Presentation Links: Free Active Directory Tools and Tips

WebAD is presenting today at the 17th Annual Technology Planning Conference for Region 10 of the Texas Education Service Center (ESC) in Richardson, Texas. The presentation highlights free tools and technologies that can help K-12 school districts manage their Active Directory environment, especially the automated creation, moving and deletion of student user accounts. Check out the notes below for additional resources for managing AD.

Active Directory Lifecycle Management: A practical guide to automating maintenance of your Active Directory environment

 Learn how to use free tools and technologies for common Active Directory management tasks. Automate account creation, bulk data updates and account deletion to synchronize AD data with your Student Information System. Employ free tools and technologies including CSVDE, LDIFDE and PowerShell to ease the burden of administration on your technology shop.

Tools

Introduction to CSVDE and LDIFDE

http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/Logon/CSVDE_LDIFDE.htm

Introduction to CSVDE

http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/Logon/Logon_CSVDE.htm

Ldifde

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731033(v=ws.10).asp

Csvde

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732101(v=ws.10).asp

Dsmod

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732406(WS.10).aspx

Active Directory Explorer v1.42

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb96390

ADSI Edit (adsiedit.msc)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc773354(WS.10).aspx

Ldp Overview

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc772839(WS.10).aspx

Using Ldp.exe to Find Data in the Active Directory

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/224543

Windows Server 2003 – LDP Support Tool Utility

http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/w2k3/utilities/ldp.htm

LDP.exe | Query Active Directory Tool

http://activedirectorytools.net/ldp-exe-query-active-directory-tool

PowerShell downloads

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/dd772288

Scripting for Active Directory

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/dd793613.aspx

PowerShell Scripting Tools

Welcome to PowerGUI.org – a free community for PowerGUI, a graphical user interface and script editor for Microsoft Windows PowerShell!

http://powergui.org/index.jspa

Introducing the Windows PowerShell ISE

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd315244.aspx

Procedures

Using LDIFDE to import and export directory objects to Active Directory

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/237677

How to use Csvde to import contacts and user objects into Active Directory

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327620

Step-by-Step Guide to Bulk Import and Export to Active Directory

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727091.aspx

Resources

Windows PowerShell Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/powershell/

Windows PowerShell Owner’s Manual

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scriptcenter/ee221100

PowerShell Scripts, Tips, Expert Advice & Training, Forums, and Resources

http://powershell.com/cs/

PowerShell Pro!

Tutorials and educational resources like a script library, esp. for AD management.

http://www.powershellpro.com/

General AD

LDAP Query Basics

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa996205(EXCHG.65).aspx

Search Filter Syntax

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa746475(v=vs.85).aspx

Binding to Active Directory Domain Services

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa772152.aspx

LDAP ADsPath

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa746384.aspx

Active Directory

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_Directory

About Active Directory Domain Services

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa772142(v=VS.85).aspx

Active Directory

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb742424.aspx

Active Directory Administrative Center: Getting Started

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd560651(WS.10).aspx

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