Monthly Archives: February 2013

Book offer–AD Management in a Month of Lunches

AD Management in a month of lunches is today’s deal of the day from Manning – http://www.manning.com The get 50% off today using code dotd0227cc. The offer is good for today only The same code can be used for 50% … Continue reading

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Last nights Live Meeting

The sound was awful on last night’s Live Meeting so I intend to re-record it at the weekend.  I’ll post the recording and scripts once its done. I’m also investigating an alternative delivery mechanism that will hopefully solve the sound … Continue reading

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Filter or LDAP filter

Many of the Microsoft AD cmdlets have a –Filter and an –LDAPFilter parameter.  So what’s the difference? PS> Get-Help Get-ADUser -Parameter *Filter* -Filter <String>     Specifies a query string that retrieves Active Directory objects. This string uses the PowerShell Expression … Continue reading

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Advanced Functions webcast

Quick reminder that the UK PowerShell group is hosting a Live Meeting webcast on PowerShell Advanced functions tomorrow – details from https://richardspowershellblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/18/uk-powershell-groupadvanced-functions/

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PowerShell in Depth–nearly there

PowerShell in Depth is rapidly approaching its publication date – see http://www.manning.com/jones2 for details

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New book

My latest book has been released on the Manning Early Access Program (MEAP). Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches takes the newcomer to AD through the tasks they need to perform to manage their organization’s AD. it assumes … Continue reading

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Creating a Windows 2012 Domain Controller

I decided to replace one of the DCs in my test environment with a Windows 2012 Server Core machine. Server Core has really come of age in Windows 2012 – its easy to configure. I’ve covered configuring a server before … Continue reading

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