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Copy multi-valued Active Directory attributes from one user to another with PowerShell

Summary: Using -Replace parameter with Set-ADUser to copy Active Directory multi-valued attributes Q: Hey, Doctor Scripto! We are in the middle of an Active Directory migration and need to copy the multi-valued attribute “ProxyAddresses” from old user accounts to new ones. Can you do with a few lines of code? —ND A: Hello ND...

Use PowerShell to Find Changes to Active Directory

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find changes to Active Directory.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have this problem. It seems our company has undergone a lot of changes recently, and I need to find what changes have impacted Active Directory. Basically, I do not even know where to start. I would...

Using PowerShell to Check Lockout Threshold for Domains

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about using Windows PowerShell to check the lockout threshold for several domains.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have several domains in our forest, and it seems that some weasel got in and changed the lockout threshold in some of the child domains. I know we should have turned on auditing, but ...

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