Category Archives: Active Directory

Manning Deal of the Day 19 July 2016

Deal of the Day July 19: Half off my book Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches. Use code dotd071916au at http://bit.ly/2a8jroO For more information on Manning’s Deal of the Day see –  https://www.manning.com/dotd. Advertisements

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Time to stock up your book collection?

Manning are offering 40% off everything – print & ebooks – http://www.manning.com. They have a very extensive set of PowerShell books – now would be the time to add to your collection

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Rename a user account to the display name

I had a question left on my blog about renaming all of the user accounts in an OU had their name changed to match the display name.  I started by creating a few dummy accounts: PS s> Get-ADUser -Filter * … Continue reading

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Learn Active Directory Management in a MoL on offer

Learn Active Directory Management in a MoL is 43% off through April 3, 2014 with code pbradm at http://www.manning.com/siddaway3/

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Automatically create folder for home drive

In this post  https://richardspowershellblog.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/setting-ad-attributes-from-a-csv-file/ I showed how to modify the user’s home folder setting in Active Directory. A comment was recently left asking about automatically creating the folder on the fileserver and creating the share that is associated with it. … Continue reading

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Learn AD Management in a Month of Lunches–ebook available

The ebook – PDF format – for Learn AD Management in a Month of Lunches has been published – http://www.manning.com/siddaway3/ If you bought the ebook as part of your MEAP you should be able to down load it – you’ll … Continue reading

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LastLogoff timestamp

I was recently asked if there was any way to fill in the LastLogoff timestamp The short answer is no.  The values in the attributes related to logons are maintained by Active Directory during the logon process. I wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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