In this guide, I will show you two methods for creating fine grained password policies.  The first method will use the Active Directory Administrative Console (GUI) the second will be using PowerShell.  In addition, I’ll show you how to quickly check what password policies you have in your domain.  Here is the problem… Active Directory…

This page provides a list of Active Directory group reports including in the Active Directory Pro Toolkit. These are pre-built PowerShell scripts that enable administrators to quickly generate reports on AD groups and group members. Reports can be exported to CSV or HTML, see example reports below. Send me feedback on reports you would like…

This page provides a list of Active Directory computer reports including in the Active Directory Pro Toolkit. These are pre-built PowerShell scripts that enable administrators to quickly generate computer reports from Active Directory. These PowerShell reports provide administrators with complete insight on the computer objects in the domain. Get an inventory of computers, find disabled…

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…