Windows Gold Image Updates
Product Line: VERDE
How often should the Gold Images be updated?
There is no rule about how often images should be updated. Your environment, the number of Gold Images, resources, applications, and company policies are all factors that will determine the frequency of updates. Some customers update images weekly to push antivirus updates, for example.
To update a Gold Image, perform the following general instructions. For specifics, refer to the VERDE Administration Guide.
- Check-out and start the Gold Image(s).
- Enable Windows Updates (disabled per the best practices) and run the Windows update process.
- Enable updates in the applications or operating system.
- Install the updates.
- Disable the automatic updates services.
- Shutdown and check in the Gold Image(s).
Users are notified that updates are available and that they need to restart their virtual desktops.
Apply Windows Updates to Windows Servers 2016 and 2019 (Data Center vs. Standard)
Product Line: VERDE It has been noticed that attempting to run Windows Updates on Windows Server 2016/2019 Data Center version fails. Following are "fixes" for this issue. Regarding updates running in the Deployed Server: the customer must disable ...
Upgrading Gold Image from VERDE8.2.0 to 8.2.1
Product Line: VERDE Access the Management Console. You’ll need to upgrade Windows images, not Linux. To upgrade Windows Images: Check out the Gold Image Launch the Gold Image via the mcadmin1 (or equivalent) userid Go to Control Panel > Programs ...
VERDE 8.2.8+ Image Clean Up Function
Product Line: VERDE Issue: Customers have reported that a few of the Gold Images fail to delete. When they click on Delete icon, it starts the Delete process but goes into an infinite loop and never ends. Even after rebooting the server, it keeps ...
Things You Should Not Do When Creating A Gold Image
Project Type: VERDE There are three mandatory settings (SessionSettings) when creating a new Gold Image. These three settings should remain in the Default SessionSetting so that every image gets the correct settings. The three are: Networking ...
Instructions for Enlarging the Gold Image (GUEST.IMG)
Product Line: VERDE It's common place for a customer to need to expand the size of the Gold Image or a Clone. Here are simple instructions: Back up the Gold Image’s entire Directory (just in case). If the target gold image has an associated Clone, ...