PowerShell for Windows Admins:

February, 2015


February 9, 2015  12:21 PM

Error when AD object not found

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Active Directory, Powershell

This one popes up quite frequently If you attempt to access an Active Directory object that doesn’t exist you get an error. £> Get-ADUser Richardp Get-ADUser : Cannot find an object with identity: 'Richardp' under: 'DC=Manticore,DC=org'. At line:1 char:1 + Get-ADUser Richardp +...

February 7, 2015  9:39 AM

Stages of panic

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell

You’re working on a new script and something’s not working properly and you can’t figure it out. Panic level 1 is when you start using Get-Command and Get-member on everything in sight trying to figure out what’s wrong with the objects Panic level 2 is when you realise you have to...


February 6, 2015  2:17 PM

Workflow for last logon

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Active Directory, Powershell

PowerShell Workflows have been a bit of an underachiever in terms of their adoption and use. Something I read prompted the thought that there are a number of activities when working with Active Directory where you have to interrogate a number of machines to get the result. That’s something...


February 5, 2015  9:57 AM

Scripting Guy CDXML series finished

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, Powershell, WMI

My CDXML series on the Scripting Guy blog finished today.  The 4 articles are: 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 2, 2015  11:41 AM

Scripting Guy CDXML series

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
CIM, Powershell

Today starts a four part series I’ve written for the Scripting Guy blog on using CDXML to create a module to work with the registry.  Don’t know what CDXML is – you will when you’ve read the series The first post is at


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