Archives For Active Directory

File Permissions Check BETA

November 24, 2014 — 2 Comments

In most cases IT administrators set permissions on folders and then all files within simply inherit permissions from their parent folder. However, sometimes files might unintentionally have inheritance disabled or they might have additional permissions on top of the inherited permissions that should not be there (this can be caused by files being moved rather than copied). So this tool has been developed to help easily locate files that are either not inheriting permissions or do not have identical permissions to their parent folder.

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I’m often asked if I can include attributes from a user’s Terminal Services Profile tab in their AD properties in AD Info and AD Tidy, but for whatever reason MS decided to store these attributes in a very strange format so it is not easy. I’ve finally spent some time on it and got something working now and thought I would share my results (and frustration) with the rest of the community in case it helps anyone else out.

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As mentioned in a previous post, I’m currently working on an Active Directory permissions reporting tool and I just wanted to get some feedback from you guys on which features you’d like me to make a priority for the first release.

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A video I made today explaining how GPO loopback processing works in detail and some things you need to be aware of when considering to use it.

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I’m considering making a tool for tracking/auditing user logons, as this is something people often ask me to make, but there’s one thing I want to get your opinions on first.

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AD Info 1.7 Released

May 9, 2013 — 1 Comment

The latest version of my AD reporting tool, which now includes command line support and email support, is now available.

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