April 5, 2018

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Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.40

In more ways than a simple bump from 1.35 to 1.40, this update feels like a new version. In doing Active Directory Health Checks for my employer, Choice Solutions, I “eat my own dog food” and use a lot of my scripts to gather data needed. I have wanted, for a long time, to add […]

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April 5, 2018

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.19

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I do a lot of Active Directory (AD) Health Checks for my employer, Choice Solutions. Every time I do an AD Health Check, I find something else I need to add to the various documentation scripts. For this current AD Health Check, I found out the customer was using a very large Security Event Log. Most […]

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March 16, 2018

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Running PowerShell Scheduled Tasks – a Third Opinion

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I recently published an article titled Running PowerShell Scripts As a Scheduled Task.  That article was from a reader showing how he ran one of the PowerShell scripts as a scheduled task. After that article was released, another reader, Guy Leech (@guyrleech), sent me a Word document showing how he accomplishes the same task. After that article, another reader (from […]

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March 10, 2018

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.18

#Version 2.18 released 10-Mar-2018 Added Log switch to create a transcript log 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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March 10, 2018

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.12

#Version 2.12 10-Mar-2018 Fix $SQLVersion for SQL 2008 R2. Minor version is 50, not 5 In application details, change from “Folder (for user)” to “Application category (optional)” This changed in XA/XD 7.8 and I never noticed it and no one reported it Thanks to lbates for bringing it to my attention You can always find […]

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March 10, 2018

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.40.1

#Version 1.40.1 10-Mar-2018 Fix $SQLVersion for SQL 2008 R2. Minor version is 50, not 5 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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March 2, 2018

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.11

#Version 2.11 2-Mar-2018 Added additional SQL database information to the Configuration section Added new function GetDBCompatibilityLevel Added new User policy settings from 7.17 ICA\Multimedia\Browser Content Redirection Blacklist Configuration ICA\Session Watermark\Enable session watermark ICA\Session Watermark\Watermark Content\Include client IP address ICA\Session Watermark\Watermark Content\Include connection time ICA\Session Watermark\Watermark Content\Include logon user name ICA\Session Watermark\Watermark Content\Include VDA host name […]

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March 2, 2018

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Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.40

#Version 1.40 2-Mar-2018 Added additional SQL database information to the Configuration section Added Log switch to create a transcript log Added function TranscriptLogging Citrix.GroupPolicy.Commands and New-PSDrive break transcript logging so restart logging after each New-PSDrive call Removed the Log Alias from the Logging parameter Added new function GetDBCompatibilityLevel Move section headings for Machine Catalogs, Delivery […]

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March 2, 2018

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Microsoft DNS Documentation Script Update Version 1.09

#Version 1.09 2-Mar-2018 Added Log switch to create a transcript log I found two “If($Var = something)” which are now “If($Var -eq something)” (Man, did that really screw up the output) In the function OutputLookupZoneDetails, with the “=” changed to “-eq” fix, the hostname was now always blank. Fixed. (See what I mean!) Many Switch bocks […]

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March 1, 2018

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Running PowerShell Scheduled Tasks – a Second Opinion

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I recently published an article titled Running PowerShell Scripts As a Scheduled Task.  That article was from a reader showing how he ran one of the PowerShell scripts as a scheduled task. After that article was released, another reader, Guy Leech (@guyrleech), sent me a Word document showing how he accomplishes the same task.

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February 28, 2018

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Group Policy Default Settings for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop That Changed Between 7.16 and 7.17

Computer XenApp Settings: No changes Computer XenDesktop Settings: No changes User XenApp Settings: Browser Content Redirection Blacklist Configuration – Blank Enable session watermark – Disabled Include client IP address – Disabled Include connection time – Disabled Include logon user name – Enabled Include VDA host name – Enabled Include VDA IP address – Disabled Session watermark style […]

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