Enabling VDI Mode
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Article Summary

In order to enable VDI on the machine that will run the agent, it is necessary to load an administrative template (ADM) in the Windows Group Policy Management Editor running on Windows Active Directory.

The following procedure describes installation using a Windows 2012 Active Directory domain. It is similar for Windows Server 2016.

To enable VDI mode:

1. Obtain the ctera-vdi.adm file from CTERA Support.

2. Open the Windows Group Policy Management console.

3. Create a new GPO or edit an existing GPO for which you would like to enable VDI mode.

4. Right-click the policy and select Edit.

The Group Policy Management Editor is displayed

5. In the navigation pane, expand Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates, right-click Administrative Templates and select Add/Remove Templates.

The Add/Remove Templates window is displayed.

6. Click Add, browse to the ctera-vdi.adm file, select it and click Open.

The ctera-vdi.adm file is displayed in the Add/Remove Templates window.

7. Click Close.

8. In the navigation pane, expand Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Classic Administrative Templates and click the CTERA Agent Settings node.

9. Double-click Enable CTERA Agent VDI mode.

The Enable CTERA Agent VDI mode window is displayed.


10. Choose the Enabled option.

11. Click OK.

VDI mode is enabled.


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