.3.5000.2 Session recording web player
Microsoft Teams optimization 15.32.3000.9 Microsoft Teams optimization
Workspace Environment Management 22.12.0 Workspace Environment Management
XenApp & XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR VDA (latest release)* Latest Cumulative Update only Documentation

2203 LTSR CU5 notable exclusions

The following features, components, and platforms aren’t eligible for 2203 lifecycle milestones and benefits. Specifically, cumulative updates and extended lifecycle benefits are excluded. Updates to excluded features and components are available through regular current releases.

Excluded components and features
Citrix SCOM Management Pack
Personal vDisk
StoreFront Citrix Online Integration
Excluded Windows platforms *
Windows 2008 32-bit (for Universal Print Server)

* Citrix reserves the right to update platform support based on third-party vendors’ lifecycle milestones.