Hey, Scripting Guy! I need to use Windows PowerShell 2.0 to search Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) to retrieve information about my Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers. I am specifically interested in determining the holders of the special FSMO roles in AD DS.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I recently came across your article where you showed people how to use VBScript to add a domain user to a local group. How can I do that same task using Windows PowerShell?
Hey, KE. Before we begin we thought we should mention that the Scripting Guy who writes this column has a new favorite TV commercial.
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I create a folder for each user in my domain? I’d like the folder name to consist of the user’s first initial and their last name (for example, KMyer).— GN
Hey, GN. You know, this has been an interesting week for the Scripting Guys.
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I tack a prefix onto the telephone numbers of all the users in my domain?— JB
Hey, JB. It’s Monday morning as this column is being written, and the Scripting Guy who actually writes this column is still a bit tired from driving across the state and back in order to attend his niece’s wedding.
Hey, Scripting Guy! In my logon script how can I determine the name of the domain controller that authenticated the user?— CK
Hey, CK. You know, one of the unwritten rules for being a Scripting Guy is that you should never do anything hard more than once a week.