O'Reilly logo

Windows PowerShell™ 3.0 Step by Step by Ed Wilson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Creating objects in Active Directory

Network management in the Microsoft Windows world begins and ends with Active Directory. This chapter will cover the user life cycle from a scripting and Active Directory perspective. You will learn how to create organizational units (OUs), users, groups, and computer accounts. The chapter will then describe how to modify the users and groups, and finally how to delete the user account. Along the way, you will pick up some more Windows PowerShell techniques.

The most fundamental object in Active Directory is the OU. One of the most frustrating problems for new network administrators is that by default, when Active Directory is installed, all users are put in the users container, and all computers are put in ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required