Is your Active Directory security relying on a single check-box?

Don’t trust your Active Directory Security to a single check-box! Trusting the disable check box in Active Directory is risky if additional steps are not taken to ensure the the user account will not be re-enabled with unintended (possibly disastrous) consequences. Often the best practice steps are overlooked or not followed because of the additional [...]

Cross-Platform PowerShell Core 6.0 Released

A More Powerful Shell As of January 10, PowerShell Core 6.0 is now available for general use in production environments. Not only is this version cross-platform, available for Windows, Linux, macOS, and a variety of less common OSes, but is also not even tied to Windows in particular, having been developed on the open source .NET Core platform. A comprehensive analysis by Kurt Mackie goes [...]

10 signs an Active Directory Management Tool is a Dinosaur!

Existing Active Directory tools were created more than ten years ago – before AD hybrid became a mission critical enterprise requirement. Vendors made things worse by failing to improve and evolve their products turning them into big, unwieldy and expensive dinosaurs headed for extinction. Customers know replacing a tool takes work, but the rewards can be astonishing. Updating enterprise AD Management tools [...]

Exchange 2016 Active Directory schema changes

Exchange 2016 Active Directory schema changes   Exchange Server 2016 adds several new schema changes to Active Directory. Classes, Attributes, Indexes, GC attributes and object IDs should be reviewed carfully to fully understand what will be changed in your Active Directory. Read more on TechNet about Exchange 2016 Active Directory schema changes here…  

How to Find Office 365 User Last Logon without Scripting

How to Find Office 365 User Last Logon without Scripting Point and click to create the report Get the Cayosoft Administrator Free Download then install and configure it on your workstation or server. This takes 15 minutes, but it only has to be done once. Open the Cayosoft Administrator console. Click Report on the toolbar. Select [...]

How to Find Windows 2003 Servers in Active Directory without Scripting

How to Find Windows 2003 Servers in Active Directory without Scripting Point and click to create the report Get the Cayosoft Administrator Free Download then install and configure it on your workstation or server. This takes 15 minutes, but it only has to be done once. Open the Cayosoft Administrator console. Click Report on the toolbar. [...]