Upgrading PVS from 7.13 to 7.14

Upgrade Steps as per Citrix recommendations are as follows:

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NOTE: This upgrade path applies and is supported from PVS 5.1 SP1

Upgrade Provisioning Services Server Installation

Step 1 – Download Citrix Provisioning Service 7.14

Step 2 –Click on Server Installation.

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Step 3 – The setup wizard will automatically detect the required pre-requisites and will prompt to install them. Click on “Install”

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Step 4 – Click on “Next” on the welcome screen.

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Step 5 – Accept the license agreement and click on “Next”.

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Step 6 – Enter the username and organisation name. Select the all users option and click on “Next”.

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Step 7 – Choose the installation folder. Leave Default. Then click on “Next”

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Step 8 – At Ready to Install the program , Click on “Install”

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Step 9 – Provisioning Server will now begin installing, this will take a few minutes

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Step 10 – At Ready to Install the program , Click on “Install”

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Step 11 – Configuring Wizard will automatically Launch, Click Next

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Step 12 – On DHCP Services, DHCP option. Choose” The service that runs on this computer”. Click on Next.

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Step 13 – Choose the PXE options. “This Service that Run on this Computer – Provisioning Services PXE Service”

 

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Step 14 – Choose Farm is already  and click on “Next”.

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Step 15 – Enter the license server fqdn. Click on Next.

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 Step 16 – Enter Network Service Account or specify a Service account to run the PVS/Soap Service.

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Step 17 – Leave all as default, click “Next”

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Step 18 – 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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Step 19 – Tick Use the Provisioning Services TFTP Service , Leave all as default click on “Next”.

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Step 20 – 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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Step 21 – Leave as default as Linux Images will not be streamed.

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Step 22 – Enter MyCitrix Credentials, this is optional.

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Step 23 – Click on “Finish” on configuration settings page.

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Step 24 – There existing database will now be updated, click Yes to peform the upgrade now.

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Step 25 – Installation will progress, with status of each service during installation.

 

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Step 26 – Installation will then complete with all tasks with green tick, Click Done

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Upgrade Provisioning Services Console

Step 1 -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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Step 2 – Click Next in the welcome screen.

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Step 3 – Accept the License Agreement and click on “Next”.

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Step 4 – Enter the Customer Information and click on “Next”.

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Step 5 – Leave install folder as default, click Next

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Step 6 – Click Install at Ready to Install the program

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Step 7 – Installation will progress…

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Step 8 – After the installation is finished, click on “Finish”.

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Upgrade Provisioning Services Target Device Agents

Step 1 -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 “Target Device Installation”.

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Step 2 – Then Click Install Upgrade Wizard

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Step 3 – Click Next at Welcome to the Installation Wizard for Citrix Provisioning Service Target Device x64

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Step 4 – Select i accept the terms in the license agreement, Click Next

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Step 5 – Leave as default, Click Next

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Step 6 -Leave as default, Click Next

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Step 7 -At Ready to install the program, Click Install

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Step 8 -Installation will begin and take a few minutes to complete.

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Step 9 – Click Finish at Installation Wizard Completed.

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At this stage the vDisk should be re-sealed and re-distributed to each Provisioning Server.

 

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