A few years ago in a past life I performed an Active Directory migration from a 2003 functional level to 2008 R2 with ADMT 3.2 accompanied by an Exchange 2007 to 2010 migration. The only problem I ran into was that the old X500 addresses for the mailboxes aren't migrated to the new mail system. […]
If you have ever wanted to decommission an old file/SQL server while bringing another online to replace it and keep the existing hostname alive as an alias of the new system, you may want to force a duplicate SPN. Setspn.exe has had duplicate SPN detection built-in to it since the Windows Server 2008 release when […]
In Outlook 2007 through Outlook 2010 all domain-joined Outlook clients would initially query Active Directory for AutoDiscover information and ultimately find a Service Connection Point (SCP) value that would point them to their nearest Client Access Server's AutoDiscover virtual directory. If that failed then they would revert to using DNS like any non-domain-joined Outlook client. […]
Recently I had the impulse to populate existing AD user object property fields with phone numbers, titles, companies, and office; however, I wanted to use PowerShell to bulk import instead of the old ldifde method or manual labor. It was actually quite easy, but it does require some time massaging the CSV file in Excel.
I wrote this PowerShell script last year when I wanted to automate the report of Active Directory user objects with Windows PowerShell. It was written with the intention of reporting the user objects within specific organizational units (OU) in two AD domains. Since there are multiple exported files during this process, I concatenated the separate files into one file by throwing them through the Import-CSV function. And finally, the merged file is emailed to the users who require viewing the file. You can create a new scheduled task in the OS to execute the script as often as you'd like.