Yup, jumped on the twitter thing. Good way to post and get information. Stop by and follow.
PowerShell 2.0 CTP 3 still doesn’t have native Active Directory cmdlets. You can still get into AD and do stuff, but have to use the native ADSI calls. The FREE Quest AD tools just adds a snapin of cmdlets that you can use to do AD stuff. Very easy to build into your scripts for … Continue reading
I needed to do some testing with Exchange 2003 using a Front-End / Back-End setup. I found this step-by-step article with screenshots on how to setup the Windows clustering part. Check it out, it works great. I added some shared storage and was able to successfully fail one node over to the other and vice … Continue reading
So I needed to build an ISA lab to test the firewall client so that I can start controlling outbound FTP through AD groups. Rather than doing this in PROD I decided to build this in a VMware Workstation environment. This link below is a great resource and did the job. Click here.
It’s been a while since I posted anything here, sorry ’bout that. I thought I would submit this quick post as it’s been driving me crazy for sometime now. If you are running a Windows DFS environment and all seems well except on a few machines, check to see if you have VMware Workstation 6.x … Continue reading
Okay so I got the AD cmdlets working in the standard install of Powershell. I didn’t want to use the Quest PowerShell command line interface, that’s just me though. Also, it’ll be easier to run scheduled scripts through the native anyway. The first thing you need to do is install Windows PowerShell. I’m using the … Continue reading
Just stumbled upon this today. I need to write some stuff for AD and thought these might be a good place to start. http://www.quest.com/powershell/activeroles-server.aspx
Check out Michael’s review. AD Explorer Download here.