Installing PVS 7.9 – Step by Step

Installation on First PVS server

1 -Click on Server Installation.

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2 -The setup wizard will automatically detect the required pre-requisites and will prompt to install them. Click on “Install”

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3 – All the pre-requisites will install.

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4 -Click on “Yes” to install the SQL component

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5 – Click on “Next” on the welcome screen.

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6 – Accept the license agreement and click on “Next”.

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7 – Enter the username and organisation name. Select the all users option and click on “Next”.

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8 – Choose the installation folder. Leave Default. Then click on “Next”

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9 – At Ready to Install the program , Click on “Install”

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10 -Click on “Finish” to complete the installation.

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11 – You will get a warning message about the PVS Console. Click “OK”

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12 –  Provisioning Services Configuration Wizard will automatically start. Click on “Next”.

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13 – On DHCP Services, DHCP option. Choose” The service that runs on this computer”. Click on Next.

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14 – Choose the PXE options. “This Service that Run on this Computer – Provisioning Services PXE Service”

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15 –  Choose Create farm and click on “Next”.

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16 – The wizard will create the database now. Enter the SQL fqdn and click on “Next”.

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17 – Enter the DB Account used for creating the Database on the SQL Server Instance

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18 – Enter the database name., Enter the Farm Name, Enter the Site Name. Enter the Collection Name, Specify Farm Administrator Group. Click on Next to Create the Farm

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19 – Select the destination path to store the vdisks. Give a store name and click on “Next”.

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20 – Enter the license server fqdn. Click on Next.

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21 –  This will be used to run the Stream and Soap service. Enter Network Service Account or specify a Service account to run the PVS/Soap Service.

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22 – Leave all as default, click “Next”

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23 – Check the network communication settings for management and streaming. Select the correct interface, check with your network admin in case this is not clear. Click “Next”

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24 – Leave all as default click on “Next”.

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25 -Confirm Stream Server Boot List, at this point since this is the first only 1 server IP Address will be listed

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26 – Click on “Finish” on configuration settings page.

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27 – A Windows Firewall message will appear if Firewall is on.  Click OK.

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28 – Installation will progress, with status of each service during installation.

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29 – Click on Done after the configuration wizard has finished.

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30 – In order to manage Citrix Provisioning Services you need to install the console. Run the setup from the Citrix Provisioning Services ISO and this time click on “Console Installation”.

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31 – The installation will extract

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32 – Click Next in the welcome screen.

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33 -Accept the License Agreement and click on “Next”.

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34 – Enter the Customer Information and click on “Next”.

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35 – Enter the Customer Information and click on “Next”.

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35 – Click on “Install” to begin the installation.

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36 – After the installation is finished, click on “Finish”.

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Second Provisioning Server

37 – Repeat Step 1 – 13. Click “Join Existing Farm”

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38 – Enter the fqdn of the SQL Server  and Instance Name, Click “Next”

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39 -Select the correct farm. Click “Next”

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40 – Select an “Existing Site” – Choose “Site A”

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41 -Choose “Existing Store”, Select “PVS Store”

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42- Repeat Steps 20 – 36 to Complete Second Provisioning Server

Next Configuring PVS 7.9 – Step by Step (Including DHCP Options)

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