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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.

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 […]

Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.0!!

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Just over two years ago, I released V1.0 of the Active Directory (AD) documentation script. That script was written to help me document the multiple AD environments for a customer. That customer allowed me to reach out to the community to test the script and add ideas of what should be documented. After the script […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.06

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#Version 5.06 14-Sep-2016 Add support for PVS 7.11 Change version checking to support a four character version number Add to Farm properties, Customer Experience Improvement Program Add to Farm properties, CIS Username Add to Site properties, Seconds between vDisk inventory scans Add to Server properties, Problem Report Date, Summary and Status Add, Fix, Remove or […]

Implementing Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard Basic Availability Groups for Use in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.9

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On a recent project for my employer, Choice Solutions, I needed to setup high availability for the XenApp/XenDesktop databases. The customer wanted to use Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard and I was tasked with implementing the new Basic Availability Groups. This article details the steps I took to implement Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard Basic Availability […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.04

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I recently made changes to the PVS Assessment script based on feedback from a new script user WR. I decided to make the same changes to the “Old” PVS V4.2x documentation script and take this time to do some code cleanup. #Version 5.04 12-Sep-2016 Added Break statements to most of the Switch statements Added checking […]

Citrix Provisioning Services Assessment Script Update Version 1.11

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Received an email from a new script user last week. He was running the new PVS Assessment script V1.10 and sent me his output file. After looking at his output, I noticed several things that could be improved. Thanks WR for the time spent in helping make this script even better. #Version 1.11 12-Sep-2016 Added […]

Citrix Provisioning Services 7.x Documentation Script Update Version 5.05

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I love it when I get new script users. Especially when they are extremely nit picky and OCD. A new script user, Carol, sent me a list of things found in the 5.04 script update I posted earlier. After getting Carol’s approval on the fixes, I decided to go ahead and release the update on […]

Using the New Citrix Provisioning Services PowerShell with PVS 7.0, 7.1, 7.6 and 7.6 LTSR

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I have been told that if you install the Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) 7.7, or later, console on version 7.0 through 7.6 LTSR that you can use the new Citrix PVS PowerShell. You know, the new, real, object-oriented PowerShell. I decided to test this to see if it was true. Thanks to my employer, Choice […]

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