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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.

Group Policy Default Computer 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 computer 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. […]

Group Policy Settings Reference for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

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Five weeks ago, on the same day, I received three emails asking if I had a spreadsheet listing all the Citrix policy settings like Microsoft supplies. I replied I did not and had been asking Citrix for such an Excel file since March 2012. Someone pointed me to this Citrix article on Citrix Policy Reference but it […]

NEW! Documenting Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x with Microsoft PowerShell V2.0

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FINALLY! After 14 months of development, almost 29,000 lines of PowerShell, many hours of my time and with the help of almost 200 testers, we are pleased to present you with Version 2.0 of the XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x documentation script. This script is for versions of XenApp/XenDesktop 7.8 and later. Version 1.xx is for XenApp/XenDesktop versions 7.0 […]

Carl Webster – Most Documentation Scripts Updated

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The following scripts have been updated to fix the French wording for Table of Contents 2. Thanks to David Rouquier for spotting and fixing this bug that has been in the scripts for over three years. Active Directory Health Check V2.02 Active Directory V2.13 Configuration Manager V2.32 Microsoft DHCP V1.33 Microsoft DNS V1.06 NetScaler 3.61 NetScaler […]

FINAL Citrix XenDesktop 5.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.20

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#Version 1.20 7-Feb-2017 Fix 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. Read the entire article here, FINAL Citrix XenDesktop 5.x Documentation Script Update Version 1.20 via Carl Webster

FINAL Citrix XenApp 6.0 Documentation Script Update 4.30

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Version 4.30 7-Feb-2017 Fix numerous typos Remove references to Text and HTML as those are never going to be added Removed snapin citrix.common.commands as it is no longer used and no cmdlets are used from that snapin Update help text Updated for CTX129229 dated December 2016 This is the last update for this script. Read […]

FINAL Citrix XenApp 6.5 Documentation Script Update 4.30

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Version 4.30 7-Feb-2017 Fix numerous typos Remove references to Text and HTML as those are never going to be added Removed snapin citrix.common.commands as it is no longer used and no cmdlets are used from that snapin Update help text Updated for CTX129229 dated December 2016 This is the last update for this script. Read […]

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 […]

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