Exploring Active Directory Data Types with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to explore Active Directory data types.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I need a way to see the data types of various Active Directory attributes. I know I can look up this information on MSDN, but I want to explore these on my own. Have you…


Easily Use PowerShell to Discover the Holders of Active Directory FSMO Roles

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to discover the Active Directory FSMO role holders Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The day has arrived—it is PowerShell Saturday in Columbus, Ohio! Wes Stahler, the Scripting Wife, Ashley McGlone, Brian Jackett, and I have looked forward to this day for…


How to Find Active Directory Schema Update History by Using PowerShell

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to discover what schema updates have been applied to your Active Directory environment. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have as our guest blogger, Ashley McGlone. Ashley is a premier field engineer for Microsoft. He started writing code on a Commodore VIC20 back in 1982, and he’s been…