16 October, 2018 | Russell Smith

How to Create, Change and Test Passwords Using PowerShell

Automation is the key to streamlining Active Directory management tasks. In this article, I’ll show you how to create, change and test user passwords with PowerShell scripts. Installing the AD PowerShell module Before you can use PowerShell to manage Active Directory, you need to install the...
26 June, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

Managing OUs and Moving Their Objects with PowerShell

An organizational unit (OU) is a container in Active Directory where users, groups and computers, as well as other OUs, can be stored. Each AD domain can have its own organizational unit hierarchy. In this article, you will learn about OU management and how to use PowerShell scripts to: ...
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...
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