This page provides a list of Active Directory User reports including in the Active Directory Pro Toolkit. These are pre-built PowerShell scripts that enable administrators to quickly generate reports on users from Active Directory. User reports provide administrators with important information about their Active Directory environment. From general user reports to security and compliance needs…

In this guide, I’m going to show you how to update the ProxyAddresses attribute for single and multiple user accounts.  Bulk updating the ProxyAddresses is often required when migrating to Office 365, creating new accounts, adding a new domain and so on.  To bulk update user accounts you will need to use PowerShell or a…

In this guide, you’re going to learn how to backup Active Directory. What you will learn: Active Directory Backup Best Practices Active Directory Full Backup VS System State Backup How to Install Windows Server Backup How to Backup Active Directory (Step by step instructions)  Automate Backup Monitoring (Email Alerts) Active Directory Backup Best Practices This…

Are you looking for the best FTP server for Windows?  Then you’re in the right place.  An FTP server runs a program that utilizes FTP (File Transfer Protocol ) and allows you to upload and download files. By default, the FTP protocol is insecure as it transmits data unencrypted. All FTP servers on this list…

In this article, you will learn how to configure the Active Directory Domain password policy.  You will also learn:  What is the default domain password policy Understand password policy settings Password policy best practices Modify the domain password policy  What is The Default Domain Password Policy? By default, Active Directory is configured with a default…

This is the ultimate guide to Windows audit and security policy settings.  In this guide, I will share my tips for audit policy settings, password and account policy settings, monitoring events, benchmarks and much more.  Table of contents: What is Windowing Auditing Use The Advanced Audit Policy Configuration Configure Audit Policy for Active Directory  Configure…