Month: September 2012

Windows Server 2008

Retrieve XenDesktop version

If you have inherited a XenDesktop environment or you are just doing an audit and need to know which version of XenDesktop version you are running you can use PowerShell to retrieve that information for you.  The command to issue is: Get-BrokerController This will give you similar output to below where you can view the …

Powershell, Scripting

Learn PowerShell in a month of Lunches–Chapter 3 answers

1 Can you find any cmdlets capable of converting other cmdlets’ output into HTML? ConvertTo-Html 2 Are there any cmdlets that can redirect output into a file, or to a printer? Out-File  & Out-Printer 3 How many cmdlets are available for working with processes? Get-Process                       Cmdlet    Gets the processes that are running on the local …


Unable to add Server 2012 Hyper-V host to SCVMM 2012

Good morning from a nice and sunny Manchester!! With the release of Server 2012 I have decided to upgrade everything I can in my lab to Server 2012 so I can get some experience with it.  As part of my lab I run SCVMM 2012 for Citrix XenDesktop 5.6.  When I attempted to add the …