Part 7: Managing Local Administrator Passwords

This is Part 7 of a multi-part series on managing local admin passwords. In this part I will provide fnMain which controls the order of all of the other functions in the script and I will also provide the completed Local Admin Password Management script.  In case you missed it: Here is Part 1 – Overview Here…

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Configuring Exchange 2013 SP1 to Accept AD FS Claims

Overview In this post I am going to show you how to configure Exchange 2013 SP1 to accept AD FS claims. Not only that, I am going to provide a PowerShell Script that I wrote to make lab testing this functionality much easier. In case you missed it, Exchange 2013 SP1 fully supports AD FS…

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Part 5: Managing Local Administrator Passwords

Overview This is Part 5 of a multi-part series on managing local admin passwords. In this part I will discuss how to log the results of each function within the solution to a log file for troubleshooting purposes.  In case you missed it: Here is Part 1 – Overview Here is Part 2 – Random Password Generation Here is Part 3…

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Part 4: Managing Local Administrator Passwords

Overview This is Part 4 of a multi-part series on managing local admin passwords. In this part I will discuss how to update the password of a local user account using PowerShell.  In case you missed it: Here is Part 1 – Overview Here is Part 2 – Random Password Generation Here is Part 3 – Secure Active Directory…

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Part 3: Managing Local Administrator Passwords

Overview This is Part 3 of a multi-part series on managing local admin passwords. In this part I will discuss how to securely connect to Active Directory and update an Active Directory attribute using PowerShell.  In case you missed it; Here is Part 1 – Overview Here is Part 2 – Random Password Generation If you want to…

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Integrating XAML into PowerShell

Overview In laymen's terms, XAML provides a way to write a GUI for PowerShell. If you ever wrote HTA's for VBScript, the concept of how XAML works is much easier to understand. See here for a more detailed explanation of XAML: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms752059(v=vs.110).aspx. In case you have never head of an HTA see here for more…

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