Netwrix Auditor – Data Discovery & Classification Edition is out! Learn More
18 April, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

How to Manage File System ACLs with PowerShell Scripts

Many organizations with a Microsoft Windows environment rely on NTFS as the main file system for their storage devices that contain sensitive data. It is the easiest way for users to work with files. In order to implement a least-privilege model, which is a best practice for system security, IT...
29 March, 2018 | Ian Skur

Windows PowerShell vs Command Prompt (cmd): Which to Choose

What is the Windows Command Prompt? Windows Command Prompt (also known as the command line, cmd.exe or simply cmd) is a command shell based on the MS-DOS operating system from the 1980s that enables a user to interact directly with the operating system. Specifically, this venerable command shell...
21 February, 2018 | Ian Skur

Windows PowerShell Scripting Tutorial for Beginners

Automate it. Now, where's that script... Warning: PowerShell is addictive. Meet PowerShell Tutorial Windows PowerShell is an object-oriented automation engine and scripting language with an interactive command-line shell designed to help IT professionals configure systems and automate...
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...
20 July, 2017 | Nirmal Sharma

How to Collect AD Site Information Using PowerShell

A good old PowerShell will help you in case you wish to collect AD site information such as Active Directory site location, site options configured, ISTG assigned to the site, Site links and bridgehead servers. Below PowerShell Script uses New-Object function to connect to Directory Context and...
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