Independent IT consultant, technical writer, trainer, and presenter. Adam specializes in consulting and evangelizing all things IT automation with a primary focus on PowerShell. Adam is a Microsoft Windows Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, and he has authored a variety of web-based training courses.
15 January, 2016
If you’re a knowledge worker, to be productive in a work environment, you’re probably going to need a user account. And you’re probably going to need to actually use this user account to login...
6 November, 2015
I love Active Directory auditing. I love it because with just a couple clicks of the mouse I can easily create a policy that immediately gets applied to 500 servers that begins recording useful...
22 September, 2015
Windows servers can potentially generate thousands—or even hundreds of thousands—of events daily. Most are created from perfectly safe events that system administrators use to get a glimpse of...
16 July, 2015
If you’re using any kind of native Active Directory (AD) auditing today you probably love the information it generates in the security event log. Native AD auditing is awesome about generating...
18 June, 2015
This article will go over how to write a script to read all users' last expired password and detect the time it will expire. It will then send an email. Passwords aren’t the most secure way to...
10 June, 2015
As an Active Directory administrator you’re probably familiar with important groups like Domain Admins, Schema Admins and Enterprise Admins. When an account is a member of one or more of these...
15 April, 2015
Picture this. You work at a company that prides itself on it’s security practices. They’ve got firewalls, IDS/IPS systems, routinely perform security audits, keep patches up to date and have...