AD Users and Computers User Creation

Ambiguous Fuzzy search in AD

Working in big AD forests and domains can be sometimes challenging, as powershell cmdlets require you perfect identity matches. In an AD of a global corporation,¬†where you have tons of John, Sam, Doe, Smith, Martin, Schmidt , finding that information may be time consuming: is the name given a first […]

Restoring AD objects including DNS zones

Since the initial times of Windows 2003, things have changed. Restoring AD objects, including DNS Zones become simpler with each release of Windows Server. Therefore let’s see how you can restore users, computers, organizational units and DNS zones nowadays. Restoring AD objects for standard classes Since Windows 2008 R2, Get-ADObject […]

Recycle Bin

Powershell Function Header

The Powershell ISE may not be your favorite editor because of its limitations (long to start, has issues with high-consuming parallel workflows). However its snippets you can insert with the CTRL+J shortcut may be worthwhile to have a look at. One is particularly interesting: the powershell function header template. The […]