Archive | March, 2016

Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell V1.1

March 24, 2016

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I recently wrote about Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell and have made a couple of changes to the script.

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Create or Update a Group Policy Using Settings From Another Group Policy Using Microsoft PowerShell

March 18, 2016

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Over the course of the past several months, I have had several projects where I needed to create, edit or fix group policies. A problem I ran into was I only needed a subset of the policy settings (Site to Zone Mappings, Microsoft Office settings). Another problem was corrupt group policies that would not backup. […]

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Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell V1.0

March 18, 2016

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On a recent project, we thought the group policies being applied were causing slow user logons and application launches. What we needed was a way to determine how long just group policy was taking to process. This article shows how we determined the amount of time group policy was taking.

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.16

March 17, 2016

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Version 1.16 17-Mar-2016 Fixed Zone information showing in the Hosting section for all XA/XD versions For the Monitoring Database, show details and Grooming Retention Settings (for Jeremy Saunders) 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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Citrix Director – How to Make Director the Default Page within IIS

March 15, 2016

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On a recent project, I needed to create two Citrix Director servers. One for Citrix XenApp 6.5 and the other for XenApp 7.6. I looked for an article from Citrix on how to make the Director site the default page in IIS and did not find anything. So I have ripped off, I mean borrowed […]

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Finding Microsoft Folder Redirection Errors for Citrix XenApp 6.5 Using Microsoft PowerShell

March 7, 2016

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Another issue causing slower logons for users at a recent project was Folder Redirection errors. This article is how I found the issue and how the customer resolved them.

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Troubleshooting Microsoft Group Policy Site to Zone Mapping Using Microsoft PowerShell

March 4, 2016

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One of the nice things about being an independent consultant is the new stuff learned while on projects. I learned some new information about Site to Zone Mapping I wanted to share with you.

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Citrix XenApp Server Running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hard Locks Under Heavy Load

March 2, 2016

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On a recent project, the customer experienced an issue where after updating the Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) image to Internet Explorer (IE) 11 caused a major outage.

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