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 29, 2015

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Netscaler VPX A(+) rating on SSL Labs

Due to the recent (and ongoing?) discoveries of vulnerabilities in SSL and others, it has become more important than ever to get a good rating on the SSL Labs Server Test. I’m not the first to write a blogpost on the subject either. There was even one on the official Citrix Blog pages: http://blogs.citrix.com/2015/05/22/scoring-an-a-at-ssllabs-com-with-citrix-netscaler-the-sequel/ And […]

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June 29, 2015

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Documenting Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x with Microsoft PowerShell V1.1

While attending the Experts 2 Experts Virtualization Conference in Berlin, Mick Glover and Bas van Kaam gave a presentation on the Extended Power Management capabilities of XenDesktop 7.x. I realized those settings needed to be added to the script along with several other settings and additions.

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June 12, 2015

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Documenting Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x with Microsoft PowerShell

After 20 months of tortuous effort, over 22000 painful lines of PowerShell, over 800 hours of my time and with the help of over 150 testers, we are pleased to present you with Version 1.0 of the XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x documentation script.

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June 2, 2015

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Documenting VMware vCenter with Microsoft PowerShell and Word Version 1.4

Jacob Rutski has updated his VMware vCenter documentation script to version 1.4. Jacob updated his script with the updates to my latest script template (which is mostly his work on the HTML Table functions). Read Jacob’s article here. Any comments, suggestions, questions or enhancement requests should be directed to Jacob, not me. [email protected] NOTE: This script is […]

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April 27, 2015

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Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.2

DHCP Error Checking

A user emailed me saying the DHCP script just didn’t work. Turns out he was running the script with no parameters and the script failed to test if the default LocalHost was a DHCP Server. This has now been fixed. If script is run without -ComputerName, resolve LocalHost to computer name and verify it is […]

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April 9, 2015

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Documenting VMware vCenter with Microsoft PowerShell and Word Version 1.3

Jacob Rutski has updated his VMware vCenter documentation script to version 1.3. Jacob added support for PowerCLI 6.0, Beta charting and updated his script with the updates to my latest script template. Read Jacob’s article here. Any comments, suggestions, questions or enhancement requests should be directed to Jacob, not me. [email protected] NOTE: This script is […]

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April 2, 2015

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Documenting Citrix XenDesktop 5.x with Microsoft PowerShell V1.1

While developing the Citrix XenDesktop 7.x documentation script, I added several enhancements, cleaned up the verbose console output and added aliases to some of the parameters. With the help of Eduardo Molina, a Delivery Group Utilization chart has been added.

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March 2, 2015

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A Message and Apology from Webster on View and Download Counts

Greetings, Back on February 2nd 2015, I noticed that all my view and downloads counts had been reset to 0. It seems there was an issue with the WordPress plugin I was using to track the counts of views and downloads to provide me with a Top 10 or Top 25 or Top whatever number […]

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March 2, 2015

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Documenting Citrix XenDesktop 5.x with Microsoft PowerShell

Machine Details

Ever since I released the first documentation scripts in October 2011, people have been harassing, I mean asking, me when I will release a XenDesktop script. After 23 months of tedious effort and with the help of almost 80 testers, we are pleased to present you with Version 1.0 of the XenDesktop 5.x documentation script.

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January 7, 2015

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Documenting VMware vCenter with Microsoft PowerShell and Word Version 1.2

Jacob Rutski has updated his VMware vCenter documentation script to version 1.2. Jacob added Import\Export functionality to enable a system to run the script without needing MS Word and export to XML then import at a later time without access to the vCenter server. Read Jacob’s article here. Any comments, suggestions, questions or enhancement requests […]

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January 1, 2015

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Inside Webster’s Lab: Creating Active Directory Organizational Units, Users, Groups and Computers Using PowerShell

Figure 13

OK, I heard from enough of you that wanted me to do this in PowerShell instead of my batch file. Here is the original article using built-in Windows utilities.  This article will show the original batch file converted to PowerShell.

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