Category Archives: Command Fu

Pictures of our Enterprise Mobility and Azure session at Graafschap College

Today, Raymond Comvalius and I presented on Enterprise Mobilty and Azure for 27 students MBO Level 4 ICT Management Year 3 curriculum at the Graafschap College in Doetinchem, the Netherlands. We arrived around lunch and hardly recognized the place. They’ve done some real renovations and the place looked like new. Really nice! We had lunched, […]

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Security Thoughts: Include command line in process creation events

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 introduced an awesome new feature, called Include command line in process creation events, a Group Policy setting that expands the Audit Process Creation policy so events in Event Viewer (eventvwr.msc) include the actual commands issued. Last week, Microsoft introduced an update to Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server […]

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Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu, Part 6

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu

With Windows PowerShell Scripting being one of the requirements in the current Common Engineering Criteria (CEC), all Microsoft server products need to comply with having Windows PowerShell scripting support. While some Active Directory technologies have not yet adopted PowerShell (Active Directory Certificate Services, for example), Active Directory Domain Services has adopted this criteria wholeheartedly in […]

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Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu, Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu

As some systems administrators have already found out, on Microsoft Windows Servers some tasks cannot be performed using the Graphical User Interface (GUI). Although multiple vendors have released graphical tools to make these tasks even more tedious easier for the typical click-on-through Windows Admin, these tasks can easily be performed using the built-in command tools.

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Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu, Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu

As some systems administrators have already found out, on Microsoft Windows Servers some tasks cannot be performed using the Graphical User Interface (GUI). Although multiple vendors have released graphical tools to make these tasks even more tedious easier for the typical click-on-through Windows Admin, these tasks can easily be performed using the built-in command tools. […]

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Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu

As some systems administrators have already found out, on Microsoft Windows Servers some tasks cannot be performed using the Graphical User Interface (GUI). Although multiple vendors have released graphical tools to make these tasks even more tedious easier for the typical click-on-through Windows Admin, these tasks can easily be performed using the built-in command tools. […]

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Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu

The first part of this series covered some advanced commands to perform specific tasks in Active Directory Domain Services, available since Windows 2000 Server. Thanks to some great feedback on that first post, in this second part I’ll cover some more basic commands. Granted, these commands will not make you look like a rocked scientist, […]

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Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Active Directory Domain Services Command Fu

As some systems administrators have already found out, on Microsoft Windows Servers some tasks cannot be performed using the Graphical User Interface (GUI). Although multiple vendors have released graphical tools to make these tasks even more tedious easier for the typical click-on-through Windows Admin, these tasks can easily be performed using the built-in command tools. […]

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