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A few BGInfo VBScripts for my VMs

A few BGInfo VBScripts for my VMs

I saw Ivo Beerens’ blog post about using BGInfo and VMware View: Display the protocol used on the VMware View desktop background and it made me think of some of the scripts I’ve used. I figured I would share them. I’ve used BGInfo for years, and have collected several scripts that I have used for various pieces of info that isn’t always the easiest to get from either the Windows registry or other places.  When I worked for a Service…

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Citrix Workflow Studio – Does it add capabilities that we didn’t have before?

Citrix Workflow Studio – Does it add capabilities that we didn’t have before?

I ran across an article about how to use Citrix Workflow Studio to alert when the print spooler service crashes. You can find that article here:http://support.citrix.com/article/ctx119979 Kind of interesting… I know that it isn’t a “new” type of process… But do you need the Workflow Studio to do this? Absolutely not. I wrote a script about 3 years ago, that let’s me know when print spoolers crash, and then can restart the spooler. Here is a sample (not the code…

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Citrix: Exporting Citrix XP FR2 Applications for import into Citrix PS 4.0

Citrix: Exporting Citrix XP FR2 Applications for import into Citrix PS 4.0

Well, here’s the script that I used to export apps from a Citrix XP FR2 farm for import into a Citrix PS 4.0 farm. I started out with the FarmAppUtil from Citrix (for XP FR3 and above), and looked at the output XML. I then took Michael Callahan’s script, and modified it to export the XML to “match up” with the format of the newer XML. So here were my steps: 1. Export with FarmAppExport.wsf2. Import with FarmAppUtil, which is…

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