New Citrix Provisioning Services tool: PVSDataTools

PVSDataTools is a set of tools used to collect and parse data from a Provisioning Services (PVS) Server to assist in troubleshooting an issue. PVSDataTools contains two tools: PVSDataCollector and PVSDataParser.

PVSDataCollector v1.2.2

The PVSDataCollector collects the following information from the PVS Server:

  • System Information
  • Windows Event Logs
  • TCP and UDP Port Information

How to manually create a database for Provisioning Service

This article describes how to manually create a database for Provisioning Services since in some production environments the database administrator prefers to create the database manually.

Requirements

You must utilize the DbScript.exe file located in “C:Program FilesCitrixProvisioning Services” and then run the script against the SQL server that your Provisioning Services Farm utilizes. Note: You must have SysAdmin privileges to run this script properly. If you encounter any issues when running the Provisioning Services Console after creating, add the account utilized by the Soap and Stream to the local admin group on the Provisioning Services server.

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