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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.

FINAL Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.30

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While finishing up the V2 script, I came across some items that needed updating in the V1 script. #Version 1.30 7-Feb-2017 Fix numerous typos Removed snapin citrix.common.commands as it is no longer used and no cmdlets are used from that snapin Update help text This is the last update to this script unless someone reports […]

A Look Inside Webster’s Lab

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Every now and then, people ask me about the lab environment.  This article will give you an update on what is in my lab since the July 2013 article. I believe everyone should have a lab even if it consists of free virtualization software running on a laptop with minimal RAM.  Even a simple lab […]

Unable to Delete Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.xx Hosting Connection or Resource “There is currently an active background action”

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A few weeks ago, the town I live in had extremely severe thunderstorms roll through. When the tornado sirens went off and all our mobile devices started screaming “Warning: tornado sighted in your immediate area. Take shelter immediately!”, I did not bother doing a proper shutdown of all my lab equipment. The tornado did extensive […]

Another Small Tool from Bart Jacobs’ Toolbox

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This tool is even simpler then the printdriver stuff in my previous article. But again I hope this addresses a real need out there, it has done so for me. Everyone that has used Microsoft Remote Assistance (or some other tools) probably remembers asking the user on the other side what the name of the […]

Deploying Printer Drivers for Citrix XenApp

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Printers and printer drivers aren’t an exiting technology as the latest HDX Features in XenApp 7.12 and so on. But every Citrix admin out there has ran into issues with printers and printer drivers at one point or another. And we’ve all been felt the same need at least once: how do I get those […]

Citrix XenDesktop 7.12, Provisioning Services 7.11 and the XenDesktop Setup Wizard with Personal vDisk Drives

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The original articles I wrote about this process have proven very popular and viewed well in excess of 150,000 times. The previous articles: This article will show the same process as the originals but use XenDesktop 7.12, Provisioning Services (PVS) 7.11, and Windows 10 and show what differences they bring to the process. This article […]

VMware vCenter Documentation Script Update Version 1.71

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Version 1.71 9-Nov-2016 Added Chinese language support Fixed HTMLHeatMap Fixed PWD for save path issue when importing PCLI back to C: Prompt to disconnect if PCLI is already connected You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/  Read the entire article here, VMware vCenter Documentation Script Update Version 1.71 via Carl […]

Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.11

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#Version 2.11 released 6-Nov-2016 Fixed Domain Trust Attributes (thanks GT) Fixed several Write-Warning statements that had no message Fixed using -AddDateTime with -HTML Remove duplicate setting for $Script:Title Reworked the use of [gc]::Collect() If you are running domain controllers on Windows Server 2016, make sure you update RSAT installed on the computer running the script. […]

Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.31

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Version 1.31 24-Oct-2016 Add HTML output Fix typo on failover status “iitializing” -> “initializing” Fix numerous issues where I used .day/.hour/.minute instead of .days/.hours/.minutes when formatting times You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Read the entire article here, Microsoft DHCP Documentation Script Update Version 1.31 via Carl Webster

VMware vCenter Documentation Script Update Version 1.70

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Version 1.70 24-Oct-2016 Added support for PowerCLI installed in non-default locations Fixed formatting issues with HTML output Sort Guest Volume Paths by drive letter You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Read the entire article here, VMware vCenter Documentation Script Update Version 1.70 via Carl Webster

Citrix NetScaler Documentation Script Version 3.5

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Barry Schiffer and Iain Brighton are pleased to release Version 3.5 of the NetScaler documentation script. #Version 3.5 24-Oct-2016 Most work on version 3.5 has been done by Andy McCullough! After the release of version 3.0 in May 2016, which was a major overhaul of the NetScaler documentation script we found a few issues which […]

Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.1

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Version 2.1 released 19-Oct-2016 (Happy Birthday Linz) Add a new parameter, IncludeUserInfo Add to the User Miscellaneous Data section, outputs a table with the SamAccountName and DistinguishedName of the users in the All Users counts Add to the Domain section, listing Fine Grained Password Policies Add to the Forest section, Tombstone Lifetime Changed the HTML header […]

Implementing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS7 Linux with Citrix XenDesktop 7.11

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As many of you know, I have a few documentation scripts freely available on my site. One of the scripts is for Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.0 through 7.7. Citrix introduced so many changes in version 7.8, 7.9 and 7.11 (and who knows what changes are coming in the future?) that I had to fork (to use […]

Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.22

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Version 1.22 26-Sep-2016 Add Configuration Logging Preferences Add to machine catalog information for RemotePC, “No. of Machines” and “Allocated Machines” Fix calculation for “No. of Machines” in Machine Catalog summary and details You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Read the entire article here, Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x Documentation Script Update […]

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