AD Clean up with Powershell for Beginners.

December 28, 2011

The questions and answers were developed straight from Microsoft Technet and I have included the link.

Active Directory Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Windows PowerShell™ is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. This reference topic for the information technology (IT) professional introduces the 76 Windows PowerShell cmdlets that you can use to manage and administer the Active Directory® directory service and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee617195.aspx

The purpose of this crossword was to hopefully introduce some reluctant Administrators to Powershell, especially those that administer Active Directory (AD).

You do not have to be a NASCAR or INDY racer to realize the benefits of being able to drive a car, so what are you waiting for when it comes to learning Powershell?  Powershell will be a mandatory requirement in the very near future, if it is not already in your area.

If you find that Powershell can (will) make your life much easier, then I would highly suggest these links to open your mind and your world to Powershell.

Mark Minasi – Mark Minasi is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro, an MCSE, and the author of more than 30 books, including Mastering Windows Server 2008 R2 (Sybex). He writes and speaks around the world about Windows networking.
http://www.minasi.com/forum/default.asp

Find Users with Get-ADUser – http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/windows-power-tools/getaduser-determine-logged-141189

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Powershell for Beginners crossword

December 15, 2011

I put together a Powershell for Beginners crossword puzzle.  I hope you enjoy it.  I even learned a thing or two while  putting it together.  I will be working on a Clean Up AD Version, thanks to my good friend Mark Minasi, soon.

I also want to thank Jeffery Hicks and Claus Nielsen for urging me to complete this little project.

PDF can be downloaded from link below.

Powershell for Beginners