Active Directory Domain Services uses pull replication to replicate Active Directory Partitions. This means that the Domain Controller on which replication is started receives the data from the source Domain Controller. It’s like a […]
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For managing Active Directory Domain Services, still most of the administrators use Active Directory Users and Computers (dsa.msc). They are used to it. But it´s worth taking a look at the Active […]
Do you remember the net send command? And do you remember the security concerns? Last week I played with msg.exe. Msg is the “new” net send. I tried to send a message […]
When it comes to importing huge numbers of users, csv is No. 1. But what about text files? Sure, you can export content of text files to csv. But in this article, […]
Dear Readers and Followers! I created a new LinkedIn Group called PowerShell Engineers. The group is aimed to System Engineers from the beginner to the pro. I would be delighted if we […]
PowerShell: Testing the connectivity to the Default Gateway on localhost and Remote Hosts by reading the Routing Table
How to test the connection to the default gateway without knowing the IP-Address of that Gateway?
With Windows Server 2016 there is a new Feature called Privileged Access Management Feature. This feature is only available in Active Directory Environments running Windows Server 2016 Forest Mode. This guide shows […]
Today I’ve made a decision. Weeks ago, I have changed the default language of the operating system of my Domain Controller from German to English. It worked great. But now, I found […]
Since Windows Server 2008, Domain Administrators are able to configure password polices per user and per group. This article shows how to set up password policies (Password Setting Objects) with PowerShell.
In this article I show how to activate Remote Desktop on multiple server systems in an active directory environment by using Windows PowerShell. In large environments, it might be necessary to enable […]
Active Directory users log on to the domain with their logon names and password. But what are the rules for assigning usernames? g.surname? surname? gsurname? What are the naming conventions? This article looks for and modifies users who do not meet the naming convention.
If you want an application always started and available then this article is for you. Sometimes an application is mistakenly closed by the user. This article shows a step-by-step scenario how to […]
What files are open? Who is connected to the file server? Those informations might be useful for backing up, maintaining or restarting your file server. To accomplish this task run Get-SmbOpenFile to […]
When it comes to formatting Format-Table and Format-List are the tools Nr. 1. But what about format-wide? The longer I am playing with it the better I like it. Format-Wide is cool!