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 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

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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

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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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December 31, 2014

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Inside Webster’s Lab: Installing a Domain Controller Using PowerShell

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With all the writing I do for my website and customers, I recreate my Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory (AD) environment frequently.  I thought I would show you how I use PowerShell to install and configure my Domain Controller.

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December 31, 2014

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Inside Webster’s Lab: Removing Domain Controller Using PowerShell

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With all the writing I do for my website and customers, I recreate my Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory (AD) environment frequently.  Sometimes I just need a fresh start and I need to demote my domain controller, remove all the Active Directory related Roles and Features and just start over.  This article will show […]

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December 31, 2014

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

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With all the writing I do for my website and customers, I recreate my Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory (AD) environment frequently.  I thought I would show you how, in just a few seconds, I recreate my entire AD structure.

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December 30, 2014

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Citrix XenDesktop 7.6, Provisioning Services 7.6 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Boot Device Manager, Write Cache and Personal vDisk Drives

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Ever since the first article in this series came out in January 2014, I have been asked by numerous people to add an article that includes Boot Device Manager (BDM).  Since I am here but to serve, I am finally getting around to updating the process to include BDM.

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