Posts tagged with Get-Credential

PowerShell: Sending password expiration notices via GMail – Part 3

December 20th, 2016 by and tagged , , , , , ,

In Part 1 of this series, I showed you how to identify users whose password was about to expire. Then in Part 2 of the series, I took that list of users and sent email to them using gmail-hosted company email. This third part of the series pulls all that together into a single script, […]

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PowerShell: Sending password expiration notices via GMail – Part 1

December 13th, 2016 by and tagged , , , ,

In a perfect world, users would never forget their password, and never forget to change it before the expiration date. But we don’t live in that perfect world. I covered how to unlock AD accounts earlier in this post, but now I’d like to talk about how to first find the users whose accounts are […]

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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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