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HTML Output Changes Coming to the Documentation Scripts

December 7, 2017

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Arnaud Pain is fine-tuning his XenMobile documentation script. Choice Solutions’ NetScaler goddess ran the script for me and sent me the HTML output along with the error log file from using the -Dev switch. The log showed me some errors on a variable and I was puzzled why I never came across that before. Turns out […]

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.16

December 4, 2017

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I finally got around to implementing the most requested feature. Making the script work for a child domain in a multi-domain Active Directory Forest. My PowerShell and AD mentor, Michael B. Smith, helped tremendously in making sure the stuff added to the script met his high standards. As usual, he also made a couple of other suggestions […]

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.08

November 28, 2017

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Version 2.08 28-Nov-2017 Added the following new Computer policy setting: Browser Content Redirection Enable XenApp Optimization Path to XenApp optimization definitions Added the following new User policy settings: Browser Content Redirection ACL Configuration Browser Content Redirection Proxy Configuration Display lossless indicator Optimize for 3D graphics workload Tablet Mode Toggle Tested with XenApp/XenDesktop 7.16 Update help […]

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PowerShell One-Liner for Finding Users with a Home Drive Configured in Active Directory Users and Computers

November 28, 2017

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On a recent project for my employer, Choice Solutions, I needed to generate a report of all users who had a Home Drive configured on the Profile tab in Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC).

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Microsoft DNS Documentation Script Update Version 1.07

November 13, 2017

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#Version 1.07 13-Nov-2017 Added Scavenge Server(s) to Zone Properties General section Added Scavenge Server(s) to Zone Properties General section Added the domain name of the computer used for -ComputerName to the output filename Fixed output of Name Server IP address(es) in Zone properties For Word/PDF output added the domain name of the computer used for […]

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Changing the Published Name of a Citrix XenDesktop Private Desktop

November 10, 2017

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Recently a customer had a need to change the Published Name property of a Private Desktop in Citrix XenDesktop. By default, the Published Name property is Null. This article will show you some tidbits I picked up and two lines of PowerShell you can use to change the published name property of either all or a […]

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Remove-HostingConnection Version 1.01

November 6, 2017

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Figure 5 (Using -Confirm and No)

Version 1.01 6-Nov-2017 When -WhatIf or -Confirm with No or -Confirm with No to All is used, do not log non-actions as failures 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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New PowerShell Script: Remove-HostingConnection V1.0

November 2, 2017

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RemoveHostingConnection

You have moved to a new/updated/upgraded hypervisor or added new/updated/upgraded storage. Then you go to delete either the entire old hosting connection or just an old resource connection and received the dreaded popup: “There is currently an active background action” ARGH!!! What to do?

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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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