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Can I have a laptop\desktop boot straight to a XenDesktop VM?

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hey all. I have my golden image created and published to PVS and have my DDC configured and have rolled out 100 VM, which all show as registered. I can launch IE and type in the IP of my desktop delivery server and can log into a VM with no problem. Oh also the PVS server is set with PXE and DHCP options 66\67 are configured.

Problem is, I really want the laptops to boot straight to PXE (which they support) and connect to a VM. when the laptop boots, it gets an IP, loads the whatever its called.bin then says there is no machines in the database configured - or something like that.

I called Citrix support and they said only thin clients can pxe boot and load a VM, and laptops\desktops CANNOT. Is this true? If so, then any recommendations on how i can configure something like a single signon where the user loads windows and logs on, and then have a url set it the start folder so it automatically launches the Citrix Xendesktop URL and uses the local credentials to log into Citrix? (so the users dont have to log in twice).
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