• Private: Welcome

    Hello, faithful readers.  After writing for dabcc.com for 2.5 years, I have returned to my roots at CarlWebster.com, home of the Accidental Citrix Admin. I truly enjoyed writing for DABCC. It was a blast. But a new party has begun at CarlWebster.com (and Joe Shonk is paying for the drinks <grin>).  So stay t[…]

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  • Set-SageSet1 PowerShell Script V1.10

    My Windows 10 management VM received the 1809 release. In the Disk Cleanup utility (cleanmgr.exe), Microsoft added the Downloads folder to the list of items that can be cleaned. Figure 1 That may not be a good thing because if you run V1.00 of this script, or just blindly select every checkbox, you can find yourself missing all your […]

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  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 Documentation Script Update 5.00

    #Version 5.00 14-Dec-2018 Version 5.00 created on June 1, 2015 V5.00 released to the community 14-Dec-2018 Removed minimum requirement for PowerShell V3 Fixed all code to make it work in PowerShell V2 (That was a royal PITA) Removed all SMTP related code as we could not could that code to work with PowerShell V2 (If you think you ca […]

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  • Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.21

    #Version 2.21 released 11-Nov-2018 For HTML output, reverted the output Hardware and Service functions back to using $rowdata = @() Using $rowdata = New-Object System.Collections.ArrayList did not always work, which is weird You can always find the most current script by going to https://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-th […]

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  • Setting the Playing Field Right for Citrix Cloud

    Let’s get this one out there first: Citrix Cloud has enormous potential. But is it living up to that potential? To put it as a football metaphor: I wouldn’t want to be feeding all the “next Messi’s” or “next Ronaldo’s” out there. A series of events triggered this blog post. Or rather: m […]

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  • Documenting Citrix StoreFront with Microsoft PowerShell Version 3.03

    v3.03 October 16, 2018 Fixed error messages received when a DNS search suffix or search order is specified for a NIC. Please email me directly (Sam.Jacobs@ipm.com) with any comments, suggestions, enhancement requests, etc. All feedback is encouraged. You can always find the most current script by going to https://carlwebster.com/w […]

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  • Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.19

    #Version 2.19 2-Oct-2018 Added new broker entitlement properties from Get-BrokerEntitlementPolicyRule (Thanks to Sacha Thomet and Carl Stalhood) Leasing behavior (LeasingBehavior) Maximum concurrent instances (MaxPerEntitlementInstances) SecureICA required (SecureIcaRequired) Session reconnection (SessionReconnection) Added new b […]

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  • Citrix NetScaler MAS Documentation Script Version 1.10

    #Version 1.10 14-September-2018 Fixed issue with Stylebook Content being output in Base64 Fixed issue with Stylebook description containing newline characters breaking  tables If you have any feature requests, suggestions for enhancements or bugs to report, please feel free to contact me on twitter (@andymc84) or email (amcculloug […]

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  • Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.20

    #Version 2.20 released 28-Sep-2018 Added Domain Functional Level of 7 for Windows Server 2016 Added Forest Functional Level of 7 for Windows Server 2016 Added Domain Schema version 88 for Server 2019 Preview Added to Domain Information: Last logon replication interval Public key required password rolling (2012+) Added to Forest I […]

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  • Citrix Application Delivery Controller (Formerly NetScaler) Documentation Script Version 4.30

    #Version 4.3 18-September-2018 Added ability to export data on a workstation without Word installed and create the report on another workstation .EXAMPLE PS C:\PSScript > .\Citrix_ADC_Script_V4_3_Signed.ps1 -Export OR PS C:\PSScript > .\Citrix_ADC_Script_V4_3_Signed.ps1 -Offline Will run without MS Word installed and create an […]

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  • Does the Cloud fail?

    The short answer: yes. The consultant answer: it depends. One could also ask the question “Should the Cloud fail?” My answer is: yes, failures are bound to happen in the Cloud. Why? Because the cloud is designed and built by humans. And we all know humans are not perfect, present company included. A “perfect” […]

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  • Learning to Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

    Back in April 2009, I wrote an article on installing Adobe Acrobat Reader. A reader reported to me that the process does not work for Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. There were enough changes to the process, I worked through and documented the process so the reader could get Acrobat Reader DC installed. Portable Document Format (PDF) files […]

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