Base Image Script Framework (BIS-F) 6.1

Out-Of-Box Optimizations

1294 views January 27, 2019 June 25, 2019 Matthias Schlimm 0

Out of the Box, BIS-F 6.1.0 optimize the following Products, if the Product is not installed in your environment, BIS-F do nothing with that (Ignore Mode):

Microsoft Optimizations

  • Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
  • Delete WSUS Client-ID
  • Delete WSUS Software Distribution folder
  • Reset Performance Counters
  • Delete temp files with CCleaner (3rd Party CCleaner must be installed first)
  • Delete local profiles that are not required (3rd Party DelProf2)
  • Delete Windows event logs
  • Reclaim storage space on PVS WriteCache Disk (3rd Party SDelete needed)
  • Rearm Operating System once
  • Rearm Microsoft Office (2010, 2013, 2016) once
  • Delete DHCP Client information in registry
  • Defrag system disk
  • Delete AllUsers StartMenu (keep Windows Administrative Tools)
  • Disable IPv6 (3rd Party nvpsbind needed)
  • Add delay between time sync and GPO processing
  • Disable unneeded scheduled tasks
  • Pending Reboot detection
  • Grace Period Fix for RDS
  • .NET Optimizations
  • Delete Ghost devices
  • Detect UEFI or legacy boot
  • BIS-F logfile retention configured via ADMX
  • BIS-F control: the preparation is started after personalization first (POSH loop)


  • Trend Micro
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection (3rd party vietool needed)
  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
  • Microsoft EndPoint Security Client
  • Kaspersky AntiVirus
  • Sophos AntiVirus
  • Microsoft Defender
  • F-Secure

Electronic Software Deployment (ESD)

  • Microsoft SCCM Agent
  • Novell ZCM Agent
  • Altiris Deployment Agent
  • Matrix42 Agent
  • Ivanti Heat DSM (prev. NetInstall)

Application Virtualization

  • Microsoft FSLogix
  • Microsoft App-V Client
  • Ivanti AppSense
  • Ivanti / RES Automation Agent
  • Ivanti / RES ONE Automation Console
  • Ivanti / RES ONE Automation
  • Ivanti / RES ONE Service Store Client Service

System Monitoring

  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Agent
  • Splunk Universal Forwarder
  • uberAgent


  • Citrix XenApp 6.x (IMA)
  • Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x (FMA)
  • Citrix Machine Creation Service (MCS) 7.x
  • Citrix Provisioning Server Target Device Driver (PVS) 5.6 – 7.x
  • Convert direct attached vDisk
  • Convert to UNC-Path
  • Offline Defrag, mount vDisk from UNC-Path
  • Select ImagingWizard or P2PVS in ADMX
  • Select vDisk Type VHD or VHDX in ADMX
  • Format automatically the Citrix WriteCache Disk once
  • XenDesktop Personal vDisk (PvD) Inventory Update (Windows 7, 8.x, 10 only)
  • Fix for MSMQ Service (required for Session Recording)
  • Reset Citrix Application Streaming offline database
  • Delete Citrix Streaming Cache (RadeCache)
  • Delete Citrix Profile Management cache
  • Delete Citrix EdgeSight client data
  • Citrix Environment Management Agent (WEM) configure Cache
  • Citrix Optimizer
    • ADMX: multiple Template Selection
  • Delay Citrix Desktop Service
  • Citrix AppLayering Support
    • Detect different Layer (OS-Layer / Platform & Application Layer)
    • Detect if Image is running outside ELM
    • Windows Update Service running in OS –Layer only


  • VMware Horizon View detection
  • VMware OS Optimization Tool (vmOSOT)
    • ADMX: Installation path and custom Template can be changed in ADMX

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