Archive for December 4th, 2008

Episode 78 – Is this legal?

Podcast December 4th, 2008

Recorded: December 3, 2008
Your Host: Steve Murawski, Keith Albright, and Rich Niemeier
Show Length: 1:12:48

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Mapping Out Your Active Directory With PowerShell

Scripting December 4th, 2008

After being challenged by Jason on my previous script, I created the Get-ADMapObject script.

Running the script creates three functions:

  • Get-ADMapObject (which takes a string or array of strings of the AD object classes)
  • Get-ADObjectClassName (recurses through your Active Directory and returns the names of the object classes)
  • New-SourceTarget (to get the ADMapObjects into the format that Show-Netmap wants).

Before the script runs, it will check for the dependencies (Doug’s script and the NetMap dll’s) and advise you if there are any missing. I’d love some feedback!

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