Active Directory for PowerShell

Active Directory is a huge dependency for Exchange, and it makes a lot of sense to be able to manage Active Directory through PowerShell. This was not always possible, but on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 servers, all you need to do is load the Active Directory Module for PowerShell that’s installed under Administrative Tools. Assuming that the Active Directory module is available on a server or client, you can load it into any PowerShell session by using the following command:

PS C:\> Import-Module ActiveDirectory

The Active Directory module is loaded automatically into EMS on Windows 2012 servers, so you can execute commands against Active Directory data immediately. To get a list of the Active Directory cmdlets, type: ...

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