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In this article, I would like to explain how LDAP proxy is a way to migrate “unmigratable” applications. The subject matters especially for critical legacy applications which have to be changed in the context of a Novell Migration. So let’s start the step-by-step tutorial for OpenLDAP proxy.
After a Schema Update for Windows 2008 R2 on Windows 2012 R2 we had a problem with an older application on Windows 7. But the domain functioning level was unchanged. The application checked with Kerberos whether a user has a certain group membership. Unfortunately, we couldn’t see the source code and thus didn’t know what […]
Active Directory offers you many different ways of authentification. Most common are NTLM and Kerberos. This article is about how to read the Kerberos Token with .Net classes in PowerShell. The script get-sids-from-token.ps1 shows you how this can be done practically. To make it easier to understand, the article starts with an introduction to Kerberos […]
I thought about how to automate AD sites with PowerShell – and found a solution. At the end of this article, I provide a complete script to create sites in Active Directory with a CSV-file. The article includes detailed explanation, screenshots and examples.
Many know that you can use .Net-classes in Powershell directly. These are then compiled into terms. But what many do not know is that it is also possible to use “pure” .Net code in Powershell. – It works like this:
A lot of log files need to be analyzed during an Active Directory migration. In case there is a log, you mostly have to write an email, update a database or do something like that. This is a simple example of a PowerShell log file monitoring script for a share:
Some PowerShell scripts have to build a temporary drive connection. For example to get a file from a share. I like to use the “New-PSDrive” commandlet for that. Unfortunately, this commandlet had a bug under Powershell 2.0. There are, however, alternative solutions.
There are a lot of reasons why customers want to migrate from Novell eDirectory to Microsoft Active Directory. I would like to use this article to explain one of the core concerns of these projects to you. Should the Novell Client 2 be uninstalled or deactivated? What is the difference between these options?
Drive mapping and the local administrator group.Or: What do you have to do that mapped drives are available (if you are an admin)? Besides them being integrated into the logon script, the drives are not visible. The reason is the different treatment of “standard” and “privileged” context.
- Nesting groups in Active Directory
- Create home directory and grant permissions with PowerShell
- Creating an individual random password with PowerShell
- Retrieve Active Directory subnets with PowerShell
- Editing users of other domains – with PowerShell
- Azure Basics: Connecting with Azure (PowerShell)
- PowerShell Custom Objects
- Logon Script does not start on Windows Server 2012 R2 domain
- IsMember – Check group membership in Active Directory
- Dynamic OU Groups – Assign Permissions to OUs