Musings on the splendour of PowerShell
Using PowerShell to configure an Authentication Policy Silo in Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory.
How I use splatting to make life easier when writing longer scripts...
A one-liner to report on any accounts that are configured to only use DES encryption for Kerberos authentication.
Want to see what users and clients are connected to a host via PS Remoting?
Such as... the version of .NET or Windows Management Framework by operating system version. There's also some Group Policy thrown in for good measure.
WindowsFeature cmdlet related commands that I use on a regular basis...
Use PowerShell to switch between DHCP server failover modes.
Quickly count how many Windows Server 2003 operating systems you have left.
Using the Active Directory replication cmdlets to reproduce some of the functionality of repadmin.
Use the AD replication cmdlets to quickly and efficiently create and configure AD sites.
Use the Active Directory replication cmdlets to report on manually created NTDS connection objects.
Using PowerShell to look at what goes on when you kick-off a remote Group Policy update.
Using Invoke-GPUpdate to invoke a Group Policy update on specific hosts.
Using PowerShell to run the Best Practice Analyser to produce an Active Directory health and risk report.
Using PowerShell to easily find the source of recurring user account lockouts.
What automation was made for!
Use PowerShell to create a report of AD LDS Lingering Object 1946 events detected by an advisory mode comparison.
Introducing an awesome add-on for the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment... Script Browser!
Use a PowerShell one-liner to get specific forest GPO and DC information.
Use PowerShell cmdlets to find and remediate Active Directory non-LVR group members.
An example of how to obtain a comprehensive Group Policy backup.
Using AD cmdlets to prepopulate passwords on RODCs
A quick one on manipulating the PowerShell prompt to cope with long paths...
Discusses a function that checks whether an Active Directory attribute is a back link.
Some thoughts on the importance of script logging and an example logging function.