Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Creates a new zone in the site.


New-ConfigZone [-Name] <String> [-Description <String>] [-EnableHybridConnectivityForResourceLeases <Boolean>] [-ExternalUid <Guid>] [-TenantId <Guid>] [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

Creates a new zone in the site.

A Zone represents a subset of the site infrastructure residing in a particular geographical location.

By default any new zone will be marked as secondary. To specify the primary zone use the Set-ConfigSite cmdlet.

To associate controllers with a zone use the Set-ConfigService cmdlet.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
Name Specifies the name of the zone. Each zone in a site must have a unique name. true true (ByPropertyName)  
Description Specifies the description of the zone. false true (ByPropertyName)  
EnableHybridConnectivityForResourceLeases Specifies the EnableHybridConnectivityForResourceLeases property associated with the zone. This enables both Gateway-Service and Direct launch for resource leases. false true (ByPropertyName)  
ExternalUid Specifies the ExternalUid of the zone. This is used for cloud sites to link with the Citrix Resource Location. false true (ByPropertyName)  
TenantId Specifies the Tenant ID that the zone is associated with. This is used for cloud sites to associate zones with particular customers. false true (ByPropertyName)  
LoggingId Specifies the identifier of the high-level operation this cmdlet call forms a part of. Citrix Studio and 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  
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  
AdminAddress Specifies the address of a XenDesktop controller the PowerShell snap-in will connect to. You can provide this as a host name or an IP address. false false Localhost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value becomes the default.

Input Type


You cannot pipe input into this cmdlet.

Return Values


The newly created zone.


Example 1

C:\PS> $zone = New-ConfigZone -Name "London" -Description "London branch office"

C:\PS> Set-ConfigSite -PrimaryZone $zone

C:\PS> Set-ConfigService -Service "S-1-5-21-3384143951-2794580461-1950386216-8227" -Zone $zone


Creates a new zone called ‘London’, marks it as the primary zone and moves a controller to that zone.