We are planning to demote 2(total 8 DC’s) 2008 R2 domain controllers(virtual) and following are some notes: We don’t have DNS hosted on AD (External, on Infoblox) Same with DHCP, on infoblox No FSMO roles on these 2 These are not DFS name space servers Not ADFS, KMS or CA hosted on these We came ..
After adding a user to the local Administrators group… even though the user is in the local group, they still don’t have effective permissions as a desktop Administrator. They have to at least logoff/logon or reboot for the permissions to take effect. I was wondering if there’s a way to do this via command-line in ..
Hey Guys so I’m trying to gather all the disabled users in our Active Directory and trying to remove the disabled users from all their groups. Mostly for cleanup purposes. I’m a bit stuck on my script. I’m not sure what to put after Remove-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $disabled_users = Get-AdUser -SearchBase "Ou=Users, Ou=test, DC=testdomain, DC=io" -Filter "enabled ..
Suppose I have two domains with trusted relationshaip between each other. I initialize IDsObjectPicker to select users and I want to see users from both of the domains, but it shows me users only from the domain the local computer is joined to. I.e. under "Entire directory" in "Location" I see only current domain. Which ..
I’m a bit confused: what is the difference between a SPN (ServicePrincipalName) and a Managed Service Account? using PowerShell: why the are two properties (ServicePrincipalName and ServicePrinciapalNames) of an ADUser? Source: Windows..
I am kinda new to AD and powershell (am a linux guy) so am asking this question here. I did my fair share of research before and understood that I could add the startup registry to the machines in AD with power shell. am kinda confused by the too many resources available online. I have ..
I have Windows Servers (2016 and 2019, may have more versions in the future) joined to a domain restricted.company.net. The domain has a one-way external trust to corp.company.net so that users in corp can login to the servers using RDP. When users login, the RDP session hangs on waiting for the user profile service for ..
I’ve cobbled together (from various online sources) a script that can return data about AD users from a CSV file. It can clearly mark when a user has NOT been found, but perhaps just as important to me is a way of outputting a blank line to the CSV file when the input CSV file ..
We’re trying to collect information from our HR department to load into an array and pass into PowerShell cmdlet parameters. Right now we have a Microsoft form they can use which stores the data collected in a spreadsheet. For 2 days now I’ve been bashing my head on my desk and getting sucked down into ..
I have have become handy enough in Powershell lately to write a script (with a GUI) that can quickly find expired AD accounts etc and export the data to CSV. It prompts the user for to enter the values (e.g Name, LastLoginDate) sought and then makes an array by splitting the string (using commas) – ..