Chapter 28. Active Directory Group Management application

Chris Bellée

Windows PowerShell offers a wide range of management features, from its immediate and intuitive command shell in which “one-liners” rule, to interacting with the Win32 API environment. With such breadth and interoperability to offer, PowerShell is well-positioned for lightweight application development duties.

In this chapter I demonstrate how to use PowerShell in collaboration with other Microsoft technologies to produce a graphical tool for managing Active Directory group memberships. A common customer request is for a tool that can manage temporary group membership. For example, a customer may request an application for managing group membership around a project timeline. ...

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