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Not the comma!

Posted by: | February 6, 2016 Comments Off on Not the comma! |

There is a habit among some AD administrators to create their users so that the name is surname, firstname   – Note the comma between the two names. As an example the name would be Brown, Bill instaead of Bill Brown   If you’re just using the GUI tools it doesn’t matter too much and has […]

under: PowerShell and Active Directory

Some thoughts on finding a users OU

Posted by: | February 4, 2016 Comments Off on Some thoughts on finding a users OU |

Back in this post http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/powershell/discovering-a-users-ou/   I showed how to get the OU of a user from the distinguished name of the user object. if you want to display that as part of your output you can create a calculated field Get-ADUser -Filter * -Properties DisplayName | select Name, DisplayName, UserPrincipalname, @{N= "Organanisational Unit" ; […]

under: PowerShell and Active Directory

AD Management MoL Deal – – 3 February 2016

Posted by: | February 2, 2016 Comments Off on AD Management MoL Deal – – 3 February 2016 |

My Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches will be part of Manning’s Deal of the Day on 3 February 2016.   Half off my book Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches. Use code dotd020316au at https://www.manning.com/books/learn-active-directory-management-in-a-month-of-lunches   As usual the deal starts at midnight US ET and is usually […]

under: Books, PowerShell and Active Directory

PowerShell Summit 2016 – – 3 day registration open

Posted by: | February 1, 2016 Comments Off on PowerShell Summit 2016 – – 3 day registration open |

Three day registration is now open https://eventloom.com/event/login/PSNA16

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