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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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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April 13, 2016

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Citrix XenApp 7.6, Provisioning Services 7.6 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Boot Device Manager

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I have written several articles about using the Provisioning Services (PVS) XenDesktop Setup Wizard with XenDesktop. Now I wanted to find out if the Wizard would also work with XenApp 7.6. Another item I wanted to test was using Boot Device Manager (BDM) only.

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March 24, 2016

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Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell V1.1

I recently wrote about Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell and have made a couple of changes to the script.

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March 18, 2016

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Create or Update a Group Policy Using Settings From Another Group Policy Using Microsoft PowerShell

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Over the course of the past several months, I have had several projects where I needed to create, edit or fix group policies. A problem I ran into was I only needed a subset of the policy settings (Site to Zone Mappings, Microsoft Office settings). Another problem was corrupt group policies that would not backup. […]

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March 18, 2016

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Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell V1.0

On a recent project, we thought the group policies being applied were causing slow user logons and application launches. What we needed was a way to determine how long just group policy was taking to process. This article shows how we determined the amount of time group policy was taking.

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March 17, 2016

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update 1.16

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Version 1.16 17-Mar-2016 Fixed Zone information showing in the Hosting section for all XA/XD versions For the Monitoring Database, show details and Grooming Retention Settings (for Jeremy Saunders) 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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March 15, 2016

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Citrix Director – How to Make Director the Default Page within IIS

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On a recent project, I needed to create two Citrix Director servers. One for Citrix XenApp 6.5 and the other for XenApp 7.6. I looked for an article from Citrix on how to make the Director site the default page in IIS and did not find anything. So I have ripped off, I mean borrowed […]

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