- Upgrade Profile Management
- Frequently asked questions about upgrading Profile Management
- To migrate user profiles
It is also important to perform upgrades during a scheduled maintenance period or at a time when Active Directory replication allows the changes to propagate through your deployment. Typically, this can take up to 24 hours.
The upgrade process involves:
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Upgrading an existing .adm or .admx file as described in Step 1 below
2. Upgrading the .msi file on all computers as described in Step 2 below
3. Applying the GPO.
If any earlier version of the Profile Management .adm file already exists in Group Policy, you can upgrade it by using this procedure. All policy settings in the earlier version are preserved when you upgrade. For more information, see A new .adm or .admx file is released with a new version of the software. What do I do?.
Citrix recommends that you install the same version of Profile Management on all user devices and that you add the .adm or .admx file of that same version to each Group Policy Object on all domain controllers. Doing so prevents corruption of profile data, which might result when different user store structures (from different versions) exist.
Citrix recommends that you upgrade all computers to the latest version of Profile Management before enabling any new setting. To check whether a setting is new in the version you are using, see Profile Management Policies.
msiexec /i <path to the MSI file> /quiet [INSTALLDIR=<installation directory>] [OVERWRITEINIFILES=yes] [INSTALLPOLICYINIFILES=no]
To configure Profile Management policy through HDX, you must: