I frequently get asked which group type can be member of which group. For this reason I decided to explain the nesting of AD groups in this article with the help of some graphical illustrations.
Articles related to Active Directory administration. (user, computer and group management)
To create a list of all subnets belonging to an AD site requires a lot of manual work, especially as the environment gets larger. However, there is of course another way to retrieve Active Directory subnets with PowerShell.
An experienced AD administrator uses the PowerShell cmdLets „Get-ADUser“ and „Set-ADUser“ for many automated processes in the domain.
In this article, I will explain how to set up a connection with Azure. Moreover, I aim to clarify and give helpful advice on how to connect with Azure Subscription via PowerShell. To begin with, it is important that you distinguish what you want to connect with: Is it Azure Subscription or Azure Active Directory?
Find out how to create clearly laid out CSV files with the help of PowerShell scripts: use PowerShell Custom Objects combined with Export-csv commandlet.
The PowerShell function “IsMember” checks if the user who runs the PowerShell script is a member of a certain group. This has advantages compared to using Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI).
Assigning permissions to Organizational Units (OUs) simplifies administration tasks. This is especially relevant after migrations. The following article exemplifies how you can create and use self-updating OU groups in Active Directory.
Vacations are just about to start and the kids want to be entertained on the road. What about a mobile video stream for your 800km (500 miles) trip? But how to stream if the standard mobile DVD players do not fit in the back of the seats in your car? Right! You need to find […]
In the second half of 2016 AzureAD Administration was made available through a new Azure Portal. This is a short overview.
This article is about the NTFS permission Creator Owner. First you will find a short introduction into NTFS permissions and a description of the Creator Owner authorisation. Learn about the possible risks of changing the permissions of a user and how you can avoid them.
- PowerShell: Find active computer objects
- 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