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A Look Inside Webster’s Lab (December 2016)

December 29, 2016

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Sir Simon

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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Running the Active Directory Documentation Script in a Multiple Domain Forest

August 19, 2016

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I have received numerous emails and comments from people having issues running the Active Directory (AD) documentation script in a forest that contains multiple domains. I finally got off my lazy rear end and took the time to figure out the issue and solution.

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Synergy 2016 Las Vegas Presentation – (re)Designing Your Active Directory

June 9, 2016

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Greetings, If you came to my presentation at Citrix Synergy 2016 in Las Vegas, thanks for being there. The room was fairly full for being the next to last session on the last day of Synergy with a beer crawl starting at the same time. Thanks to all who stayed after the session and asked […]

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Citrix NetScaler Documentation Script Version 3.0

May 24, 2016

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Barry Schiffer and Iain Brighton are pleased to release Version 3.0 of the NetScaler documentation script. #Version 3.0 24-may-2016 Uses Nitro API to connect to NetScaler instead of ns.conf Microsoft Office 2016 support NetScaler 11.0 support Documents hardware revision Documents NetScaler Edition Documents SSL Certificates, including expiry date Shows all policies, including default Shows all […]

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A New Choice in Webster’s Life

May 13, 2016

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Shane and Webster

Greetings, I am very excited to announce that on May 23, 2016 I am a member of the Choice Solutions (Choice) family. Choice has offered me the position of Sr. Solutions Architect, a title I do not feel worthy of. I have done several projects for Choice and feel very comfortable joining the Choice family. […]

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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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Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.23

January 30, 2016

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This is a very minor change. While doing an Active Directory assessment recently, I realized that I did not include the DHCP DNS dynamic update credentials in the report. Minor gripe with Microsoft. In the DHCP console, the DHCP DNS dynamic update credentials are set at the protocol level. But set the credentials for one […]

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.14

January 26, 2016

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Version 1.14 26-Jan-2016 Updated Exchange schema versions to include Exchange 2013 CU7/8/9 and Exchange 2016 http://eightwone.com/references/schema-versions/ Updated AD schema versions to include Server 2016 Technical Preview http://marc-lognoul.me/windows/windows-server-active-directory-schema-versions/ Fixed typo in variable name that prevented the table for Site Links from being created Site Link table shows all possible site link options https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc223552.aspx GPOs by OU […]

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Session Prelaunch

November 9, 2015

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Session prelaunch is a feature of XenApp 6.5 that was eventually brought back to the FMA architecture. So, what’s it all about again? The basic goal is to improve user experience. How does it do that? With any normal published application, after clicking the icon or shortcut the session starts, profile is loaded, policies applied, […]

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A Message and Apology from Webster on View and Download Counts

March 2, 2015

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Greetings, Back on February 2nd 2015, I noticed that all my view and downloads counts had been reset to 0. It seems there was an issue with the WordPress plugin I was using to track the counts of views and downloads to provide me with a Top 10 or Top 25 or Top whatever number […]

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Documenting VMware vCenter with Microsoft PowerShell and Word Version 1.2

January 7, 2015

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Jacob Rutski has updated his VMware vCenter documentation script to version 1.2. Jacob added Import\Export functionality to enable a system to run the script without needing MS Word and export to XML then import at a later time without access to the vCenter server. Read Jacob’s article here. Any comments, suggestions, questions or enhancement requests […]

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