The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide VERSION 2.0

About a year ago I released “The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide” and since then I had the chance to implement the runbook at many customers. During those implementations I tweaked the Runbook a lot and I thought it was time to update the guide accordingly. So I present to you “The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide Version 2.0” Some of the changes:  More Automation

Create new Citrix Provisioning target devices, including VMware VM’s, DHCP reservation and AD accounts from a CSV file with PowerShell

As you may know my motto is; Automate Everything. So when a costumer asked me to create almost 100 Citrix Provisioning Services Target Devices with a correlation between MAC and IP address I thought to myself;  let’s create a PowerShell script!’ The goal of the script: Read data from a CSV file (see sample file) with the Hostname, IP Production network, MAC Production network, IP PVS

Scripting Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) with PowerShell and Command Line

In the Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide I wrote about creating a new Citrix Provisioning vDisk with MCLI command line. But you can of course also do this with PowerShell and there are a lot more commands to use. So in this blog I will show the most popular Citrix Provisioning commands in MCLI command line and PowerShell. I hope this will help you to

Download The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide!

VERSION 2.0 IS OUT OF THE GUIDE ! CLICK HERE. As you might have noticed I recently released three blog parts of The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide check, them out here: Part 1 – Preparation – Citrix Provisioning Services and Ivanti/RES ONE Automation Part 2 – Deploying software – Ivanti / RES ONE software, Citrix VDA, Citrix PVS Target Device and Middleware Part 3

The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide – Part 3 Optimizing, Sealing and Imaging vDisk – BIS-F Sealing Script, VMware OS Optimization and more Citrix PVS

Welcome to the third and last part of the Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide. The goal is still to create a new Golden Image by scheduling just one deployment Run book without extra manual tasks.  This Guide will be in three parts, the first part is Preparation – Citrix Provisioning Services and Ivanti/RES ONE Automation. The second part is Deploying software – Ivanti / RES ONE software,

The Ultimate Golden Image Automation Guide – Part 1 Preparation – Citrix PVS and Ivanti / RES ONE Automation

As you may know I am a huge fan of automating as much as possible and recently I have been really busy with completely automating the Golden Image process with ivanti RES ONE Automation. The goal is to create a new Golden Image by scheduling just one deployment Run book without extra manual tasks. This Guide will be in three parts, the first part is Preparation