After you have all the components ready OS , platform , application layer you can construct an image using them
This is the backbone of the Applayer image because it collects all the important bits ( domain join, policies, Citrix components) The Platform layer contains the following : This should be lightweight and no other apps should stay there. Except the one that maybe Citrix recommended.
In this tutorial will speak about how to deploy an ELM applance , from the citrix website in the download section take source that suits your need . I followed of course the Citrix recommendations from here, but at the end i tuned as i need it. For my example i choose the vmware one.
I will present now how update and ELM appliance . For the begining a snapshot of the ELM machine is good to take into account, with the machine off, I advice. Another backup solution is to export all layers. Choose the one that suits you the more I followed the citrix documentation https://docs.citrix.com/en-us/citrix-app-layering/4/upgrade.html I got …