Citrix Provisioning


The announcements in this article are intended to give you advanced notice of features which are being phased out so that you can make timely business decisions. Citrix monitors customer use and feedback to determine when they are withdrawn. This list is subject to change in subsequent releases and does not include every deprecated feature or functionality.

The following features are deprecated. This does not mean that they are removed immediately. Citrix will continue to support them up to and including the next Citrix Provisioning version that is part of the next Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Long Term Service Release (LTSR). Deprecated items will be removed in a Current Release following the next LTSR. Alternatives for deprecated items are suggested where possible.

For complete details about product lifecycle support, see the Product Lifecycle Support Policy article.

Item Deprecation announced in release Alternative
Support for BOOTP service. You can only use this service for BIOS 2402 LTSR Configure UEFI PXE boot. See Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) pre-boot environments.
Support .vhd format for vDisk 2402 LTSR Use .vhdx format.
Support for Streamed VM Setup Wizard 2402 LTSR Use Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Setup Wizard for VDAs.
Support for Subnet affinity 2402 LTSR None
Support for Upgrade Wizard 2402 LTSR None
Support for Accelerated Office Activation 2402 LTSR Configure GPO policies. For more information, see Work with policies.
Support for BIOS in Citrix Provisioning This platform is deprecated from version 2203. In version 2311, targets configured to boot using BIOS continues to function. However, BIOS management dialogs have been removed from 2311 release You must migrate to using UEFI booting. All new features, such as IPv6 will be UEFI in the future. For information on converting BIOS vDisks to UEFI, see Converting BIOS vDisks to UEFI.

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