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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February 8, 2016

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Citrix Provisioning Services Assessment Script Update 1.01

Version 1.01 8-Feb-2016 Added specifying an optional output folder Added the option to email the output file Fixed several spacing and typo errors 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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February 8, 2016

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Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update 5.01

Version 5.01 8-Feb-2016 Added specifying an optional output folder Added the option to email the output file Fixed several spacing and typo errors Corrected help text Note: This script is for the new PVS PowerShell not the old string based piece of crap. You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ […]

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February 8, 2016

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Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.24

Version 1.24 8-Feb-2016 Added specifying an optional output folder Added the option to email the output file Fixed several spacing and typo errors 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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February 8, 2016

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.15

Version 1.15 8-Feb-2016 Change to using a domain controllers FQDN when using Test-Connection, WMI and Services Those were not working in multiple domain forests when DNS Suffixes were not used For the DCDNSInfo table, added a Site column Sort by Site, domain controller name Change table font to 9 point to prevent wrapping of text […]

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February 8, 2016

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Script Updates Coming

It is amazing what I learn about my scripts when I do projects for customers who use the various documentation scripts on an almost daily basis. I will be adding two feature requests to all the scripts I manage and about six new scripts coming this week: specify an optional output folder for the output […]

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February 2, 2016

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Citrix Provisioning Services Assessment PowerShell Script V1.0

Imagine you are a consultant tasked with doing a Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) assessment at a customer site with several PVS farms that each contain many PVS servers. How can you quickly answer the following questions: Are all the servers running the same PVS version? Is database mirroring or clustering or AlwaysOn used? Are all […]

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February 1, 2016

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XenServer Ghost Devices Woes

As you may recall from my previous article, XenServer and HP Firmware Woes,  I was involved in a rather large XenServer upgrade project. Anyone that has done some XenServer updates/upgrades surely has come across the “ghosted nics” issue before. I’m certainly not alone, since CTP Alexander Ervik Johnsen also wrote a little something on his blog the […]

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January 30, 2016

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Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.23

This is a very minor change. While doing an Active Directory assessment recently, I realized that I did not include the DHCP DNS dynamic update credentials in the report. Minor gripe with Microsoft. In the DHCP console, the DHCP DNS dynamic update credentials are set at the protocol level. But set the credentials for one […]

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January 26, 2016

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.14

Version 1.14 26-Jan-2016 Updated Exchange schema versions to include Exchange 2013 CU7/8/9 and Exchange 2016 http://eightwone.com/references/schema-versions/ Updated AD schema versions to include Server 2016 Technical Preview http://marc-lognoul.me/windows/windows-server-active-directory-schema-versions/ Fixed typo in variable name that prevented the table for Site Links from being created Site Link table shows all possible site link options https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc223552.aspx GPOs by OU […]

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December 30, 2015

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Citrix XenDesktop 7.7, Provisioning Services 7.7 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Write Cache and 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 110,000 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 28, 2015

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Documenting Citrix Provisioning Services 7.7 with Microsoft PowerShell (PVS Script V5)

Citrix has finally released a version of Provisioning Services (PVS) with REAL object-oriented PowerShell. Version 5 of the PVS script has been completely rewritten to work with the new PowerShell implementation. This new script has only been tested with PVS 7.7. There is a new DLL to be registered, a new snap-in and a new […]

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