Active Directory

Topics related to Microsoft Active Directory Directory Services (ADDS).

Common PowerShell Commands for AD

A list of common PowerShell commands for AD. Retrieve AD user(s) # get AD user – basic attributes Get-ADUser “JohnDo” # get AD user – all attributes Get-ADUser “JohnDo” -Properties * # get AD user – additional attribute(s) Get-ADUser “JohnDo” -Properties PasswordLastSet Get-ADUser “JohnDo” -Properties whenChanged,whenCreated # get AD user – output specific attribute Get-ADUser …

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Transfer FSMO Roles

In this post, we describe how we easily transfer FSMO roles using the graphical user interface. All 5 Active Directory FSMO roles are covered. For more information on FSMO roles see https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/197132/active-directory-fsmo-roles-in-windows.

RMAD Unable to Execute Request 113

A stubborn issue worth sharing has come up a couple of weeks ago. RMAD backups for a particular domain controller were failing as soon as we would enable the DC Storage option. RMAD unable to execute request (113). Error code 113 – event ID 1501.     Error    DC.domainname.local    Unable to execute request (113). …

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