Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Creates a new icon.


New-BrokerIcon [-EncodedIconData] <String> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

Accepts Base64 encoded .ICO format icon data, stores it in the database and returns an Icon object containing the Uid assigned to it.

New-BrokerIcon can be used with the Get-BrokerIcon cmdlet to obtain the Base64 icon. See Examples for a demonstration.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
EncodedIconData Specifies the Base64 encoded .ICO format icon data. true true (ByPropertyName)  
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


Input cannot be piped to this cmdlet.

Return Values


Returns an Icon object.


Example 1

C:\PS> $ctxIcon = Get-BrokerIcon -FileName C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe -index 0

C:\PS> $brokerIcon = New-BrokerIcon -EncodedIconData $ctxIcon.EncodedIconData

C:\PS> $desktopGroup = Get-BrokerDesktopGroup -Name 'MyDesktopGroup'

C:\PS> Set-BrokerDesktopGroup $desktopGroup -IconUid $brokerIcon.Uid


Extracts the first icon resource from notepad.exe, and sets this as the icon for a desktop group.