Active Directory Management With Powershell

Jana Sattainathan walks us through a few AD management scenarios using the Powershell Active Directory module:

If you are an AD admin, you are very likely a pro at managing AD group membership but for mere mortals, this can be a tedious task. Please read on to find out what I am talking about and how to address that easily

For example, you get an urgent request to

  • Move a bunch of users from one AD group to another

  • To make matters worse, you are not given any ID’s but rather just the names!

Jana shows how to whip up a script to perform this migration in a few lines of code, as well as several other scenarios.

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