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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 1.20

April 22, 2016

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WOW! Whatever the PowerShell team did to the latest version of PowerShell Version 5 kicked my butt!!!!! Many things that used to work in my scripts, no longer worked. It took me seven hours to fix all the issues the latest V5 found in this script.

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Version Update 1.16

April 20, 2016

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Version 1.16 20-Apr-2016 Replaced Function SaveandCloseDocumentandShutdownWord with same function all the other scripts use You can always find the most current script by going to http://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/ Thanks Webster

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Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell V1.1

March 24, 2016

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I recently wrote about Finding the Average Group Policy Processing Time Using Microsoft PowerShell and have made a couple of changes to the script.

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Create or Update a Group Policy Using Settings From Another Group Policy Using Microsoft PowerShell

March 18, 2016

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Over the course of the past several months, I have had several projects where I needed to create, edit or fix group policies. A problem I ran into was I only needed a subset of the policy settings (Site to Zone Mappings, Microsoft Office settings). Another problem was corrupt group policies that would not backup. […]

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Troubleshooting Microsoft Group Policy Site to Zone Mapping Using Microsoft PowerShell

March 4, 2016

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One of the nice things about being an independent consultant is the new stuff learned while on projects. I learned some new information about Site to Zone Mapping I wanted to share with you.

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.15

February 8, 2016

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Version 1.15 8-Feb-2016 Change to using a domain controllers FQDN when using Test-Connection, WMI and Services Those were not working in multiple domain forests when DNS Suffixes were not used For the DCDNSInfo table, added a Site column Sort by Site, domain controller name Change table font to 9 point to prevent wrapping of text […]

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Script Updates Coming

February 8, 2016

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It is amazing what I learn about my scripts when I do projects for customers who use the various documentation scripts on an almost daily basis. I will be adding two feature requests to all the scripts I manage and about six new scripts coming this week: specify an optional output folder for the output […]

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.13

November 25, 2015

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Help text was updated to state that Remote Server Administration Tools are required if running the script from a non-domain controller. Help text was updated to give download links for RSAT for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. ReadMe file was updated for RSAT for Windows 10. Help text and Readme […]

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Documentation Scripts Updated for Word 2016 Support

October 5, 2015

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The following scripts have been updated to add support for Word 2016 in all 11 supported languages. Active Directory DHCP Provisioning Services StoreFront (Client script update 7-Oct-2015) VMware vSphere XenApp 6 XenApp 6.5 XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x XenDesktop 5 In addition to these scripts, all the scripts currently in development have also been updated for Word 2016: […]

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Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update 1.11

July 8, 2015

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Minor update. Script did not properly handle multiple IP addresses when the -Hardware parameter was used. The Network Interfaces table was reworked to handle NICs with multiple IPv4 and IPv6 addresses. Help text was updated to state that the CompanyName, CoverPage and UserName parameters are only valid when using MSWord or PDF output options. Help text […]

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Inside Webster’s Lab: Creating Active Directory Organizational Units, Users, Groups and Computers Using PowerShell

January 1, 2015

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OK, I heard from enough of you that wanted me to do this in PowerShell instead of my batch file. Here is the original article using built-in Windows utilities.  This article will show the original batch file converted to PowerShell.

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