Windows Server 2019

Active Directory DNS Zones explained

Active Directory depends on DNS for name resolution and locating resources on a network. DNS has a database that maintains resource records, which helps identify…

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Active Directory

Find which Logon Server you Authenticated to ..

Sometimes there are situation that you need to troubleshoot Active Directory connectivity and you need to know to which server the user authenticated to. There…

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Add SMTP-ProxyAddress to users in AD with PowerShell

Here is a quick way to add new SMTP/ProxyAddress for the users in Active Directory with use of PowerShell. Create a csv file with two…

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PowerShell – AD Group management

Here are few quick one liners such as add user to 2 AD groups at same time: "Managers","SalesRep" | Add-ADGroupMember -Members ` (Read-Host -Prompt "Enter…

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Export users SamAccountName from Email address csv file

Quick PowerShell script to accomplish a task to get a list of users by SamAccountName from provided csv file with email addresses. The csv file…

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Check if user is member of the group

Here is another quick PowerShell script to check if user is a member of given group. Clear-Host if (Get-Module -ListAvailable -Name ActiveDirectory) { Import-Module ActiveDirectory…

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PowerShell – Get user’s Manager, Department and Title information

Here is another quick helper for Help Desk guys to pull quickly information about user in PowerShell: SamAccountName Title Department Manager In this case the…

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Windows Server 2019

How to activate Windows Server Core 2019 from command line

After you’ve logged into Windows Server Core, you’re presented with the Command Prompt. From there, you can activate your copy of Windows. First, you have…

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Stop opening Server Manager at logon in Windows Server 2012 R2

The Server Manager wizard provides information of installed roles and features in . This Server Manager wizard will be automatically launched at logon when you…

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How to identify which domain controller authenticated a user

You  re running some troubleshooting on your network connected to and have questions like: which Domain Controller authenticated user on the current machine which Domain…

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