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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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Citrix NetScaler Documentation Script Version 4.0

September 5, 2017

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Barry Schiffer and Iain Brighton are pleased to release Version 4.0 of the NetScaler documentation script. Citrix NetScaler documentation script version 4.0 #Version 4.0 31-Aug-2017 The script is now fully compatible with NetScaler 12.0 released in July 2017 Fixed NetScaler SSL connections Added SAML Authentication policies Updated GSLB Parameters to include late 11.1 build enhancements […]

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Finding Microsoft Folder Redirection Errors Using Microsoft PowerShell V2.0

May 18, 2017

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About a year ago, I released V1.0 of this script and stated if I ever found the time I would update it to not require XenApp 6.5. Finally, through the generosity of my employer, Choice Solutions, I took the time between customer calls to update this script (and two others).

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Finding Microsoft Home Folder Errors Using Microsoft PowerShell V2.0

May 18, 2017

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About a year ago, I released V1.0 of this script and stated if I ever found the time I would update it to not require XenApp 6.5. Finally, through the generosity of my employer, Choice Solutions, I took the time between customer calls to update this script (and two others).

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Finding Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell V2.0

May 18, 2017

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About a year ago, I released V1.0 of this script and stated if I ever found the time I would update it to not require XenApp 6.5. Finally, through the generosity of my employer, Choice Solutions, I took the time between customer calls to update this script (and two others).

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Finding Service with Account Name Using Microsoft PowerShell V1.0

May 15, 2017

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A few months back, I worked on a project where the customer needed to find all services on all servers that used a specific Active Directory (AD) account name. The problem was, they had no idea how the account name had been entered, nor did they know which server or what service used the account. […]

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