Archive for October, 2016

Importing users into Active Directory

October 27th, 2016 by and tagged , , , ,

When you need to create a single user in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), the tendency is to just “do it” in the GUI – either Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) or Active Directory Administrative Center (ADAC). But if you’ve got 25 users to add, or even 5 users to add, that’s just […]

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PowerShell: Get-Credential from a file

October 4th, 2016 by and tagged , , ,

If you routinely have to log into a separate domain, it can be a nuisance to always have to run Get-Credential. Plus writing scripts with a -Credential parameter is a nuisance because if you call Get-Credential in the script, it will always prompt you.   I run a separate lab network here, with an Active […]

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