If you want to change Linux attributes gidNumber, uid and uidnumber via PowerShell you will recognize that it is not possible by adding a parameter. At least it is not possible with the cmdlet New-ADUser or Set-ADUser. But you can workaround this problem with the parameters -add, -replace, -clear and -remove that enables to set these attributes.
Articles related to Active Directory administration. (user, computer and group management)
Changing upper and lower case of a dynamic DNS host entry is not easily possible in case the DNS is integrated into the Active Directory. The entry is created as soon as the machine registers in the DNS for the first time. If the machine‘s name is written in upper case, the DNS entry will […]
Offline Files, Work Folder or OneDrive for Business- what will it be for you? Very often this question arises in daily routine. What are the pros and the cons of the three? This article will help you to find out.
Usually there is an option to access Active Directory anonymously- anonymous access. Normally you do not need it. But there are exceptions to every rule. This article will give you a step-by-step manual for anonymous AD access.
During an AD domain migration in a customer environment I faced the problem that group permissions for file shares did not work any more. This is why.
Use the PowerShell Cmdlet Set-ADUser to change user attributes in Active Directory. With Set-ADUser you can: – Change attributes of a single user – Change attributes of several prefiltered users – Bulk Change attributes with a CSV file
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 […]
Sometimes Read and Write permissions that users get through authorization groups do not work properly on the file servers: – Users without “Read” permissions can see folders – Users without “Write” permissions can create folders In this article I want to explain this problem a little bit more detailed and show you how to solve […]
I am currently supporting a bigger enterprise with their Active Directory Migration. A colleague asked me “Could you write a Powershell script to comb the whole AD Forest?” “Of course”, I said. 😉 And here it is – the script to find the next closest domain controller.
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- Editing users of other domains – with PowerShell
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- PowerShell Custom Objects
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- IsMember – Check group membership in Active Directory
- Dynamic OU Groups – Assign Permissions to OUs
- Mobile Video Streaming Server with Windows 10
- AD Administration in the new Azure Portal
- Novell Migration: Migrate Critical Legacy Applications with OpenLDAP Proxy