Blog Archives

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. […]

0  

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, […]

0  

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. […]

0  

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. […]

1  

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.

0  

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 […]

0