Monday, June 10, 2013

Install Active Directory Module Remote Server Administration Windows 7 & 8

We will configure and run PS scripts to manage Active Directory on Win 07 or Win 08 administrator machine and Our Active directory contains least one Win08 R2 domain controller.

Download install proper update for your management computer.

  • Install KB28972 ( win08 X64)
  • Install 7887 ( Win07 X64)

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Remote Server Administration Tools > Role Administration Tools > AD DS and AD LDS Tools > Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell

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Now we would like to add the PS command into our Profile

Import-Module ActiveDirectory

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Open your PS profile

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If you do not have one create with this PS command

New-Item -path $profile -type file –force

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Copy and paste this PS code in there and save it

$Shell = $Host.UI.RawUI
$Shell.WindowTitle=”E15 PowerWay”
$Shell.BackgroundColor=”Black”
$Shell.ForegroundColor=”White”
$size = $Shell.WindowSize
$size.width=125
$size.height=50
$Shell.WindowSize = $size
$size.width=110
$size.height=300
Import-Module ActiveDirectory
Set-Location C:\admin\Scripts

Adjust the colors and the script folder location based on your preference.

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Now we are ready to use AD Module to manage active directory. to see all available cmdlets by typing get-command

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Resource:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee617195.aspx

Respectfully,
Oz Casey, Dedeal ( MVP north America)
MCITP (EMA), MCITP (SA)
MCSE 2003, M+, S+, MCDST
Security+, Project +, Server +
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3 comments:

daniell marco said...

working!! cheers mate

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Hoyt Velasquez said...

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