• Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.15

    June 26, 2017

    Active Directory

    While working on a project with my PowerShell and AD mentor, Michael B. Smith, he needed some additions made to the script.  He also made a couple of other suggestions I implemented.

    #Version 2.15 released 26-Jun-2017

    • Added new parameter MaxDetails:
      • This is the same as using the following parameters:
        • DCDNSInfo
        • GPOInheritance
        • HardWare
        • IncludeUserInfo
        • Services
    • Fixed wrong loop variable for CA
    • Removed code that made sure all Parameters were set to default values if for some reason they did exist or values were $Null
    • Reordered the parameters in the help text and parameter list so they match and are grouped better
    • Replaced _SetDocumentProperty function with Jim Moyle’s Set-DocumentProperty function
    • Updated Function ProcessScriptEnd for the new Cover Page properties and Parameters
    • Updated Function ShowScriptOptions for the new Cover Page properties and Parameters
    • Updated Function UpdateDocumentProperties for the new Cover Page properties and Parameters
    • Updated help text

    If you are running domain controllers on Windows Server 2016, make sure you update RSAT installed on the computer running the script.

    You can always find the most current script by going to https://carlwebster.com/where-to-get-copies-of-the-documentation-scripts/



    About Carl Webster

    Webster is a Sr. Solutions Architect for Choice Solutions, LLC and specializes in Citrix, Active Directory and Technical Documentation. Webster has been working with Citrix products for many years starting with Multi-User OS/2 in 1990.

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    2 Responses to “Microsoft Active Directory Documentation Script Update Version 2.15”

    1. Rui Santos Says:

      Hi Carl

      Thanks for your script, it’s been very useful to document customer environments.
      There’s an idea I’ve been thinking about, would it be possible to run it from a computer non domain joined against a specific forest/domain?
      I went through your code but was unable to find anyway to introduce the credentials used to start the script with. The reason why is simple, sometimes it is difficult to have a PC with Office client installed on customers environment.

      Share your thoughts and keep up your good work!



      • Carl Webster Says:

        You have NEVER needed Word to run the AD doc script. The script has generated HTML output since day 1.

        I will look at what it will take to add credentials as parameters.



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