September 30, 2011

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Where to Get Copies of the Various Documentation Scripts

Many people have asked me where they can get copies of the PowerShell documentation scripts. To make it easier to find, I have linked to all of them in this one article.

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August 4, 2011

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Welcome

Hello, faithful readers.  After writing for dabcc.com for 2.5 years, I have returned to my roots at CarlWebster.com, home of the Accidental Citrix Admin. I truly enjoyed writing for DABCC. It was a blast. But a new party has begun at CarlWebster.com (and Joe Shonk is paying for the drinks <grin>).  So stay tuned to […]

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June 9, 2016

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Synergy 2016 Las Vegas Presentation – (re)Designing Your Active Directory

Greetings, If you came to my presentation at Citrix Synergy 2016 in Las Vegas, thanks for being there. The room was fairly full for being the next to last session on the last day of Synergy with a beer crawl starting at the same time. Thanks to all who stayed after the session and asked […]

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May 24, 2016

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Citrix NetScaler Documentation Script Version 3.0

Barry Schiffer and Iain Brighton are pleased to release Version 3.0 of the NetScaler documentation script. #Version 3.0 24-may-2016 Uses Nitro API to connect to NetScaler instead of ns.conf Microsoft Office 2016 support NetScaler 11.0 support Documents hardware revision Documents NetScaler Edition Documents SSL Certificates, including expiry date Shows all policies, including default Shows all […]

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May 13, 2016

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A New Choice in Webster’s Life

Shane and Webster

Greetings, I am very excited to announce that on May 23, 2016 I am a member of the Choice Solutions (Choice) family. Choice has offered me the position of Sr. Solutions Architect, a title I do not feel worthy of. I have done several projects for Choice and feel very comfortable joining the Choice family. […]

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May 9, 2016

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Microsoft Active Directory Health Check PowerShell Script V2.0

In July 2014, Jeff Wouters (PowerShell MVP) released his Active Directory Health Check script. A little while ago, a user emailed me asking for help as they were trying to run the script using Microsoft Word 2016. Jeff had left my email address in the error message so I reached out to Jeff for permission […]

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May 4, 2016

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update 1.20

Version 1.20 4-May-2016 Added -Dev parameter to create a text file of script errors Added -ScriptInfo (SI) parameter to create a text file of script information Added more script information to the console output when script starts Changed from using arrays to populating data in tables to strings Cleaned up some issues in the help […]

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May 4, 2016

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Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.30

Version 1.30 4-May-2016 Fixed numerous issues discovered with the latest update to PowerShell V5 Color variables needed to be [long] and not [int] except for $wdColorBlack which is 0 Changed from using arrays to populating data in tables to strings Fixed several incorrect variable names that kept PDFs from saving in Windows 10 and Office […]

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April 22, 2016

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.20

WOW! Whatever the PowerShell team did to the latest version of PowerShell Version 5 kicked my butt!!!!! Many things that used to work in my scripts, no longer worked. It took me seven hours to fix all the issues the latest V5 found in this script.

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April 21, 2016

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Documenting VMware vCenter with Microsoft PowerShell and Word Version 1.61

With Jacob Rutski’s permission I have updated his VMware vCenter documentation script to version 1.61. A user sent me a copy of his report and I noticed the cover page had some wrong information on it. That has now been corrected. NOTE: This script is continually updated. You can always find the most current version […]

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April 20, 2016

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.16

Version 1.16 20-Apr-2016 Replaced Function SaveandCloseDocumentandShutdownWord with same function all the other scripts use You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Thanks Webster

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April 20, 2016

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update 1.17

Version 1.17 19-Apr-2016 Add check to make sure script is not run on Version 7.8 or later Add server machine details Fixed, for desktop machine details text and HTML output, Session User Name was incorrect. I can’t believe after all this time that no one noticed I never had the server specific machine details. There […]

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April 15, 2016

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Microsoft PowerShell and Nested Try/Catch

On a recent project, I learned something new about PowerShell’s Try/Catch. You can nest another Try/Catch in the Catch of the first Try/Catch. When I showed this to my PowerShell mentor, he said he didn’t know that could be done. I figured I might as well make a quick post about it.

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