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SCO 2012: Get Active Directory Group members using Get User Activity

  First when I looked in the set of activities, i was surprised that no “Get Group Members” activity exist. After a little playing around i discovered that “Get User” is the activity to use. And i have been using this activity since then.   It is pretty simple to setup.   1. Select a […]

Category: Orchestrator / Opalis, System Center Orchestrator 2012  |  10 Comments

Installing a Domain Controller on Windows Server 2012 R2 Core

In my previous post I showed how you can install Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server Core and in this post I´m going to show how you can add an additional Domain Controller to your environment because best practice recommends that you have at least two of them. To add an additional Domain Controller […]

Category: Powershell, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Core  |  2 Comments

Installing Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2012 R2 Core

Installing Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server Core is really easy. You only need to run 8 commands and your Domain Controller is ready. These steps are: 1. Rename the server 2. Set the IP and DNS address 3. Install Active Directory Domain Services Server Role 4. Promote the server to a Domain Controller […]

Category: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Core  |  10 Comments

PowerShell: Using PS Accelerators and Types + Get full list of PS Accelerators!

How to use PowerShell Accelerators, and how to get a complete list of them!

Category: Powershell, Scripting  |  2 Comments

System Center Orchestrator 2012: Active Directory IP – Get User Activity – How to search for Distinguished name!

Cannot figure out how to search for a user via Distinguished name field in the active directory IP for SCORCH 2012?

Look no futher, here is the solution.

Category: Integration Packs, Orchestrator / Opalis, System Center Orchestrator 2012  |  6 Comments

PowerShell: Creating new users from CSV with password and enabled accounts or How to Pipe into multiple cmdlets

How to create users from a CSV file, set their password and enable them in one command.
This method shows you how to pipe the same output into multiple cmdlets by using the ForEach-Object Cmdlet.

Category: Powershell, Scripting  |  12 Comments

VBScript: Move computer object to another OU via Command line parameter

UPDATE: New improved script 0.0.3 uploaded. Thanks to Nico_ at Technet Forums! Hello everyone My collegue Michael Petersen, needed a script to move computers to another OU, after re-installing them via SCCM/ConfigMgr. He have written a blog post to show how to use it in a Task Sequence: http://blog.coretech.dk/mip/using-ts-variables-when-running-a-script-under-a-different-account/ therefore i developed this small script […]

Category: Scripting, VBScript  |  64 Comments

Checking if User is member of group including nested/sub groups!

Download: InsertComputerDescriptionIfInGroup1-2.zip (1.23 kB) I had a challenge today. Problem: My Customer needs to insert a specific text in the Computer description field on the local PC, if the user is member of a specific group. Challenges: The problem is that most of the user are not directly members of the group. but they are […]

Category: Scripting, VBScript  |  8 Comments