Active Directory is one of the areas where administrators spend the most time: Adding users, changing users, managing computer accounts, removing users, managing organizational units, and more. Learn to automate many of these common tasks using Windows PowerShell, and both the new Active Directory cmdlets in Windows Server 2008 R2 as well as third-party Active Directory cmdlets. You’ll learn from one of the world’s most popular and respected PowerShell trainers, Don Jones, and you’ll have full access to Don’s sample scripts to use as starting points in your own environment. No scripting experience is necessary!
With more than fifteen years of IT experience, Don Jones is one of the world’s leading experts on the Microsoft business technology platform. He’s the author of more than 35 books, including Windows PowerShell: TFM, Windows Administrator’s Scripting Toolkit, VBScript WMI and ADSI Unleashed, PHP-Nuke Garage, Special Edition Using Commerce Server 2002, Definitive Guide to SQL Server Performance Optimization, and many more. Don is a top-rated and in-demand speaker at conferences such as Microsoft TechEd, Windows Connections, and TechMentor, and is an accomplished IT journalist with features and monthly columns in Microsoft TechNet Magazine, Redmond Magazine, and on Web sites such as TechTarget and MCPMag.com. Don is also a multiple-year recipient of Microsoft’s prestigious Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award.