Category Archives: Windows Server 2008 R2

What’s in a name?

  I’ve been working with the Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory cmdlets quite a bit recently.  If you’ve come from a background of using ADFIND, the cmdlets take a bit of getting used, but for me it’s definitely been worth the time spent.  One thing that frustrates me a little is that the names… Read More »

How to clear group membership with Powershell

Something I often recommend to my customers is keep the membership of the Enterprise Admins and Schema Admins groups empty and only populate them (temporarily) when required.  The privileges assigned to these groups are obviously high and removing the members reduces the potential for costly mistakes and/or compromise.  Here’s a quick Powershell snippet that will… Read More »