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

August 26, 2016

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Recently on a project for my new employer, Choice Solutions, I noticed lots of home folder errors in the customer’s System event log.  I offered to take my Folder Redirection Error script and modify it to find home folder errors.

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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 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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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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Citrix XenApp 6.5 Documentation Script Update 4.26

February 10, 2016

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Version 4.26 9-Feb-2016 Added specifying an optional output folder Added the option to email the output file Fixed several spacing and typo errors 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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Script Updates Coming

February 8, 2016

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It is amazing what I learn about my scripts when I do projects for customers who use the various documentation scripts on an almost daily basis. I will be adding two feature requests to all the scripts I manage and about six new scripts coming this week: specify an optional output folder for the output […]

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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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Active Setup and Non-Responding Internet Explorer

November 9, 2015

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A few days ago, Carl wrote a very interesting article on “strange” IE behavior here: http://carlwebster.com/internet-explorer-10-and-11-open-to-blank-white-screen-or-become-unresponsive/ This made me remember an issue I had dealt with earlier, very similar to the one Carl was facing. Mine presented itself on XenApp 6.5 on Windows 2008R2 though. I wasn’t using a published desktop either, but Published Apps. When […]

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Citrix XenApp 6.5 Documentation Script Update 4.25

October 29, 2015

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Updated for CTX129229 updated September 2015 NOTE: This script is continually updated. You can always find the most current version by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Thanks Webster

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