Active Directory PowerShell SIDHistory Module Update 1.5

To see all of the articles in this series visit https://aka.ms/SIDHistory. I would like to thank everyone who has been using the Active Directory SIDHistory PowerShell module and sending me feedback.  Your input helps guide future releases like the one I am publishing today. I’ve been sitting on some updates for a while, because I…

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PowerShell Module for Working with AD SID History Updated

TechReady At Microsoft we have an internal event called TechReady that happens twice each year.  It is similar to our public TechEd event.  Approximately 5,000 Microsoft technical field people from all over the world gather to learn the details of the latest product releases and dialog with the product groups.  It is a fantastic event,…

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PowerShell Module for Working With AD SID History

This weekend I’ll be celebrating Christmas in the US.  Today Santa brought me a 1500VA 865W UPS for my home lab server.  Now I don’t have to worry about those winter power hiccups rebooting all of my HyperV guests.  Best of all the scripting elves will be able to write presents without interruption. So in…

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PowerShell: SID Walker, Texas Ranger (Part 2)

More bad Chuck Norris one liners: You don’t get access unless Chuck Norris says you get access. The Chuck Norris array starts and ends on 1, because Chuck Norris is never a zero. Chuck Norris’ PowerShell console NEVER shows red text. This is part two in a series on translating SIDs in ACLs.  Start by…

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Do Over: SID History One-Liner

Wouldn’t you know it.  The very same day I posted the SID history script I found a shorter way to do it.  I’m calling a “do over”. I love the PowerShell.com email tip-of-the-day.  On that particular day the tip was how to use the ExpandProperty switch on the Select-Object cmdlet.  This was new for me,…

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Using PowerShell to resolve Token Size issues caused by SID history

Update:  To see all articles in this series click here.   No matter how bad he wants to an elephant simply cannot drive a Volkswagen.  He just won’t fit in that space.  People can drive VWs, because that is who the VW was designed to accommodate.  There is nothing worse than frustrated elephants.  What does…

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