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Bart Jacobs’s Toolbox: Monitoring Part 2

October 12, 2017

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Promises, promises… I like to keep mine, so after Part 1, let’s continue with Part 2. Originally, it wasn’t my plan to have a Part 2 in the first place. When I started writing the script, it was my goal to include all checks into a single script. I rather quickly abandoned that idea because […]

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Bart Jacobs’ Toolbox: Monitoring Part 1

October 11, 2017

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It’s been a while since I posted something. To make it up to you, this is part 1 of a 2-part series on monitoring. Part 2 will be following soon, I promise. More specifically, monitoring XenApp with Powershell. Since many of my customers are still running 6.5 (yeah, I know), I’m focussing on that version […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.38

October 10, 2017

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Version 1.38 9-Oct-2017 From version 1.33: Added sort applications by AdminFolderName and ApplicationName to Function ProcessApplications This is only valid for XenApp/XenDesktop version 7.6 and later Use (Get-BrokerServiceAddedCapability) -contains “ApplicationFolders” to determine version info For XA/XD versions before 7.6, sort applications by Name property only For versions 7.0 thru 7.5, use the Name property for […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.07

September 5, 2017

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Version 2.07 5-Sep-2017 Added the following new Computer policy setting: Logon Exclusion Check (Note: In Studio and the Group Policy Management Console, this setting has a leading space in its name) Tested with XenApp/XenDesktop 7.15 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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Group Policy Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.04

September 5, 2017

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Excel file has been updated with settings for XenApp/XenDesktop 7.15. Fellow CTP, Esther Barthel (the CTP’s favorite Minion), updated all the ADMX file worksheets. She also split the three ShareFile ADMX files into their own worksheet. If you find any errors or omissions, please send an email to [email protected] We hope you find the Excel […]

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Group Policy Default Computer Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.02

September 5, 2017

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Updated for XenApp/XenDesktop 7.15. I am sure I may have missed something, so if I did, please let me know. You can always find the most current Excel file by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Thanks Webster

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Group Policy Default User Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.02

September 5, 2017

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Updated for XenApp/XenDesktop 7.15. I am sure I may have missed something, so if I did, please let me know. You can always find the most current Excel file by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Thanks Webster

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Citrix Profile Management – How to Use One Image to Point to Multiple Profile Management Stores

August 10, 2017

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Guest article by Hal Lange. Let me set a stage for configuration: There are multiple XenDesktop Sites for your environment.  Either Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) or Machine Creation Service (MCS) is being used for image deployment.  Whether your Sites are Active/Active or Active/Passive doesn’t matter.  The only difference between the images will be the Citrix […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.37

June 30, 2017

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Version 1.37 30-Jun-2017 Added Function GetSQLVersion Added Read-Committed Snapshot and SQL Server version data to Datastore table If any of the databases are configured for mirroring and the database size is null, use the mirror server’s name to calculate the size if the size is still null, report “Unable to determine” If SQL Server mirroring […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.06

June 30, 2017

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Version 2.06 30-Jun-2017 Added all properties from Get-MonitorConfiguration to Datastore section For the Monitoring Database Details: CollectHotfixDataEnabled DataCollectionEnabled DetailedSqlOutputEnabled EnableDayLevelGranularityProcessUtilization EnableHourLevelGranularityProcessUtilization EnableMinLevelGranularityProcessUtilization FullPollStartHour MonitorQueryTimeoutSeconds ResolutionPollTimeHours SyncPollTimeHours For the Groom Retention Settings in Days: GroomApplicationErrorsRetentionDays GroomApplicationFaultsRetentionDays GroomApplicationInstanceRetentionDays GroomDeletedRetentionDays GroomFailuresRetentionDays GroomHourlyRetentionDays GroomLoadIndexesRetentionDays GroomMachineHotfixLogRetentionDays GroomMachineMetricDataRetentionDays GroomMachineMetricDaySummaryDataRetentionDays GroomMinuteRetentionDays GroomNotificationLogRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageDayDataRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageHourDataRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageMinuteDataRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageRawDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageDayDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageHourDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageMinuteDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageRawDataRetentionDays GroomSessionMetricsDataRetentionDays GroomSessionsRetentionDays […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.36

June 26, 2017

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Nothing like using a script at a customer location and finding “things” that are just not right. Bug fixes and a couple of very minor enhancements. #Version 1.36 26-Jun-2017 Added additional error checking for Site version information If “SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Citrix Desktop Delivery Controller” is not found on the computer running the script, then look on the computer […]

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