How to close helpdesk tickets faster with PowerShell

I was grocery shopping the other day and had to take a picture of this.  What exactly differentiates a “fancy” octopus.  I know.  Do you?  It’s PowerShell.  Fancy octopi always use PowerShell.  I’m glad it’s in an “easy open can”. Today we’re going to open up a can of PowerShell for the helpdesk. Helpdesk Automation…

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PowerShell: SID Walker, Texas Ranger (Part 3): Exporting Domain SIDs and Trusts

This post is part three in a series on documenting and remediating SID history in your AD forest.  Go back and read part 1 and part 2 if you haven’t had a chance yet.  In today’s episode we will document the domain SIDs so we know from where this latent access originates. Rosetta Stone Many…

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PowerShell Remoting Exposed: How To Command Your Minions

We have many words to describe those who do the boss’s dirty work:  minion, henchman, and toadie.  My personal favorite is “toadie”, as referenced in A Christmas Story.  You can tour the house just outside of Cleveland, Ohio.  Of course I got my picture taken with the leg lamp. “So what does ‘toadie’ have to…

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