Thursday, September 21, 2017

Powershell: Add Members from multiple Groups to a specified Group

The following script can be used with a filter or you specify the groups in the AdminGroups.txt.

I added a member removal task to this script to only host members that are members of the defined group. You can remove this line if you don´t need this.


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Powershell Remove spaces from the end of lines in a text file

Use this two lines and define your old and new file.

$file = Get-Content "C:\admin\OldFile.txt"
$file | Foreach {$_.TrimEnd()} | Set-Content "C:\admin\NewFile.txt"

Friday, August 18, 2017

Powershell: Save credentials in a hashed file created from user and the computers SID

That commands hashes it against the logged on user SID and the machines SID.

create and export creds->
$creds = Get-Credential
$creds | Export-CliXml c:\temp\cred.clixml

import creds->
$creds2 = Import-CliXml c:\temp\cred.clixml

Monday, June 19, 2017

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Powershell: Set AD User "Name" with givenname and surname (it´s the Name that is displayed in ADUC)

Some guys mix up Name with Displayname. So with this command we will change the name you see in ADUC.

Get-aduser tbuntrock -Properties * | foreach { Rename-ADObject $_ -newname ($_.givenname + " " + $}

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Powershell: Disable AD User from csv and append Description

The file should contain the samaccountnames and looks like:


$logfile = "C:\admin\VacationUsers.csv"
get-content $logfile |get-aduser -Properties Description | ForEach-Object { Set-ADUser $_ -enabled $false -Description "$($_.Description) DISABLED as requested by HR" }

How it works:
- Define file path
- Just get the users from csv
- Use get-aduser to get description
- do this for each user and...
- Set description

We keep the old Description with $($_.Description) and all that follows will be appended. In my example it is DISABLED as requested by HR.


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