Get Lock Out Info From DC

Have you ever had trouble getting lockout information for a single user? The DCs have the logs, but getting them can be tough. The core idea is to use the Get-Winevent command to gather the logs needed. Doing…

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Access PDQ Info with Powershell

You read that right, access PDQ information with PowerShell. You will need the PS SQL Lite module first. This module will allow you to access the SQL lite server. The second thing you will need is a Powershell…

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Mitel Director NCC logs

One of the things that have helped me throughout my struggles with Mitel/Shoretel is the NCC logs inside the shoreline data folder. These logs can be hard to read, and very aggravating. Let’s look at a log example.…

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Local Site Found by a Universal device

We have multiple locations with backup hosted sites. These sites are designed to allow the end-user to access the information they need when the network is down. They are set up with a local database and some basic…

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Password Notifications

I wanted to share a little script that has changed the world at my current company. It’s a simple password email notification script. What it does is grabs the users’ whos passwords about to expire. Then it emails…

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SHD – Disable Inactive Users

Now we have a way to find the disable OU, and to disable a user, now it’s time to disable old accounts. We do this by targeting the Last Logon dates. Word of warning before we continue. When…

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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…

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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…

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