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Tech Short: PowerShell to list users in AD security group

You want to get a list of users who exist as members of a AD (Active Directory) security group. Here are some quick steps on accomplishing this task. Lets begin: Open PowerShell or PowerShell ISE Type Import-Module ActiveDirectory Followed by Get-ADGroupMember -identity “Group Name” | select name | Out-GridView Import-Module ActiveDirectory Get-ADGroupMember -identity “Name of Group” | select name […]

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Tech Short: Use Dsquery tool to manage group memberships On-Prem to Office 365

  I had mentioned in a previous post about the inability to self service groups. Problem: on-premises distribution group is synced to a Microsoft Office 365 organization through Active Directory synchronization, migrated users who are owners of the distribution group can’t manage it in Microsoft Exchange Online Solution: Use the Exchange Tools (But we no longer […]

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Tech Short: Use Windows Management Instrumentation Command to List Windows Updates

To list the updates that have been installed on a Windows 8.1 or Windows 2012 Server simply issue the following command in a command prompt window wmic qfe get hotfixid That’s it

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Tech Short: Ubuntu Server System Information on login

If you have run Ubuntu Server you may have noticed that each time you log into your system via SSH system information  status are displayed. I have wondered this for a while now and tonight I found out. The command to reproduce this information is landscape-sysinfo This command is run from /etc/update-motd.d/50-landscape-sysinfo and exists when […]

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Tech Short: What is my Lync 2010 Server Version?

So you are looking to upgrade; or at best update to a CU and well the first question in your mind is; what version of Lync am I running. This info can be obtained by the Lync Server Management Shell   Run the following command: Get-CsServerVersion and you now have your server version As always, […]