Posts Tagged: PowerShell

I needed an easy way to do mass DNS lookups a while back, and found a script online that I modified slightly to fit my needs. Posting it below for archiving purposes.

I started playing around with the Palo Alto API a while back, and found that you could more easily do certain things through the API, versus using the Palo Alto Panorama web interface. Similar to the Active Directory tool that I build a while back, then plan is to add multiple tabs to the GUI,… Read Article →

I have been working on a Active Directory tool that makes it easier to work with users from another AD Forest. My main goal was to improve upon the horrible search function in dsa.msc by allowing free text search in real time (WinAmp “jump” style is the best example I can think of). I also… Read Article →

I figured I should gather up some useful commands that I often use in once place. I expect this list to expand as time goes on. Check logged in users

Check server uptime

Find filenames longer than 256 characters

Get info on AD account such as last logged in and password expiration… Read Article →

Continuing the short series of Active Directory (AD) scripts (Part 1, Part 2) we have one more way to do mass changes in AD, such as password resets or property changes. The below script (save as <filename>.ps1) will perform changes to an entire OU, or even a whole domain. In this example we will set… Read Article →

Yesterday we learned how to get Active Directory (AD) usernames out of a list of full names, something that can come in handy if HR sends a long list of users that need to have their manager changed to Bob. Today we will learn how to perform mass changes using this list of AD usernames… Read Article →

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