Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Sets the value for the given key in the service configuration data.


Set-ConfigServiceConfigurationData [-Name] <String> -Value <String> [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-TraceParent <String>] [-TraceState <String>] [-VirtualSiteId <String>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [<CommonParameters>]


Detailed Description

Provides the ability for additional custom data to be stored for the Configuration Service.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
Name Specifies the key name of the metadata to be added. The key must be unique.      
The Name cannot contain any of the following characters \/;:#.*?=<>|”“’ true false    
Value Specifies the value for the name. If the name already exists, its value is updated. true false  
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

Return Values


Set-ConfigServiceConfigurationData returns an object containing the new definition of the configuration.

  • Name <string> Specifies the name for the item of data.

  • Value <string> Specifies the value of the data.


In the case of failure the following errors can be produced.

  • DatabaseError: An error occurred in the service while attempting a database operation.

  • DatabaseNotConfigured: The operation could not be completed because the database for the service is not configured.

  • DataStoreException: An error occurred in the service while attempting a database operation - communication with the database failed for various reasons.

  • PermissionDenied: You do not have permission to execute this command.

  • AuthorizationError: There was a problem communicating with the Citrix Delegated Administration Service.

  • ConfigurationLoggingError: The operation could not be performed because of a configuration logging error.

  • CommunicationError: An error occurred while communicating with the service.

  • ExceptionThrown: An unexpected error occurred. To locate more details see the Windows event logs on the controller being used, or examine the XenDesktop logs.


Example 1

C:\PS>Set-ConfigServiceConfigurationData -Name "customProperty1" -Value "value2"

Name                            Value

--------                        -----

customProperty1                 value2



Set data with a name of ‘customProperty1’ and value of ‘value2’ to the service configuration.