Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Sets the site wide Citrix Group Policy settings for the site.


Import-BrokerDesktopPolicy [-Policy] <Byte[]> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

Import-BrokerDesktopPolicy sets the site wide Citrix Group Policy settings. A successful call to this cmdlet will result in the supplied data being uploaded to every machine in the site prior to its next session launch.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
Policy The configuration data containing the Citrix Group Policy settings to apply to every machine in the site. true true (ByValue)  
LoggingId Specifies the identifier of the high level operation that this cmdlet call forms a part of. Desktop Studio and Desktop Director typically create High Level Operations. PowerShell scripts can also wrap a series of cmdlet calls in a High Level Operation by way of the Start-LogHighLevelOperation and Stop-LogHighLevelOperation cmdlets. false false  
AdminAddress Specifies the address of a XenDesktop controller that the PowerShell snapin will connect to. This can be provided as a host name or an IP address. false false Localhost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value will become the default.
BearerToken Specifies the bearer token assigned to the calling user false false  
TraceParent Specifies the trace parent assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
TraceState Specifies the trace state assigned for internal diagnostic tracing use false false  
VirtualSiteId Specifies the virtual site the PowerShell snap-in will connect to. false false  

Input Type


The configuration data as an opaque binary blob.

Return Values



Import-BrokerDesktopPolicy performs a specialized operation. Direct usage of it in scripts is discouraged, and could result in data corruption. It is recommended that this operation be performed via the Citrix Studio.


Example 1

C:\PS> Import-BrokerDesktopPolicy $policyData


This command sets the Citrix Group Policy settings in the site. These policy settings are then applied to every machine prior to the next session launch.