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7 June, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

How to Create New Active Directory Users with PowerShell

The easiest way to create a new user in an Active Directory domain is using the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in. However, what if you need to create multiple user accounts in bulk, or ADUC is not available for some reason? In this article, we explain several ways to create Active...
13 March, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

Top Seven Challenges with Active Directory

Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is a reliable, scalable solution for managing users, resources and authentication in a Windows environment. However, like any software tool, it has limitations that can be difficult to overcome. Here are the top seven challenges with Active Directory and some options...
15 February, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

The Ten Best Free Active Directory Management Tools

Active Directory is a backbone of many IT infrastructures around the world, but budgets for software tools are often tight. To help, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 free Active Directory management tools. We hope that this hand-picked selection of free Active Directory tools will help you...
22 November, 2017 | Oleg Lalaev

Active Directory Management: Top 7 Common Mistakes

Managing Active Directory is not an easy task, but someone has to do it. If this “someone” is you, then you should always keep in mind that human beings make mistakes, even if they are AD gurus. To minimize the risk of such mistakes from happening on your watch, I’ll walk you through the...
20 July, 2017 | Ryan Brooks

PowerShell: Active Directory Optimization

The Netwrix blog is famous for its series of blog posts that provide IT pros with powerful PowerShell commands for Active Directory. Using these helpful cmdlets, you can easily collect the required information without spending too much time on scripting. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Today, we...
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