Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Create Users and Organizational Units with Active Directory Domain Services Cmdlets?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I am interested in using Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) cmdlets to create users and organizational units. Is this a hard thing to do? I only ask this because I am an extremely busy network administrator who has barely had time to begin looking at Windows PowerShell. I do not…


Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Move a Group from One Organizational Unit to Another?

<?xml:namespace prefix = v ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml” /> <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” /> Hey Scripting Guy! I need to be able to move a group from one organizational unit to another. The problem is that our network has thousands of groups and organizational units. What I need is a way to easily…


Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Create Organizational Units with Windows PowerShell?

(Note  Today’s response is taken from Ed Wilson’s book, Windows PowerShell Step by Step, which is available on Microsoft Press.) Hey, Scripting Guy! At my company, we are often called upon to create objects in Active Directory. I do not mind using the Active Directory Users and Computers tool. It’s kind of fun to use….


Hey, Scripting Guy! Quick-Hits Friday: The Scripting Guys Respond to a Bunch of Questions (05/01/09)

How Can I Get Help with Scripts I’m Writing?   Hey, Scripting Guy! I am a novice scripter but am being diligent about learning more specifically around VBScript. I am following the Microsoft Press book, Windows Scripting Self-Paced Learning Guide, and I find it very helpful. Is there someplace people may post scripts that they want…


How Can I Map a Printer Based on the Computer’s OU?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I map a printer based on the local computer’s OU?– TG Hey, TG. Before we begin, we’d like to offer a sincere and heartfelt apology to the Scripting Editor. In a recent column, we made it sound as if, in her words, the Scripting Editor was a “ditzy teenager.” That,…