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Scriptable Citrix Password Encoder

A while ago I published a tool to Encode and Decode Citrix passwords. Today I am publishing a small update to this tool that makes it scriptable by adding a COM interface.

If you start the tool without parameters you will get the GUI, just like before:

Encrypt | Decrypt Password | Hash | Citrix | Ctx1

To use the COM interface you first need to register the executable with the /regserver switch:

CtxPass /RegServer

After the registration you can call it using any language that supports COM. To get you started I wrote a few examples

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Get the location of an advertised shortcut

Installers can create so called Advertised Shortcuts in the Start Menu. I wanted to check the Target Path of such an shortcut but Explorer doesn’t show it:

Microsoft Visio 2010 Properties | Shortcut Properties | Target Path

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  • A referral was returned from the server

    Ever tried to run a VBS scripts that queries Active Directory in another domain or from a workstation that is not a domain member? Than you have probably seen this error before:

    Error MessageError MessageError Message

    This is because the default settings for Chasing referrals is set to ADS_CHASE_REFERRALS_NEVER.

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