GPO to Set Local Admin Group Membership Not Applied

Oct. 15, 2013 by

I use Group Policy Objects to manage the local Administrators groups in various departments/Organizational Unites in my Active Directory domain. I recently encountered a problem in which the policy was

Get a Quick Count of Users in Each OU

Oct. 7, 2013 by

You never know when you need odd little tidbits of information out of Active Directory. Here’s a quick script you can run using the Active Directory Module for PowerShell to

Get a list of your Group Policy Objects using PowerShell

Apr. 23, 2013 by

I use this cmdlet for periodic auditing of Group Policies: Get-GPO -All | select DisplayName, ID, Description, CreationTime, ModificationTime | Export-Csv c:\temp\GPOs.csv -NoTypeInformation This produces a CSV file with the

Directory object not found error with Get-ADUser (and other cmdlets)

Mar. 26, 2013 by

Say you want a spreadsheet of all users in the default Users OU. Easy. You open the Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell and enter this cmdlet: Get-ADUser -Filter *

PowerShell Script to Retrieve Basic User Stats

Mar. 5, 2013 by

This is a quick and dirty PowerShell script to retrieve the user statistics that I need most frequently. It works great for my help desk too. # Filename : get_status.ps1

Moving Computer Accounts Using PowerShell

Feb. 19, 2013 by

In this article, I posted a script that I use for generating a monthly report of inactive computer accounts in Active Directory. Once I have reviewed that report and decided

“Your Account Has Been Disabled” in OWA

Nov. 27, 2012 by

If you accidentally delete a user from Active Directory, you normally shouldn’t create a new account with the same name. All resource permissions and group memberships are associated to the