What’s new

This release includes updates to the Citrix Provisioning server’s Windows firewall ports. See the fixed and known issues for additional information about this release of Citrix Provisioning.


Use the most recent version of the Citrix License Server for the latest features. If you are upgrading from an existing version to the newest version, the most recent version of the license server is available by using the product software. When you do not upgrade to the latest version of the license server, the product license enters the 30-day grace period. For more information, see Licensing.

Open all default provisioning server’s Windows firewall ports

The Citrix Provisioning server installation now includes the option to open all the default server’s Windows firewall ports. This configuration is useful for administrators who want to facilitate the installation process by automatically opening all Citrix Provisioning ports, without manually specifying which ports to open.

Default firewall ports

During installation, use one of the following options in the Default Firewall Ports installation screen:

  • Automatically open all Citrix Provisioning ports
  • I will open the CPV ports manually


The screen is only available if the Windows firewall is active.

Enable asynchronous I/O using the Citrix Provisioning console

This release improves asynchronous I/O streaming functionality by allowing you to enable it for a vDisk directly from the provisioning console. In the vDisk properties screen, select Asynchronous IO.

Asynchronous IO


For more information, see Improving performance with asynchronous I/O streaming.

How do I?

Use the How Do I? Page in the Citrix Knowledge Center for additional information related to configuration, networking, antivirus, or hypervisor related procedures. These pages are purpose-built to help resolve problems arising from the use of Citrix Provisioning.


What’s new