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.

Discover the Set Adaccountpassword to Reset an AD Password

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.

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.

How to Manage Active Directory Sites with PowerShell

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

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.

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!

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.

How to Find (and Remove) Unlinked GPOS in Active Directory

Unlinked GPOs can clutter up Active Directory if not maintained. Learn how to find all of these GPOs via the GUI and PowerShell in this article.

How to Add a Computer to a Domain (GUI and PowerShell)

Learn how to add a Windows computer to a domain via the GUI, netdom, PowerShell and even remotely in this post.

Building an Active Directory Password Reset Tool with PowerShell

If you're in the market for an Active Directory password reset tool, you can build one yourself with PowerShell or check out a great paid tool.

How to Seize and Transfer FSMO Roles (GUI and PowerShell)

Learn how to easily transfer Active Directory FSMO roles and seize them if they're not behaving in this detailed guide.

Explained: How Active Directory FSMO Roles Work

Understand how FSMO roles play a part in how Active Directory manages time synchronization, password changes, DC promotions and more.

Understanding the GPUpdate Command [In Depth]

If you need to quickly apply a group policy to your Windows system, you must learn how gpupdate works.

Discover What is Group Policy and How it Works (In Detail)

What is Group Policy? That's the question we're going to answer in this in-depth article.

Active Directory Auditing: How to Track Down Password Changes

Need to know when an Active Directory password changed? Learn how to automate the Active Directory auditing process with PowerShell!

How to Save your Bacon with the Active Directory Recycle Bin

Learn, by example, how to recover deleted objects from Active Directory with the Active Directory Recycle Bin in this tutorial (including both GUI and PowerShell).

Get-ADGroupMember: Find AD Users Fast with PowerShell

Learn how to use PowerShell and the Get-AdGroupMember cmdlet (and others) to find users export AD group members to generate tons of interesting reports.

Set-ADUser: Modifying Active Directory Users with PowerShell

Learn how to inspect AD user accounts with the Get-ADUser PowerShell cmdlet and make changes to AD user objects with the Set-ADUser cmdlet.