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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December 18, 2014

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XenApp 6.0 and XenApp 6.5 Version 4.2 Documentation Scripts Have Been Updated 18-Dec-2014

Citrix updated CTX129229 on 18-Dec-2014. I added checking for Hotfix Rollup Pack 5 in the XenApp 6.5 script and the additional recommended Citrix and Microsoft hotfixes to both scripts. I also fixed a bug in saving to PDF for Word 2013 in both scripts. NOTE: These scripts are continually updated. You can always find the […]

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December 16, 2014

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Citrix NetScaler V2.5 Documentation Script has been Updated 16-Dec-2014

One of testers for the VMware vCenter documentation script found a bug in that script where the PDF file was not created. That turned out to be a bug in the master template script and therefore affected the NetScaler script. While I was fixing the PDF bug I found out that when I added Regions […]

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December 16, 2014

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Documenting VMware vCenter with Microsoft PowerShell and Word Version 1.1

One of Jacob’s testers found a bug in the script where the PDF file was not created. This turned out to be a bug in the master template script. While I was fixing the PDF bug I found out that when I added Regions to the master template script, I inadvertently broke the help text. […]

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December 11, 2014

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Documenting VMware vCenter with Microsoft PowerShell and Word Version 1.0

Jacob Rutski has created a VMware vCenter documentation script using the new Script Template. Jacob has written a blog post available here . Thanks to all the testers who helped Jacob with testing and suggestions. Any comments, suggestions, questions or enhancement requests should be directed to Jacob, not me. [email protected] Jacob’s script will be housed […]

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November 21, 2014

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Documenting Citrix NetScaler with Microsoft PowerShell V2.5

Barry Schiffer released his Citrix NetScaler documentation script version 2.5 today, 21-November-2014. Barry’s article on his V2.5 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 2.0 script has been moved to the archive […]

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November 11, 2014

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Installing XenApp or XenDesktop 7.x, Does It Matter Which One You Select?

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I am writing some “How To” articles for a customer. I am trying to figure out exactly what happens when XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 are installed.  There are two options for the install: From my testing I see no difference in what gets installed regardless of which option is selected. I was supplied with current licenses for XenApp 6.5 and […]

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September 8, 2014

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HP Moonshot – Lessons Learned and Tips from My First HP Moonshot and Citrix XenDesktop Proof of Concept

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Recently, I was involved in my first HP Moonshot Proof of Concept (PoC). HP Moonshot is a fairly new technology that can be used to provide hosted desktops to users with Citrix XenDesktop 7.x.  If you are not familiar with Moonshot, I would recommend you watch this excellent video by Dane Young at the Experts […]

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August 12, 2014

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XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 Documentation Script Version 4.2 Released

A feature that has been requested in all the XenApp documentation scripts for a good while is the ability to print a specific section of the report. This feature, a couple of bug fixes and several enhancements to speed up script execution are what make up Version 4.2.

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August 11, 2014

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XenApp 6 for Windows Server 2008 R2 Documentation Script 4.2 Released

A feature that has been requested in all the XenApp documentation scripts for a good while is the ability to print a specific section of the report. This feature, a couple of bug fixes and several enhancements to speed up script execution are what make up Version 4.2.

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August 8, 2014

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Version 1.1 Released

I have been working with a very talented and hard-working group of friends to help speed up the runtime of the various documentation scripts. This update of the Microsoft Active Directory (AD) script is the first step towards the goal of having the scripts run as fast as possible and also towards adding Formatted Text […]

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August 7, 2014

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Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Version 1.1 Released

I have been working with a very talented and hard-working group of friends to help speed up the runtime of the various documentation scripts. This update of the Microsoft DHCP script is the first step towards the goal of having the scripts run as fast as possible and also towards adding HTML output.

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