Windows Server

How To Reset Passwords of Users from Multiple Domains using PowerShell

If you have ever worked as Windows Administrator in multi-domain environment, you would know the pain of switching to different domain controllers for resetting user’s passwords. Normal tactic which Admins employ is taking RDP of domain controller of respective domain and use Active Directory Users and Computers console to reset passwords of users in that domain. However, this process takes time and becomes hectic if …

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How to Add a Group to Local Administrators via Group Policy

This tutorial shows you how to add specific users to local Administrators group via Group Policy. This is very useful when you need to provide specific users Admin access on domain computers without providing them Domain Admin rights. There are two ways for achieving this: Adding users to local Administrators group via modifying members of Administrators group. This method overwrites the existing members of Administrators …

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How To Create Bulk Users in Active Directory Using Powershell | Windows Server 2012 R2

If you are an Active Directory admin in your organization, then you hold the responsibility of creating AD accounts for the employees joining the organization. Creating AD accounts is easy if you have to create only a few accounts a day. But in the big organizations, the number of people joining per day may be higher. You don’t want to spend your whole day creating …

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How To Rename Local Admin Account and Change It’s Password Using GPO | Server 2012

This step-by-step tutorial explains how to change the administrator account name and password on client machines by using Group Policy in Windows Server 2012. This may be useful if you want to change the name of the administrator or guest user accounts to minimize the chance of misuse of these accounts. In this tutorial, we will be using two Group Policy Objects each for Renaming Administrator …

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