Remediate Active Directory Members that Don't Support LVR

Summary: Ian Farr talks about using Windows PowerShell to find and remediate Active Directory members that don’t support linked-value replication. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we welcome back Microsoft PFE, Ian Farr, as our guest blogger. To read more of Ian's previous guest posts, see these Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog posts. Ian…


PowerTip: Find Members of Critical Groups with PowerShell

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to find the members of critical groups.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to track who is a member of my Domain Admins group?  Use Get-ADGroupMember, and add as many groups as you want to the list by using the           SamAccountName for the groups: “Schema Admins”, “Domain…


The Admin’s First Steps: Empty Groups

Summary: Richard Siddaway talks about using Windows PowerShell to discover Active Directory groups that have no members.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve just starting using Windows PowerShell to administer my systems, and I’ve been told I need to audit our Active Directory to discover any empty groups. How can I do that? —TL  Hello TL, Honorary…


Use PowerShell to Fix Those Annoying NDR Emails

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Norman Drews, shows how to use the Active Directory cmdlets and the Exchange cmdlets to clean up distribution groups. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome our guest blogger, Norman Drews. Norman is a Microsoft PFE, and I had the privilege to meet with him when I was speaking at Geek…


Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Use Windows PowerShell 2.0 to Find Active Directory Domain Services Groups Not Being Used?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to use Windows PowerShell 2.0 to find groups in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) that are not being used. Over the years, we have had several network administrators. Some of them were good, and some had challenges in the “good” category. As a result, there are groups that…

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