Citrix Provisioning–*SCVMM host* has no available templates defined that are fully accessible by all hosts

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When running the XenDesktop Setup Wizard from PVS and want to select a VM template from System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) (2012), the wizard shows the error: *SCVMM host* has no available templates defined that are fully accessible by all hosts   You can solve this by selecting [None – Customization not required] when […]

Citrix Provisioning Services error “VMware vSphere has no available templates defined”

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Using Citrix Provisioning Services to create virtual desktops for XenDesktop the error: “VMware vSphere has no available templates defined” could appear. This error occurs when Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) checks VMware vCenter to find any templates, but PVS only looks at storage locations selected within XenDesktop. If the location where your virtual machine template is […]

Citrix Provisioning Services – Failed to SnapShot

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When converting a Master Target Device to a vDisk using XenConvert or the Citrix Provisioning Services Imaging wizard the error “Failed to snaphot” can occur:   When pressing on the Log button, the following log becomes visible: Take a look at the error: Failed to AddToSnapShotSet and VSS_E_VOLUME_NOT_SUPPORTED Aborting Volume Shadow Copy   The error […]

Using the VMXNET3 driver with Citrix PVS and VMware vSphere 5.1

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The VMXNET3 driver for vSphere 5.1 is the driver with the best performance, the highest throughput and the least CPU utilization in comparison with the E1000 driver. But when using this network card with Citrix Provisioning Services 6.1 it brings some complexity. Let take a look how to get the VMXNET3 network card working within […]