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December 1, 2016

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Script Download Counts

I am now tracking the download counts as of the first day of each month. This will allow those who contribute scripts and tools to track the counts so they have the data for their community contribution data reported for CTPs, MVPs, vExperts or employer requested data. At the bottom of this article is a […]

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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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January 2, 2017

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.29

While trying to finish up the V2 script, I came across a few items that I missed and went back added them to the V1 script. I also made the same updates to the V2.0 script that is in development for version 7.8 and later. #Version 1.29 2-Jan-2017 Added Description to Machine Catalog details Added […]

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December 31, 2016

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Unable to Delete Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.xx Hosting Connection or Resource “There is currently an active background action”

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A few weeks ago, the town I live in had extremely severe thunderstorms roll through. When the tornado sirens went off and all our mobile devices started screaming “Warning: tornado sighted in your immediate area. Take shelter immediately!”, I did not bother doing a proper shutdown of all my lab equipment. The tornado did extensive […]

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December 29, 2016

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A Look Inside Webster’s Lab (December 2016)

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December 2016 Every now and then, people ask me about the lab environment.  This article will give you an update on what is in my lab since the July 2013 article.

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December 29, 2016

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Another Small Tool from Bart Jacobs’ Toolbox

Hello again! This tool is even simpler then the printdriver stuff in my previous article. But again I hope this addresses a real need out there, it has done so for me. Everyone that has used Microsoft Remote Assistance (or some other tools) probably remembers asking the user on the other side what the name […]

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December 22, 2016

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Deploying Printer Drivers for Citrix XenApp

Printers and printer drivers aren’t an exiting technology as the latest HDX Features in XenApp 7.12 and so on. But every Citrix admin out there has ran into issues with printers and printer drivers at one point or another. And we’ve all been felt the same need at least once: how do I get those […]

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December 21, 2016

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.28

While working on a customer project, I was asked to provide totals for the various items that go into the documentation report: Machine Catalogs, Delivery Groups, etc. I added a Summary Page to the report that is now the last page in the report. I also made the same update to the V2.0 script that […]

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December 21, 2016

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Citrix NetScaler Documentation Script Version 3.6

Barry Schiffer and Iain Brighton are pleased to release Version 3.6 of the NetScaler documentation script. Citrix NetScaler documentation script version 3.6 #Version 3.6 21-Dec-2016 The script is now fully compatible with NetScaler 11.1 released in July 2016. Added NetScaler Gateway reporting for Custom Themes Added HTTPS redirect for Load Balancing Added Policy Based Routing […]

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December 16, 2016

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Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.10

#Version 5.10 16-Dec-2016 Added support for PVS 7.12 Added the new vDisk property “Cached secrets cleanup disabled” You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Thanks to my employer, Choice Solutions, for allowing me to update this script on company time. Thanks Webster

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December 15, 2016

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Citrix XenDesktop 7.12, Provisioning Services 7.11 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Personal vDisk Drives

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The original articles I wrote about this process have proven very popular and viewed well in excess of 150,000 times. The previous articles: Citrix XenDesktop 7.1, Provisioning Services 7.1 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Write Cache and Personal vDisk Drives Citrix XenDesktop 7.5, Provisioning Services 7.1 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Write Cache […]

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December 6, 2016

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.27

While working on a customer project that used XenDesktop 7.0, I noticed there was no easy way to determine the PVS server used by a Machine Catalog. That piece of information is not in either the 7.0 Studio console nor the 7.9 console. Since I needed that information, I added it to the Machine Catalog […]

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December 1, 2016

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Citrix XenDesktop 5.x Documentation Script Update 1.18

While working on a project for my employer, Choice Solutions, I needed to document a XenDesktop 5.6 Site that used Provisioning Services (PVS) and Personal vDisk (PvD). I found a couple of issues in the script and fixed them. #Version 1.18 1-Dec-2016 Added Catalog and Machine types Permanent and PvsPvd for “Streamed with personal vDisk” […]

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