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Active Directory Week: Explore Group Membership with PowerShell

Summary: Learn about the nuances involved in reporting group memberships with Active Directory PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we continue our series about Active Directory PowerShell by Ashley McGlone. If you missed it, you may enjoy reading Get Started with Active Directory PowerShell first. Now, here's ...

Active Directory Week: Get Started with Active Directory PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft premier field engineer (PFE), Ashley McGlone, discusses the Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we start a series about Active Directory PowerShell, written by Ashley McGlone... Ashley is a Microsoft premier field engineer (PFE) and a frequent speaker at events like ...

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Find If Folder Inherits from Parent

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to determine if an NTFS folder inherits from its parent folder.  How can I use Windows PowerShell to determine if an NTFS folder inherits from its parent folder?  Use the Get-NTFSAccessInheritance cmdlet provided by the NTFSSecurity module, for example: Get-NTFSAccessInheritance -Path C:\Windows Or if ...

Weekend Scripter: Manage NTFS Inheritance and Use Privileges

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Raimund Andree, talks about using Windows PowerShell to disable inheritance on folders. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today Raimund Andree, talks about using Windows PowerShell to disable inheritance on folders. Take it away, Raimund... In my previous post, Use PowerShell to Get, Add, and Remove NTFS ...