Install-Upgrade PVS 6.1 target device software CPVS61E001 hotfix

This step-by-step guide shows you how to update-install your PVS 6.1 target device software to the latest version of Hotfix 1 (CPVS61E001).

1. From Provisioning Services Console, make sure no version of the virtual disk (vDisk) to be updated is currently in "Maintenance" access mode.

2. Right-click on the vDisk in the device collection or vDisk pool, then select "Versions…" from the context menu. The "vDisk Versions" dialog appears.

 

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3. Click "New". A new vdisk version entry displays in the dialog with "Access" mode set to "Maintenance" and the update "Type" method set to "Manual".

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4. Select one target device as Maintenance device. Assign this Maintenance device to boot from the vdisk with access "Type" set to "Maintenance".

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(Note: Active devices booting to the vdisk are not affected by the hotfix deployment because they are streamed from the Production version of the vdisk.)

If you are using the 6.1 target device software already continue with XXXX. Otherwise proceed with step 5.

5. Remove the old Target Device Software (everything older then 6.1). If you do not remove the software before launching the PVS Target Device Software installer you will receive this error.

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6. When the previous version is removed start the installer (X86 or X64). Click “Next” to start the installation.

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7. Accept the EULA and click “Next” to continue the installation.

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8. Enter the correct information in the “User Name” and “Organization” fields and click “Next” to continue.

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9. Change the installation path to your likings and click “Next” to continue the installation.

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10. Click “Install” to start the installation.

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11. Once the installation is complete deselect the “Launch Imaging Wizard” and click “Finish” to close the installer.

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12. At the prompt to restart the computer to complete the installation answer “No” to copy the files for the hotfix.

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13. Boot the Maintenance device to the Maintenance vdisk version; Launch Windows Explorer and browse to "WindowsSystem32Drivers" directory of the Maintenance vDisk version, backup the following file according to the windows version:

Files To be backed up by OS Version:

    CvhdbusP6.Sys    Windows Server 2008 / Windows vista or later
    Bnistack6.sys    Windows Server 2008 / Windows vista or later
    CvhdbusP52.Sys    Windows 2003 SP2 / Windows XP SP2 or later
    CvhdbusP51.Sys    Windows XP  32 bit
    Bnistack.sys     Windows 2003 SP2 / Windows XP or later
    CNicTeam.sys

14. Copy the following file from the selected sub-folder included in this Hotfix to "WindowsSystem32Drivers" directory of the:

Files To be replaced by OS Version:

    CvhdbusP6.Sys    Windows Server 2008 / Windows vista or later
    Bnistack6.sys    Windows Server 2008 / Windows vista or later
    CvhdbusP52.Sys    Windows 2003 SP2 / Windows XP SP2 or later
    CvhdbusP51.Sys    Windows XP 32 bit
    Bnistack.sys     Windows 2003 SP2 / Windows XP or later
    CNicTeam.sys

Copy the following file from the selected sub-folder included in this Hotfix to the Provisioning Services install directory (default is C:Program FilesCitrixProvisioning Services):

    For 32-bit, copy from target32bit subfolder:
       
        PVS6.1_hf267586_32bit_manifest.md5

    For 64-bit, copy from target64bit subfolder:
       
        PVS6.1_hf267586_64bit_manifest.md5

15. Close Windows Explorer.

16. Reboot the computer to complete the installation of the PVS Target Device Software.

17. (Optional) You may install or remove applications, add patches, and complete any other necessary updates into the Maintenance vDisk version.

18. Shutdown the Maintenance device.

19. (Optional) You may test the updated Maintenance vDisk version by booting a Test or Maintenance device, as described in the "Manually Updating a vDisk Image" procedure, Citrix Provisioning Services 6.0 Administrator’s Guide.

20. From Provisioning Services Console’s "Vdisk Versions" dialog, right-click on the Maintenance vDisk version, then select the "Promote…" menu option from the context menu that appears.

21. Select to promote this Maintenance vDisk version into Production. Set the availability of this version in production to be either immediate or scheduled. Click "OK" to promote this version and end maintenance.

22. The targets need to be rebooted for the hotfix to take effect.

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