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Citrix support for VMware VSAN


For a while now I’ve been looking for Citrix supporting VMware VSAN as it is a storage solution we see more and more at customers. The old VSAN version, 5.x was supported I think or at least there were no issues with it. So what is going on, is VSAN 6.x supported with Citrix Machine Creation Services?

Short answer is that it is not, it might work but it’s not supported.

They rushed to market and therefore didn’t have time to add the support in the 7.8 version. Adding support takes time for you need to test and test and double-check if everything is working as you expect it to. I don’t like the fact that the idea is there that fast release of version is a sign of innovation. fast release of version is something that makes customers nervous, they like stability with every half year, year a new release.


If you look at the communities you will see many issues that Machine Creation Services is having issues with VSAN where deployments fail and desktops with a GPU…

Read the entire article here, Citrix support for VMware VSAN

via Rob Beekmans.net

RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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