Archive | March, 2017

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.13 (aka The Jim Moyle Update)

March 30, 2017

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I was minding my own business, doing an Active Directory migration in Phoenix when all the madness started. I started getting a flood of emails from some bloke in England (who claims to be one of my sons) about “bugs” in the PVS script. Upon further investigation, I found out he was right and much […]

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Citrix Provisioning Services Assessment Script Update Version 1.13

March 29, 2017

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On a CTP call today, we were given one piece of information that shocked me. The piece of information is that a large percentage of vDisks are configured for “Cache on Server”. No wonder Citrix administrators complain about bad user experience and poor PVS server performance. I decided I needed to add checking for this […]

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Norway CUGtech Høst 2016 Presentation

March 27, 2017

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Greetings, I keep meaning to post this but never do. Here is a link to the PDF from my two sessions I gave for the awesome Norway Citrix User Group (CUG). If you ever get invited to speak to this amazing group, do not turn down the offer. The group treats their guest speakers like […]

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Group Policy Default Computer Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.00

March 13, 2017

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Now that we have an Excel file of all the Citrix policy settings, I decided to go one step further. I created a separate Excel file for all the default computer policy settings for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.0 through 7.13. That takes 20 worksheets which is why I decided to do a separate Excel file. […]

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Group Policy Default User Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.00

March 13, 2017

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Now that we have an Excel file of all the Citrix policy settings, I decided to go one step further. I created a separate Excel file for all the default user policy settings for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.0 through 7.13. That takes 20 worksheets which is why I decided to do a separate Excel file. […]

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Group Policy Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.01

March 10, 2017

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Thanks to Hal Lange, CTP Alum and the #2 WEM expert in the world, we have added the WEM Host Configuration ADMX file. Hal sent me the file and Esther ran it through her PowerShell script to generate the WEM worksheet. If you find any errors or omissions, please send an email to [email protected] We […]

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Group Policy Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

March 7, 2017

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Five weeks ago, on the same day, I received three emails asking if I had a spreadsheet listing all the Citrix policy settings like Microsoft supplies. I replied I did not and had been asking Citrix for such an Excel file since March 2012. Someone pointed me to this Citrix article on Citrix Policy Reference but it […]

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Citrix XenApp 6.5 Documentation Script Update 4.32

March 6, 2017

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While working on my next community project, I came across several policy settings I never added to the script. #Version 2.04 6-Mar-2017 Added the following policy settings: Connector for Configuration Manager 2012\Advance warning frequency interval Connector for Configuration Manager 2012\Advance warning message box body text Connector for Configuration Manager 2012\Advance warning message box title Connector […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.04

March 6, 2017

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While working on my next community project, I came across more policy settings that were renamed. #Version 2.04 6-Mar-2017 Fixed wording of more policy names that changed from 7.13 prerelease to RTM URL Redirection -> Bidirectional Content Redirection Allow URL Redirection -> Allow Bidirectional Content Redirection Allow Client URLs -> Allowed URLs to be redirected […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.03

March 3, 2017

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#Version 2.03 3-Mar-2017 Fixed bug reported by P. Ewing in Functions ConfigLogPreferences and OutputDatastores Fixed wording of policy setting (thanks to Esther Barthel): “Profile Management\File system\Default Exclusions\UPM – !ctx_localappdata!\Microsoft\CD Burning” to “Profile Management\File system\Default Exclusions\UPM – !ctx_localappdata!\Microsoft\Windows\CD Burning” 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 XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.02

March 1, 2017

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While catching up on the Citrix blogs last night, I ran across the article XenApp and XenDesktop 7.13: Launching an Application in Multiple Sessions. That article showed a new Application Group property, SingleAppPerSession. When I went to add the new property to the script, I realized that CRAP, I never added Application Group details to the […]

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