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FINAL Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.30

February 7, 2017

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While finishing up the V2 script, I came across some items that needed updating in the V1 script. #Version 1.30 7-Feb-2017 Fix numerous typos Removed snapin citrix.common.commands as it is no longer used and no cmdlets are used from that snapin Update help text This is the last update to this script unless someone reports […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.29

January 2, 2017

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While trying to finish up the V2 script, I came across a few items that I missed and went back added them to the V1 script. I also made the same updates to the V2.0 script that is in development for version 7.8 and later. #Version 1.29 2-Jan-2017 Added Description to Machine Catalog details Added […]

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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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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 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 XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.26

November 29, 2016

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While working on the V2.0 version of this script, I came across two bugs that needed to be fixed in the current script. #Version 1.26 29-Nov-2016 Fix bug when Delivery Type for a delivery group could not be determined Fix bug in HTML output for delivery group details You can always find the most current […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.23

October 19, 2016

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Version 1.23 19-Oct-2016 Fixed formatting issues with HTML headings output 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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Implementing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS7 Linux with Citrix XenDesktop 7.11

October 4, 2016

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As many of you know, I have a few documentation scripts freely available on my site. One of the scripts is for Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.0 through 7.7. Citrix introduced so many changes in version 7.8, 7.9 and 7.11 (and who knows what changes are coming in the future?) that I had to fork (to use […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.22

September 26, 2016

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Version 1.22 26-Sep-2016 Add Configuration Logging Preferences Add to machine catalog information for RemotePC, “No. of Machines” and “Allocated Machines” Fix calculation for “No. of Machines” in Machine Catalog summary and details 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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Implementing Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard Basic Availability Groups for Use in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.9

September 13, 2016

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On a recent project for my employer, Choice Solutions, I needed to setup high availability for the XenApp/XenDesktop databases. The customer wanted to use Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard and I was tasked with implementing the new Basic Availability Groups. This article details the steps I took to implement Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard Basic Availability […]

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