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Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Automate Active Directory Accounts

Summary: Guest blogger, Gary Jackson, shares a technique to automate Active Directory accounts. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I met Gary Jackson at the Windows PowerShell Summit in April. We talked about some cool things he has been working on, so I invited him to write a guest blog post. First a little about Gary… I am ...

Write Users and Proxy Addresses to CSV by Using PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about writing all proxy addresses and user names to a CSV file by using Windows PowerShell.  Hey, Scripting Guy! Yesterday’s blog post, Export User Names and Proxy Addresses to CSV File, showed me an easy way to get a couple of proxy addresses from Active Directory, but all users do...

Weekend Scripter: Create Proxy Addresses in Active Directory with PowerShell

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to automatically create proxy addresses in Active Directory Domain Services by using Windows PowerShell. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. So I have been talking back and forth with one of the members of the Charlotte Windows PowerShell Users group since my presentation to the ...

Use PowerShell to Create First and Last Names for Test Users

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to create first and last names in Active Directory for test users.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a test environment set up, and I created a bunch of users in an organizational unit in Active Directory. But I only created the user name—I did not create the...

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