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  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 Documentation Script Update Version 5.05

    December 1, 2021

    PowerShell, XenApp 6.5

    This script is by far the number 1 most downloaded script. While fixing a few bugs, I decided to add a couple of features that I added to several other documentation scripts.

    #Version 5.05 1-Dec-2021

    • Added a test to see if $AdminAddress equals $Env:ComputerName
      • If they are the same, do not try and set up remoting since remoting is not needed
    • Added Function OutputReportFooter
    • Added Parameter ReportFooter
      • Outputs a footer section at the end of the report
      • Report Footer
        • Report information:
          • Created with: <Script Name> – Release Date: <Script Release Date>
          • Script version: <Script Version>
          • Started on <Date Time in Local Format>
          • Elapsed time: nn days, nn hours, nn minutes, nn.nn seconds
          • Ran from domain <Domain Name> by user <Username>
          • Ran from the folder <Folder Name>
    • Added the missing section title for Policies and sub-section titles for IMA Policies and Active Directory Policies
    • Changed all Write-Host $(Get-Date) to add -Format G to put the dates in the user’s locale
    • Fixed several issues causing script errors with PowerShell V2
    • Fixed several property tests in Function ProcessPolicies
    • Fixed text output in Functions OutputNicItem, OutputServer, and ProcessPolicies
    • Fixed HTML, Text, and Word/PDF output in Function OutputApplication
    • In Function AbortScript, add test for the winword process and terminate it if it is running
    • In Function OutputServer, if the server’s IP address is not present report “No data”
      • Usually is not present in PowerShell V2
    • In Functions AbortScript and SaveandCloseDocumentandShutdownWord, add code from Guy Leech to test for the “Id” property before using it
    • Removed Function Check-LoadedModule
    • Removed Receive Side Scaling from hardware inventory since it is not available in Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Removed the requirement for the Citrix.GroupPolicy.Commands.psm1 module file (Thanks to Guy Leech for the help)
      • Added the following functions from the module to the script and cleaned up the Citrix code
        • CreateDictionary
        • CreateObject
        • FilterString
        • Get-CitrixGroupPolicy
        • Get-CitrixGroupPolicyConfiguration
        • Get-CitrixGroupPolicyFilter
    • Removed the block for Elevation if Policies are processed
    • Updated Functions SaveandCloseTextDocument and SaveandCloseHTMLDocument to add a “Report Complete” line
    • Updated Functions ShowScriptOptions and ProcessScriptEnd to add $ReportFooter
    • Updated the help text
    • Updated the ReadMe file

    I want to thank James Rankin and Patrick Damen for testing this update and providing feedback.

    You can always find the most current script by going to



    About Carl Webster

    Carl Webster is an independent consultant specializing in Citrix, Active Directory, and technical documentation. Carl (aka “Webster”) serves the broader Citrix community by writing articles (see and by being the most active person in the Citrix Zone on Experts Exchange. Webster has a long history in the IT industry beginning with mainframes in 1977, PCs and application development in 1986, and network engineering in 2001. He has worked with Citrix products since 1990 with the premiere of their first product – the MULTIUSER OS/2.

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