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SHD – Disable User

My last blog was about how to find the disabled user OU. Now we will go over how I disable users and move them around to the disabled OU. The next blog will combine all this together and remove inactive accounts that are within a set OU. Let’s rock this! First first step is to…

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SHD – Find Disabled OU

Have you ever started in a company and there was no documentation? The disabled OU isn’t named “Disabled Users” and things are just what the heck? This powershell script will help find that disabled user OU. Believe it or not, it’s a one liner. Lets tare this bad boy apart. First we have a Get-Aduser…

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SHD – Set Those Speakers

I hate it when someone calls and says they can’t hear their video while on a terminal server. 99% of the time is because the sound is muted on the local computer. Believe it or not, this is very simple to solve. We do this by using wscript.shell. We first start by making the object…

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SHD – Set Mac Structure

I hate it when you get a mac address that’s not in the right format. Last week I got the mac address XX-XX-XX-XX when I needed to input it as XX:XX:XX:XX. So aggravating. So, here comes PowerShell to help. First, let’s validate the mac address. Second, let’s change out the pattern, and finally, we display…