How to Get all Active Directory Users Created in the Last 24 Hours using PowerShell

You may require in some cases to check an active directory for newly created users so you can send them an email. You may also require to get newly added users for auditing or security purposes. You can get the active directory users created in last 24 hours by using this script. Feel free to change it for ... Read more

How to save command output to a file using PowerShell

PowerShell command to file

PowerShell is a command-line shell designed specifically for system administrators. It helps administrators manage and automate the administration of Windows operating systems and the apps that run on them. PowerShell provides the ability to save the output of commands you run in it to a file that you can later view, analyze, and share with ... Read more

How to Comment Out Code in PowerShell Script

PowerShell Code Commenting

This guide gives you an overview of code commenting options in PowerShell. Just like any other programming language, you can comment out code in a PowerShell script for documentation purposes. Single-line comments in PowerShell To comment out a single line, put '#' in the beginning: Multiline Comments in PowerShell To comment out multiple lines, put ... Read more

How to Get a List of Windows PowerShell Modules that can be Imported

Modules are collections of cmdlets that are stored in the path %WINDIR%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\. Get a List of Windows PowerShell Modules Now execute the following command to display the location of each directory where these modules are stored at your computer: write-host "$PSModulePath" You can get a list of all available modules on your Windows system by ... Read more

How to Append Data to a Text File Using PowerShell

PowerShell Append Text To File

You can use the PowerShell add-content cmdlet to append data to a text file. Here is an example of how to use the add-content PowerShell cmdlet to append text to a file on Windows. We'll also explain the command-line options that you can use. Powershell add-content example Step 1. Open PowerShell with elevated privileges Step 2. Execute ... Read more

PowerShell: How to Create an AD User in a Specific OU

You can create a Windows Active Directory (AD) user in a specific OU by using the -path parameter in 'New-ADuser' PowerShell command. The following example will create a user in the 'students' OU of the 'pel.com' Active Directory domain. New-ADUser -Name “Karim Buzdar" -GivenName Karim -Surname Buzdar -SamAccountName kbuzdar -UserPrincipalName kbuzdar@pel.com -path "OU=students, DC=pel, DC=com

How to Change Your IP Address in Windows Using PowerShell

Set IP address with PowerShell

You may know how to change the IP address via the GUI. It's pretty simple. Just go to Control Panel > Network and Internet, select the IPv4 properties and change the IP address. The whole process takes about a minute. But what if you have to do this on multiple systems and repeat all these ... Read more