Querying BITWISE flags in attributes

As you know several attributes in the Active Directory are composed of BITWISE flags. This means that the attribute consists of several flags which may be (or may be not) set on the attribute, and querying these attributes may sometimes be a real pain… The main purpose of this post is to present the LDAP_MATCHING_RULE_BIT_AND…

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GPP Drives maps causing slow logon due to unavailable file servers – and how to make sure they won’t

  Michael here again, and this time I would like to discuss the Group Policy preferences drive maps feature and some caveats on the way. The Group Policy Preference is a powerful new feature introduced with Windows Vista and later. Using the GPP opens a lot of new options like creating registry keys, copying files,…

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Searching for Deleted Objects using Powershell

  This question popped in my mailbox – how can you use a script to search for deleted objects in the Active Directory, just as described here – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258310. Well, obviously you can’t script ldp.exe, so the second option was to use ADSI objects. The problem with those is that I couldn’t find anyway of…

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