During our latest Citrix project, we implemented Citrix DaaS Standard for Azure, to provide GPU powered Azure CAD workstations with AutoDesk 2023. One of the challenges to solve, was AutoDesk sessions persistence, so an engineer wouldn’t have to authenticate to AutoDesk over and over again.
AutoDesk provides a knowledge base article, about how this can be solved manually in a Citrix Golden Master Image. The solution is to create a Microsoft KM-TEST Loopback Adapter in the Golden Master Image.
How to configure Autodesk Desktop Connector to maintain login session on Citrix non-persistent VMs (autodesk.com)
For this project, we decided to create the Golden Master Image through a combined Azure DevOps + Packer approach. So we needed to translate this support article into PowerShell.
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