Category: Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Servers, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Windows server 2016

Migrate active directory FSMO from windows server 2012 R2 to windows server 2016

Windows server 2016 was released for public (GA) on mid oct 2016. Its exciting time as businesses are already working on migrating their services in to new windows server 2016 infrastructures. In this post, I am going to explain how you can migrate from active directory running on windows server 2012 R2 to windows server …

Active Directory, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Active Directory Security Hardening: Domain Admin Honeypot

Rename the account It’s a good idea to name the account like any other user account. That means giving it a real name, like Johnny Cash, with a username that matches your naming convention, say “jcash.” Remove description Next, you want to remove the default description for the built-in Administrator, which is “Built-in account for …

Active Directory, Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Add Active Directory Multiple Users in a Group

Add multiple User’s to a Group – PowerShell Script Import-module ActiveDirectory Import-CSV "C:\Scripts\GroupUsers.csv" | % { Add-ADGroupMember -Identity TestGroup1 -Member $_.UserName }Import-module ActiveDirectory Import-CSV "C:\Scripts\GroupUsers.csv" | % { Add-ADGroupMember -Identity TestGroup1 -Member $_.UserName } Don’t forget to create a GroupUsers.csv file with users login names.

Active Directory, General, Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Create Active Directory Users using csv file

This script allows to create Active Directory users using a CSV file and set specific password, email address, and add users to one group for each user. import-module activedirectory Import-Csv “C:\Users\admin\Desktop\file.csv” | ForEach-Object { $userPrincinpal = $_.”samAccountName” + “@company.Local” New-ADUser ` -Name $_.”user” ` -Givenname $_.”name” ` -Surname $_.”surname” ` -SamAccountName $_.”samaccountname” ` -Path $_.”path” …