Automating Active Directory Administration with Windows PowerShell 2.0
- 6h 57m
- Ken St. Cyr, Laura E. Hunter
Focused content on automating the user authentication and authorization tool for Windows environments
Automation helps make administration of computing environments more manageable. It alleviates the repetition of repeating frequent tasks and and automates just about any task for Active Directory, Windows PowerShell 2.0. Focused on everyday and frequently performed tasks, this indispensable guide provides you with the PowerShell solutions for these tasks. Solutions are presented in a step-by-step format so that you can fully grasp how the new Active Directory module for PowerShell provides command-line scripting for administrative, configuration, and diagnostic tasks.
- Walks you through the processes and tools required to automate everyday tasks
- Offers PowerShell solutions for maintaining a Windows Server 2008 R2 environment
- Includes real-world examples, explanations of concepts, and step-by-step solutions
This unique book allows you to work more efficiently and effectively and keep up with the ever-increasing demands from businesses.
About the Authors
Ken St. Cyr is a solution architect at Microsoft in the Public Sector Services CTO organization. He is a 14-year industry veteran, consulting on the design and delivery of numerous complex messaging, directory, and identity management solutions. A Microsoft Certified Master in Directory Services and Advanced Infrastructure, Ken has also written for TechNet Magazine and Windows IT Pro magazine.
Laura E. Hunter is a principal technology architect with Microsoft, specializing in identity and access management technologies. She is also the principal of LHA Consulting, Inc., with 15 years of experience in the IT industry. Laura is a six-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award in Windows Server System: Directory Services and a Microsoft Certified Master in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory.
In this Book
Using PowerShell with Active Directory
Managing Domains and Forests
Managing Sites and Replication
Managing Domain Controllers
Configuring Active Directory Dependencies
Administering User and Group Accounts
Managing Computer Accounts, Objects, and Organizational Units
Managing Group Policies
Automating Active Directory Security
Backing up Data and Recovering from Disasters
Monitoring Health and Performance