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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July 30, 2014

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Important Information for Those Using My Documentation Scripts

Greetings, New updates to all my documentation scripts will soon be released.  There are some things you need to know first. This is the last update for the XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2003 script. All other scripts now require PowerShell version 3 or later. All other scripts will no longer support Word 2007. The […]

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July 24, 2014

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Documenting Citrix NetScaler with Microsoft PowerShell V2.0

Barry Schiffer released his Citrix NetScaler documentation script version 2.0 today, 24-July-2014. Barry’s article on his V2.0 script can be found here. Barry’s NetScaler script will continue to be housed here for anyone to download so the documentation scripts can be maintained as a collection. The Version 1.0 script has been moved to the archive […]

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July 14, 2014

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Citrix XenDesktop 7.5, Provisioning Services 7.1 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Write Cache and Personal vDisk Drives

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The original article I wrote for XenDesktop 7.1 and PVS 7.1 has proven to be extremely popular.  Several people have asked for an article that uses XenDesktop 7.5.  This article will show the same process as the original article but use XenDesktop 7.5 and show what differences there are, if any.

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June 5, 2014

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Active Directory Documentation Script Has Been Updated 5-Jun-2014

EA & SA Tables After

When I was creating my PowerPoint slide deck for the Experts 2 Experts conference in Brussels, Belgium, I noticed that the Enterprise Admins and Schema Admins Privileged Groups tables were incorrect.  These have now been fixed.

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June 4, 2014

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All Documentation Scripts Have Been Updated 4-Jun-2014

All current scripts have had an -AddDateTime Parameter added. This has been requested by a few testers so I decided it was time to add it. This parameter has been added to the Active Directory, DHCP, all XenApp versions and the two XenDesktop scripts under development. This keeps all documentation scripts consistent in their functionality. […]

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May 31, 2014

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Documenting Microsoft DHCP with Microsoft Word and PowerShell

DHCP Script Cover Page

On a recent project, the customer needed a way to document their DHCP configuration after losing the DHCP database on one of their DHCP servers. I offered to create a script and they gave me permission to do so. Microsoft makes DHCP cmdlets for Windows Server 2012 and higher. The customer had a 2012 DHCP […]

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May 31, 2014

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Documenting Microsoft Active Directory with Microsoft Word and PowerShell

Active Directory Cover Page

On a recent project, the customer needed a way to see what they had in their numerous Active Directory (AD) forests. I offered to create a script and they gave me permission to do so. After creating the initial basic script, I sent out a request for testers. I received a lot of requests from […]

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May 26, 2014

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NetScaler Documentation Script 1.0 Has Been Updated 26-May-2014

Empty or unreadable ns.conf

Barry and I have received a couple of emails where users were reporting strange issues with the Word document created by the script. It turns out, the script was not properly handling cases where the ns.conf file did not exist in the script folder or was unreadable. Barry gave me permission to fix these two […]

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May 21, 2014

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NetScaler Documentation Script 1.0 Has Been Updated 21-May-2014

I recently updated my PVS and XenApp documentation scripts to match changes I made for the new Active Directory (AD) and Microsoft DHCP documentation scripts. Since Barry Schiffer is the author of the NetScaler script, I received his permission to make the same changes to his NetScaler documentation script.

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May 20, 2014

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All Version 4.1x Scripts Have Been Updated 20-May-2014

I am currently creating documentation scripts for Active Directory (AD) and Microsoft DHCP. In doing so, I have learned some new stuff and decided to implement those changes into the current documentation scripts.

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May 12, 2014

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NetScaler 1.0 Documentation Script Has Been Updated 12-May-2014

Barry has updated his NetScaler script to fix two reported bugs.  I then updated his script with changes I have made to some of the Word functionality and various Warning and Error messages. #Version 1.0.1 script May 12, 2014 #Minor bug fix release Load Balancer: Changed the chapter name “Services” to “Services and Service Groups”. […]

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