Chapter 10. Taming MCS and PVS™ Setbacks Gracefully

In the last chapter, we discussed Citrix HDX display modes and important HDX policies that need to be configured to provide an optimal visual experience to endusers on a virtual desktop environment.

We will now focus on troubleshooting common Machine Creation Services (MCS) and Provisioning Services (PVS) configuration issues that may arise in your Citrix XenDesktop environment during daily operations.

In this chapter, we will cover the following points:

  • Enabling logging for MCS and PVS
  • Using MCS service logging to troubleshoot common issues
  • Troubleshooting the PVS stream service and console issues
  • Overcoming common PVS issues

Enabling logging for MCS and PVS™

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