Tag: Active Directory

How to Find Locked Out Users in Active Directory with PowerShell

Do the users in your organization ever forget their passwords? Surely not! Has an Active Directory user locked out their account? No way! Let's see what we can do to find locked out users in Active Directory with PowerShell!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

Learning Active Directory and LDAP Filters in PowerShell

One of the most common hangups when querying Active Directory with PowerShell is how to properly build filter syntax. The Filter and LDAP Filter parameters on all ActiveDirectory PowerShell module cmdlets is a black box to many.

Stuart Squibb Avatar Stuart Squibb

5 min. read

Learn With Me: Specops – User Verification with Secure Service Desk

Secure Service Desk is a tool specifically built to quickly and securely identify an individual to get to what's important; helping users be more productive.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

How to Export Active Directory Users to CSV and Build Reports

Learn how to export active directory users to CSV with PowerShell by querying AD with the Get-ADUser cmdlet and invoking Export-CSV!

Anthony Metcalf Avatar Anthony Metcalf

7 min. read

Using Repadmin To Detect Active Directory Replication Changes

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to detect Active Directory changes by learning about USNs and repadmin.

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Faris Malaeb Avatar Faris Malaeb

6 min. read

Finding Weak AD Passwords with Specops Password Auditor

Expose weak AD passwords by building your own PowerShell tool and by leveraging Specops' free Password Auditor tool!

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

10 min. read

Learn With Me: Specops – Managing AD Password Resets

Come with me on a journey to learn all about securely managing AD password resets using Specops' uReset service.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

Learn With Me: Specops – Enforcing AD Password Best Practices

Get a peek at Specops' Password Auditor tool to help keep your AD passwords secure! This tool provides useful information not only from AD but by pulling from other industry-standard sources.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

Learn With Me: Specops – How to Perform an Active Directory Cleanup

If Active Directory user and computer accounts have gotten out of control, learn how to use Specops' AD Janitor tool to perform an Active Directory cleanup.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

How to Manage AD Replication with Repadmin [Lots of Examples]

Learn how to show and troubleshoot replication with the handy repadmin tool with tons of examples in this tutorial.

Faris Malaeb Avatar Faris Malaeb

8 min. read

Learn With Me: Specops – Active Directory Password Management

Join me as I start learning about the various tools that Specops offers to manage AD accounts and securely control passwords!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

5 Active Directory Tools to Help Control AD

Compare five of the most common Active Directory tools to help you control users, groups, permissions and more with these handy tools.

Elly Obare Avatar Elly Obare

7 min. read

How to use RSOP to Inspect Applied GPO Settings

Learn how to find all of the policy settings those GPOs applied to a computer and user locally or remotely with the RSOP (resultant set of policy) tool.

Chaitanya Avatar Chaitanya

9 min. read

How to Set Up an Azure File Share with On-Prem AD Authentication

Learn, step-by-step, how to configure and Azure file share to use Active Directory authentication for your on-prem AD users.

Ryan Kowalewski Avatar Ryan Kowalewski

10 min. read

How to Reset an Active Directory Password with PowerShell

If you've been resettings AD user passwords in ADUC, then you've been missing out. The Set-ADAccountPassword cmdlet opens up possibilities to reset not just a single user password, bulk user passwords through scripting. Learn how in this step-by-step tutorial.

Chaitanya Avatar Chaitanya

5 min. read

How to Verify Applied GPOs with the GPResult Tool

Learn how to discover RSOP and other applied Group Policy settings with the handy gpresult command-line tool.

Chaitanya Avatar Chaitanya

6 min. read

How to Manage Active Directory Sites with PowerShell

Understand how to manage Active Directory sites with PowerShell in this handy step-by-step tutorial.

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Anthony Metcalf Avatar Anthony Metcalf

6 min. read

Specops Password Auditor Free: A Review

Learn how to scan your Active Directory environment and perform a password audit with the free Specops Password Auditor tool.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

8 min. read

How to Audit Active Directory Group Memberships with PowerShell

If you need to audit group membership changes in Active Directory, this tutorial is for you. You will learn how to set up an audit policy and query events with PowerShell!

Faris Malaeb Avatar Faris Malaeb

7 min. read

How to Track Active Directory Changes with WMI Events

Learn how to track Active Directory changes to users in this informative tutorial on using WMI events.

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Faris Malaeb Avatar Faris Malaeb

5 min. read

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