Machines in a machine catalog from previous versions might contain machines running earlier VDA versions, or earlier Windows operating systems. These include:
Perform the following upgrades on machines before you upgrade the machine catalog:
Once you upgrade these machines' operating systems or VDA versions, upgrade their machine catalogs to take advantage of the latest features in this release.
After upgrading the machine operating system and VDA version, and before you run Studio to upgrade the machine catalog, you must:
When creating or editing a machine catalog, the wizard displays the following option if it detects older operating system versions:
Some virtual machines are running Windows XP or Windows Vista.
You should also select this option if the virtual machine is running Windows 7 with VDA 5.6
Select the checkbox for this option so that the wizard creates a machine catalog specifically for these types of systems.
You can create the machine catalog, but before upgrading the machine catalog, make sure that referenced machines have been upgraded to:
You can revert the machines in a machine catalog to their prior states.
If you used Provisioning Services to create the machine catalog you want to revert, make sure you change the VDA version in the Provisioning Services console before reverting the machine catalog upgrade.