How to enable advanced logging in Provisioning Services 6.1 including Target Devices

Provisioning Services has the ability to run a Target Device from a vDisk in Standard Image Mode, meaning that the vDisk is in a read-only state.

Changes to the vDisk are stored in one of three locations:

  • RAM cache
  • Target Device hard drive (Local hard drive which rules out Thin Clients)
  • Server side cache, using disk space on the Provisioning Services Server

Changes to the disk are not persistent and are lost if the Target Device is rebooted.

Q: So if a Target Device is accessing a vDisk in Standard image mode, where is the “debug” or “trace” log written to? Indeed, can one take a trace from a PVS Target Device? Continue reading “How to enable advanced logging in Provisioning Services 6.1 including Target Devices”

How to Enable Receiver Logging to Troubleshoot StoreFront Activation/Provisioning

This article describes how to enable Receiver Logging to troubleshoot StoreFront store Activation/ Provisioning in Citrix Receiver for Windows.

Procedure

Caution! This procedure requires you to edit the registry. Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that might require you to reinstall your operating system. Citrix cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. Back up the registry before you edit it.

  • Enable Receiver Logging:
  • Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFWARECITRIX