Delete a Failed AppDisk in Citrix XenApp XenDesktop 7.8

Delete a Failed AppDisk in Citrix XenApp XenDesktop 7.8

First try to delete the AppDisk through Studio by going to the AppDisks then the action Pane. Click Delete AppDisk.

Citrix XenDesktop 7.8 AppDisk Delete AppDisk Console Button

Click Yes to Delete.

Citrix AppDisk Delete Failed Confirmation Box

Deleting the AppDisk should start and you should be able to see the tasksĀ  if you open up vSphere Client and look at the recent tasks.

Citrix AppDisk Being Deleted

Removed AppDisk

If the AppDisk Failed to delete with the Citrix Studio Gui. Open PowerShell.

Citrix XenDesktop 7.8 AppDisks Delete Failed

Set-BrokerMachine -IsReserved $false -MachineNameAfter you change the reserve to false, go to Citrix Studio and delete the VM from your Machine Catalog. Then go to AppDisks and retry Delete AppDisk.

I ended up just deleting the entire machine catalog since this was just for testing and its easy to recreate the catalog.

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