Archive | December, 2016

Unable to Delete Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.xx Hosting Connection or Resource “There is currently an active background action”

December 31, 2016

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A few weeks ago, the town I live in had extremely severe thunderstorms roll through. When the tornado sirens went off and all our mobile devices started screaming “Warning: tornado sighted in your immediate area. Take shelter immediately!”, I did not bother doing a proper shutdown of all my lab equipment. The tornado did extensive […]

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A Look Inside Webster’s Lab (December 2016)

December 29, 2016

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December 2016 Every now and then, people ask me about the lab environment.  This article will give you an update on what is in my lab since the July 2013 article.

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Another Small Tool from Bart Jacobs’ Toolbox

December 29, 2016

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Hello again! This tool is even simpler then the printdriver stuff in my previous article. But again I hope this addresses a real need out there, it has done so for me. Everyone that has used Microsoft Remote Assistance (or some other tools) probably remembers asking the user on the other side what the name […]

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Deploying Printer Drivers for Citrix XenApp

December 22, 2016

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Printers and printer drivers aren’t an exiting technology as the latest HDX Features in XenApp 7.12 and so on. But every Citrix admin out there has ran into issues with printers and printer drivers at one point or another. And we’ve all been felt the same need at least once: how do I get those […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.28

December 21, 2016

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While working on a customer project, I was asked to provide totals for the various items that go into the documentation report: Machine Catalogs, Delivery Groups, etc. I added a Summary Page to the report that is now the last page in the report. I also made the same update to the V2.0 script that […]

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Citrix NetScaler Documentation Script Version 3.6

December 21, 2016

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Barry Schiffer and Iain Brighton are pleased to release Version 3.6 of the NetScaler documentation script. Citrix NetScaler documentation script version 3.6 #Version 3.6 21-Dec-2016 The script is now fully compatible with NetScaler 11.1 released in July 2016. Added NetScaler Gateway reporting for Custom Themes Added HTTPS redirect for Load Balancing Added Policy-Based Routing Added […]

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Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.10

December 16, 2016

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#Version 5.10 16-Dec-2016 Added support for PVS 7.12 Added the new vDisk property “Cached secrets cleanup disabled” You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Thanks to my employer, Choice Solutions, for allowing me to update this script on company time. Thanks Webster

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Citrix XenDesktop 7.12, Provisioning Services 7.11 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Personal vDisk Drives

December 15, 2016

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The original articles I wrote about this process have proven very popular and viewed well in excess of 150,000 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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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.27

December 6, 2016

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While working on a customer project that used XenDesktop 7.0, I noticed there was no easy way to determine the PVS server used by a Machine Catalog. That piece of information is not in either the 7.0 Studio console nor the 7.9 console. Since I needed that information, I added it to the Machine Catalog […]

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Citrix XenDesktop 5.x Documentation Script Update 1.18

December 1, 2016

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While working on a project for my employer, Choice Solutions, I needed to document a XenDesktop 5.6 Site that used Provisioning Services (PVS) and Personal vDisk (PvD). I found a couple of issues in the script and fixed them. #Version 1.18 1-Dec-2016 Added Catalog and Machine types Permanent and PvsPvd for “Streamed with personal vDisk” […]

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Citrix NetScaler MAS Documentation Script Version 1.00

December 1, 2016

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Andrew McCullough is providing to the community a documentation for the Citrix NetScaler MAS. The script will be maintained by Andrew but housed here with the always growing collection of scripts. Andrew can be found at [email protected] All support and enhancement requests should be directed to Andrew. Andrew has written a blog post about his […]

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