Tag: Active Directory

How to Find the Last Backup for a Domain Controller (Active Directory)

Learn how to backup domain controller by Using the repadmin command-line utility and a little bit of PowerShell-fu.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

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.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

10 min. read

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!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

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.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

Managing Standard and Conditional DNS Forwarders with PowerShell

Learn, the AD DNS forwarders and how you can manage them in your environment as an important part of your DNS infrastructure

David Lamb Avatar David Lamb

4 min. read

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

How to Export GPOs with PowerShell (Examples)

Learn how to use PowerShell script, to get a list of all of the GPOs that aren't linked to an OU then decide to remove them, if necessary.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

Active Directory Scripts Galore: Come and Get It!

Need an Active Directory script to automate a process in AD? Look no further than this huge list of PowerShell scripts!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

4 min. read

A Review of Softerra’s Adaxes AD Automation Software

Active Directory (AD) has been a critical piece of functionality in a huge majority of businesses. AD has provided us with single sign-on functionality for nearly 16 years now.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

7 min. read

Get-AdUser: Finding Active Directory users with PowerShell

Learn few ways on how to find active directory user in your domain by using Powershell get-aduser cmdlet.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

4 min. read

How to Build a PowerShell Onboarding Script (Active Directory)

Employee onboarding is one of those tasks that is ripe for automation. A PowerShell onboarding script is a perfect tool for the job.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

Building an Active Directory Health Check Tool: Part I

Learn how test active directory and gather information from AD with PowerShell to be able to fix issues easily in the AD environment.

Alex Asplund Avatar Alex Asplund

14 min. read

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