This is why I Love PowerShell… It’s simple, yet functional. From an Administrative perspective, I think we can all agree that any changes in your Domain Admins group without your knowledge would be of interest to you. If you’re in a large organization with access to enterprise management tools you
The intent of this script is to quickly get some basic information about an Active Directory infrastructure. I have used it when I’m doing some work on an environment I’m not familiar with, it gives you a quick look at what you’re dealing with without a whole lot of effort.
This is a simple script that will read the contents of a CSV file and create a new Active Directory User as well as a new Exchange Mailboxes for each object (row in the spreadsheet). You can select which Organizational Unit you want to put the Users in as well
Today we’re talking a little more about Active Directory reconnaissance, for lack of a better term. If I start a new job, the first thing I want to do is find out how my infrastructure is configured. This script will search through Active Directory, or a subset of Active Directory,
More Active Directory PowerShell goodness… this time, creating Active Directory User objects in bulk using a CSV file. You will see 2 different code blocks below. The first, is as simple as you can get using minimal parameters and code. The second code block includes more parameters and addresses the
Update 4 May 2017: I’ve been contacted by a few people that were having trouble running the code in the Get-GroupMember function. I have replicated the error on one of my DCs but another DC in a different domain the Get-GroupMember function works fine. I’m still not entirely sure why the
In this video, I talk a little more about performing Active Directory Maintenance with PowerShell. Specifically, finding user objects that have not authenticated to the domain in X number of days. This script will search an Organizational Unit for Users accounts that have not authenticated to the Domain in 1