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Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Gaspare A. Silvestri

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Chapter 9. Working with XenDesktop PowerShell

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Retrieving system information – configuration service cmdlets
  • Managing Active Directory accounts – AD identity cmdlets
  • Managing the Citrix Desktop Controller – broker cmdlets
  • Administering hosts and machines – host and machine creation cmdlets

Introduction

At this point in the book, we have implemented a full functioning XenDesktop architecture made up of the core components plus additional features, in terms of security and performance. With hundreds or thousands of hosts to configure and machines to deploy, configuring all the components manually could be difficult. XenDesktop Version 5.6 integrates, for the very first time, a customization of Microsoft PowerShell. The Citrix ...

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