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Carl Webster

Carl Webster
Carl Webster is a Sr. Solutions Architect for Choice Solutions, with over 38 years of IT experience, based in the Nashville, TN area. Webster has been working with application and desktop virtualization since 1990 and with Active Directory since 2001. Webster travels the world doing XenApp, XenDesktop, HP Moonshot and Active Directory projects. He holds the prestigious Citrix Technology Professional designation.

Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.37

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Version 1.37 30-Jun-2017 Added Function GetSQLVersion Added Read-Committed Snapshot and SQL Server version data to Datastore table If any of the databases are configured for mirroring and the database size is null, use the mirror server’s name to calculate the size if the size is still null, report “Unable to determine” If SQL Server mirroring […]

Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.06

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Version 2.06 30-Jun-2017 Added all properties from Get-MonitorConfiguration to Datastore section For the Monitoring Database Details: CollectHotfixDataEnabled DataCollectionEnabled DetailedSqlOutputEnabled EnableDayLevelGranularityProcessUtilization EnableHourLevelGranularityProcessUtilization EnableMinLevelGranularityProcessUtilization FullPollStartHour MonitorQueryTimeoutSeconds ResolutionPollTimeHours SyncPollTimeHours For the Groom Retention Settings in Days: GroomApplicationErrorsRetentionDays GroomApplicationFaultsRetentionDays GroomApplicationInstanceRetentionDays GroomDeletedRetentionDays GroomFailuresRetentionDays GroomHourlyRetentionDays GroomLoadIndexesRetentionDays GroomMachineHotfixLogRetentionDays GroomMachineMetricDataRetentionDays GroomMachineMetricDaySummaryDataRetentionDays GroomMinuteRetentionDays GroomNotificationLogRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageDayDataRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageHourDataRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageMinuteDataRetentionDays GroomProcessUsageRawDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageDayDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageHourDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageMinuteDataRetentionDays GroomResourceUsageRawDataRetentionDays GroomSessionMetricsDataRetentionDays GroomSessionsRetentionDays […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.14

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Version 5.14 27-Jun-2017 Added four new Cover Page properties Company Address Company Email Company Fax Company Phone Added support for version 7.14 Removed code that made sure all Parameters were set to default values if for some reason they did exist or values were $Null Reordered the parameters in the help text and parameter list […]

Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8+ Documentation Script Update Version 2.05

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WHEW! So much community input is in this script. I didn’t think I was ever going to get this “minor” update completed. By the time I finished updating the script with: the changes Jim Moyle made to the Script Template and then Brandon Mitchel’s updates for 1.x script and then the changes for 7.14 (I […]

Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.15

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While working on a project with my PowerShell and AD mentor, Michael B. Smith, he needed some additions made to the script.  He also made a couple of other suggestions I implemented. #Version 2.15 released 26-Jun-2017 Added new parameter MaxDetails: This is the same as using the following parameters: DCDNSInfo GPOInheritance HardWare IncludeUserInfo Services Fixed wrong loop […]

Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.36

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Nothing like using a script at a customer location and finding “things” that are just not right. Bug fixes and a couple of very minor enhancements. #Version 1.36 26-Jun-2017 Added additional error checking for Site version information If “SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallCitrix Desktop Delivery Controller” is not found on the computer running the script, then look on the computer […]

Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.35

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#Version 1.35 21-Jun-2017 Added new parameter MaxDetails: This is the same as using the following parameters: Administrators Applications DeliveryGroups HardWare Hosting Logging MachineCatalogs Policies StoreFront Updated help text I admit, I am just lazy and hate typing lots of parameters when I need all the detail I can get from a customer’s XenApp/XenDesktop Site. You […]

Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.34

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#Version 1.34 17-Jun-2017 Fixed function OutputPolicySetting Fixed numerous issues in the Policies section Removed the Summary parameter as it was not used Reordered the parameters in the help text and parameter list so they match and are grouped better Updated help text You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Read […]

Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.33 (aka The Brandon Mitchell Update)

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#Version 1.33 15-Jun-2017 Added back the WorkerGroup policy filter for XenApp 6.x Added folder name to Function OutputApplication (Thanks to Brandon Mitchell) Added sort applications by AdminFolderName and ApplicationName to Function ProcessApplications (Thanks to Brandon Mitchell) Fix bug when retrieving Filters for a Policy that “applies to all objects in the Site” Fix functions ProcessAppV […]

Group Policy Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.03

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Excel file has been updated with settings for XenApp/XenDesktop 7.14. If you find any errors or omissions, please send an email to [email protected] We hope you find the Excel file with all the policy settings and Citrix related ADMX files useful. You can always find the most current Excel file by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Read […]

Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.32

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#Version 1.32 11-Jun-2017 Add four new Cover Page properties Company Address Company Email Company Fax Company Phone Fix Function Check-LoadedModule Fix Summary Page not checking for Zone support Remove code (140 lines) that made sure all Parameters were set to default values if for some reason they did exist or values were $Null Replace _SetDocumentProperty […]

Finding Service with Account Name Using Microsoft PowerShell V1.0

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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. […]

Group Policy Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.02

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Thanks to fellow CTP Esther Barthel, the ADMX worksheets have been updated with more data. I will let Esther explain what she did. PowerShell: Updated ADMX Translation Script (v1.3) If you find any errors or omissions, please send an email to [email protected] We hope you find the Excel file with all the policy settings and […]

Group Policy Default User Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop V1.00

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Now that we have an Excel file of all the Citrix policy settings, I decided to go one step further. I created a separate Excel file for all the default user policy settings for XenApp and XenDesktop 7.0 through 7.13. That takes 20 worksheets which is why I decided to do a separate Excel file. […]

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