PowerShell for Active Directory Administrators
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PowerShell for Active Directory Administrators

Use PowerShell to manage Active Directory users, computer, groups, security settings and more on Windows Server
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4.7 (792 ratings)
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Created by Kevin Brown
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 14 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Manager Active Directory users, computers and groups using PowerShell
  • Bulk import of accounts into Active Directory
  • Automate tasks using powershell
  • Deploy domain controllers using powershell
Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of PowerShell
  • Knowledge of how to install Active Directory to create a domain controller
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory administration
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory objects
Description

This is a 'living' course that will be continuously updated.

This powershell course is designed for those that work with active directory on a regular basis that needs to automate tasks using powershell. 

  • Create and modify active directory user accounts with powershell

  • Learn to import active directory users in bulk using .CSV files using powershell

  • Create and manage active directory computer accounts with powershell

  • Create and manage active directory group membership and properties with powershell

  • Understand the security issues related to powershell and powershell remoting

  • Install active directory using powershell

  • Manage Server Core operating system locally and remotely using powershell

  • Search for inactive user accounts and inactive computer accounts

  • Enable the active directory recycle bin

  • Learn the capabilities of the Active Directory Administrative Center (ADAC)

  • And more. . .

Who this course is for:
  • Those that manage Users, Computers, Groups or perform other Active Directory related tasks
  • Admins with a need to utilize powershell for automation
  • Active Directory administrators that need to learn more about powershell
Course content
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+ Course Introduction
3 lectures 02:50

Course introduction

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+ An overview of PowerShell
1 lecture 02:41

Some things about powershell that you need to know before we start managing active directory

PowerShell Overview
02:41
+ Learning the PowerShell Console
2 lectures 22:23

Learn powershell features that will be used later in the course

Understanding the PowerShell Console
11:04
PowerShell Logging
2 questions

Understand how to use help to ensure you are using the proper syntax

Using Help in PowerShell
11:19
PowerShell Help
1 question
+ Learning PowerShell ISE
1 lecture 11:21

Explore the benefits of powershell ISE (Integrated Scripting Engine)

Understanding Powershell ISE
11:21
+ PowerShell Active Directory User Account Management
3 lectures 47:30

Creating new user accounts in powershell ISE

Creating new user accounts using Powershell ISE
21:38

Learn to create a .CSV file and import accounts into active directory using powershell

Import accounts using .CSV files
20:02
+ PowerShell Active Directory Computer Account Management
1 lecture 07:03

Learn to create computer accounts using powershell

Manage Active Directory Computer accounts using Powershell
07:03
+ PowerShell Active Directory Group Account Management
1 lecture 09:10

Lean to manage groups using powershell

Manage groups using Powershell
09:10
+ Update and Modifying Active Directory Objects
1 lecture 09:30

Update existing active directory objects using powershell

Updating objects using Powershell
09:30