Category Archives: Citrix Provisioning Services

Citrix Boot Disk Manager (BDM) error

When choosing Boot Disk Manager (BDM) to configure virtual machines the installation fails with error: Could not load file or assemby ‘BDMworker. Version= To resolve this start the Citrix Provisioning Services installation wizard and chooser Server Components. From the wizard … Continue reading

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Citrix Provisioning Services vDisk stays locked 0xfffff8017

Updating images using Citrix Provisioning Services requires a new Version and boot that new version into Maintenance mode. During this step only one machine can have write access. Afterwards the new Version is promoted to Test or Production and the … Continue reading

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Citrix Provisioning–*SCVMM host* has no available templates defined that are fully accessible by all hosts

When running the XenDesktop Setup Wizard from PVS and want to select a VM template from System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) (2012), the wizard shows the error: *SCVMM host* has no available templates defined that are fully accessible by … Continue reading

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Citrix Provisioning Services error "VMware vSphere has no available templates defined"

Using Citrix Provisioning Services to create virtual desktops for XenDesktop the error: “VMware vSphere has no available templates defined” could appear. This error occurs when Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) checks VMware vCenter to find any templates, but PVS only looks … Continue reading

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Citrix Provisioning Services – Failed to SnapShot

When converting a Master Target Device to a vDisk using XenConvert or the Citrix Provisioning Services Imaging wizard the error “Failed to snaphot” can occur:   When pressing on the Log button, the following log becomes visible: Take a look … Continue reading

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Using the VMXNET3 driver with Citrix PVS and VMware vSphere 5.1

The VMXNET3 driver for vSphere 5.1 is the driver with the best performance, the highest throughput and the least CPU utilization in comparison with the E1000 driver. But when using this network card with Citrix Provisioning Services 6.1 it brings … Continue reading

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Citrix Provisioning Services blue screen error 0x0000001A

When working in a XenDesktop session and your session freezes with a blue screen with the following error:   Open the properties of the vDisk and change the Cache Type from Cache in device RAM to some other option.   … Continue reading

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