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Getting Started with Citrix® Provisioning Services 7.0 by Puthiyavan Udayakumar

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Managing and operating target devices

A target device is a virtual hard disk device that helps desktop/servers to boot and get applications from a vDisk over a network. A device that is castoff to create the vDisk image is defined as a principal (master) target device.

To set up a target device, we need to go through the following four stages:

  • Stage 1: Readiness
    • A principal (master) target device is essential to create a vDisk image
    • A target device will use a vDisk image to boot up the system for the end user
  • Stage 2: Inclusion of target devices to a collection in the farm
    • Via Console
    • Via auto-add
    • Via import
    • Allocating of target device
    • Managing target devices within the farm
  • Stage 3: Post creation of target device. The next step is to configure the device ...

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