Category: Active Directory 101

Export List of Users from AD and all Proxy Addresses

If you need a list of users and their respective proxy addresses then the command below will do this 🙂   Get-ADUser –Filter * –Properties proxyaddresses | Select-Object Name, @{L = “ProxyAddresses”; E = { $_.ProxyAddresses -join “;”}} | Export-Csv –Path c:\temp\proxyaddresses.csv –NoTypeInformation

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Deploying the Local Administrator Password Solution Part 1

In this series of three posts, I demonstrate the installation and configuration of Microsoft’s Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS). This is the first post that covers installation of the software on management computers and clients. For links to parts 2 and 3, see the bottom of this post. What is LAPS? LAPS is a solution to change […]

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Deploying the Local Administrator Password Solution Part 2

In this series of three posts, I demonstrate the installation and configuration of Microsoft’s Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS). This is the second post that covers configuration of Active Directory to support LAPS. Configuring Active Directory for LAPS Extend the AD Schema In the last post, we configured the client installation. While there is no server-side […]

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Deploying the Local Administrator Password Solution Part 3

In this series of three posts, I demonstrate the installation and configuration of Microsoft’s Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS). This is the third and final post that covers the group policy configuration of LAPS, as well as a brief demonstration. Configuring Group Policy We’ve got the software installed, and AD configured, all that’s left is to turn […]

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How to Delegate Control on Active Directory Windows Server 2016

In this article, I’ll show you how to delegate Control In Active Directory and all a specific user to only reset passwords to users. In this case, My client asked me to delegate control In AD to a staff member that will allow him to reset the password to users that locked their AD account. […]

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Add a computer to an Active Directory domain with PowerShell

A common task many system administrators do is adding computers to an Active Directory domain. Since Active Directory is embedded in so many organizations, nearly every IT professional is probably familiar with the box below. Active Directory domain join This PowerShell snippet above connects remotely to the computer NAMEHERE, attempts to join it to the […]

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