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AD User Account Creation–Script

I’m throwing this script out there for any developers or admins who are seeking a quick SharePoint focused script for user account creation. In my environment we’re working towards automated unattended install of SharePoint, including account creation. AutoSPInstaller is cool but it seems too complicated for me. Put another way, if I’m going to spend time learning I’m choosing to learn PowerShell and SharePoint in more detail. With that said, here is my script. This script could easily import from a CSV (or other file), read a SharePoint List, or any other...

posted @ Thursday, May 29, 2014 4:18 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ SharePoint ActiveDirectory SharePoint 2010 Powershell SharePoint 2013 ]

Using PowerShell to Check AD Schema

Here we are, a cold crisp 20 degree Wednesday in November. I thought to myself…this is not cool (no pun), but you know what is cool?  Yeah, I’m sure you guessed PowerShell’s ActiveDirectory module. Just a quick blog note to show how PowerShell quickly settled a dispute during an upgrade of our AD schema to handle a Windows 2012 DC. Of course this wasn’t a big dispute, many other tools could have been used. The question was had the Schema already been changed to support a 2012 Server. Again, there are many tools that could provide the answer,...

posted @ Wednesday, November 13, 2013 10:22 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ ActiveDirectory Powershell ]

AD User Attribute Reference

I know, like the blogging world needs yet another post on AD User Attributes. There are so many out there and countless other message boards however, as I set and listen to Bill Withers sing his classic song "Lean On Me" I can't help but think maybe I should put a fresh post out for those who are new to SharePoint and new to this whole thing called AD. I know what your thinking, why waist the energy on something this simple. I have only one answer. Because it must be done. SharePoint loves to consume external data if given the chance. That said...

posted @ Wednesday, March 14, 2012 7:47 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ SharePoint ActiveDirectory Rants ]

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