Tag: Active Directory
Get-ADObject: Reporting on Active Directory with PowerShell
Are you looking for a quick way to create an Active Directory (AD) report using PowerShell? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, you will learn how to create custom reports of user accounts in your AD environment using the Get-ADObject cmdlet.
“An Active Directory Domain Controller Could not be Contacted” [Solved]
Every IT admin managing machines in an Active Directory environment has been there. You try to add a computer to an Active Directory (AD) domain and get the dreaded "An Active Directory Domain Controller Could not be Contacted" error. In this article, learn the steps to diagnose (and solve) this problem for good.
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.
How to Install and Import the PowerShell Active Directory Module
A prerequisite for every PowerShell Active Directory (AD) task is to install the Active Directory module. This popular module allows administrators to query and make changes to Active Directory with PowerShell.
How to Repair Active Directory Trust Relationships (And Automate)
Once the most common problems that plague Windows system administrators are trusted, Active Directory computers seemingly fall off the domain. The infamous "trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain has failed is all too common.
Active Directory Database Size Monitoring: Building a Monitor
The Active Directory database is, by far, the most important piece of AD. After all, without the database, AD wouldn't be much good at all. Where is the Active Directory database? Where is the ntds.dit location? And how to o you monitor the database? You'll learn the answer to these questions in this tutorial!
How to Import Users Into Active Directory the Easy Way
If you need to import users in an Active Directory domain, you've come to the right blog post. No more using Active Directory Users and Computers. In this post, you're going to use how to use PowerShell to read a CSV file and not only create users but also sync AD attributes with user accounts in the CSV file.
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!