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 environmentLearn 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.
Introduction to CSVDE and LDIFDE
Introduction to CSVDE
Active Directory Explorer v1.42
ADSI Edit (adsiedit.msc)
Using Ldp.exe to Find Data in the Active Directory
Windows Server 2003 – LDP Support Tool Utility
Scripting for Active Directory
PowerShell Scripting Tools
Welcome to PowerGUI.org – a free community for PowerGUI, a graphical user interface and script editor for Microsoft Windows PowerShell!
Introducing the Windows PowerShell ISE
Using LDIFDE to import and export directory objects to Active Directory
How to use Csvde to import contacts and user objects into Active Directory
Step-by-Step Guide to Bulk Import and Export to Active Directory
Windows PowerShell Owner’s Manual
PowerShell Scripts, Tips, Expert Advice & Training, Forums, and Resources
Tutorials and educational resources like a script library, esp. for AD management.