Product Documentation

Publish to Citrix Provisioning Services

Jan 11, 2018

A Layered Image is a virtual machine that App Layering composited from the Layers and settings specified in an Image Template. You can publish one or more Layered Images to Provisioning Service, and then stream them to the systems you want to provision.


To publish a Layered Image, you need one or more Image Templates.

Publish a Layered Image

To use an Image Template to publish a Layered Image:

  1. Log into the UMC.
  2. Select the Images modules.
  3. Select one or more Image Templates, then click Publish Layered Image.
  4. On the Confirm and Complete tab, click Publish Layered Image.
    This starts a task called, Publishing Layered Image. When the task completes, the task description provides the information you need to navigate to the image in your environment.
  5. Use the information in the expanded Packaging Disk Task to navigate to the location in Provisioning Services where the Layered Image is published.

Next, you can assign the new disk to the targeted devices.

Assign the new vDisk to the targeted devices

  1. Log into the Provisioning Services console.
  2. Access the target Provisioning Services server. The new vDisk appears under the targeted Provisioning Services store (you might need to refresh the page).
  3. Assign the new vDisk to the targeted devices.
  4. Using Citrix Provisioning Services best practices, test the new vDisk to ensure that the image streams to the server as expected.