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Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By : Gaspare Silvestri
Book Image

Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook-Third Edition

By: Gaspare Silvestri

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Citrix XenDesktop Cookbook Third Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Retrieving system information – Configuration Service cmdlets

In this recipe, we will use and explain a general-purpose PowerShell cmdlet: the Configuration Service category. This is used to retrieve general configuration parameters, and to obtain information about the implementation of the XenDesktop Configuration Service.

Getting ready

No preliminary tasks are required. You have already installed the PowerShell SDK during the installation of the Desktop Controller role machine(s).

To be able to run a PowerShell script (.ps1 format), you have to enable the script execution from the PowerShell prompt in the following way, using its application:

Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned -Force

How to do it…

In this section, we will explain and execute the commands associated with the XenDesktop System and Services configuration area:

  1. Connect to one of the Desktop Broker servers, by using a remote Desktop connection, for instance.

  2. Right-click on the PowerShell icon installed on the Windows...