I’ve used the spare time between two projects to create version 2.0 of the XenDesktop VDA Configurator.
This version has a better Active Directory browsing mechanism (faster & more reliable), checks for GPO configurations of the Virtual Desktop Agent (VDA) and shows you all XenDesktop Farms (Name, GUID, AD location) which can be discovered.

The tool itself:

The show farms dialog:


Download here

I hope you find it as helpful as I do…


PS: If you feel the need for any other tool related to XenDesktop, just drop a comment here and I’ll see what I can do for you.


To satisfy the legal guys:

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