When you you create a new Active Directory user via PowerShell with the New-ADUser cmdlet, you might receive an “Access is Denied” error even if your user account has sufficient permissions to perform this operation.
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you want to do a port test from a Windows server to another machine only to find that the Telnet client was not installed?
As from PowerShell 4 (Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2) you now have the cmdlet Test-NetConnection which provides you with that functionality.
After installing the IP Address Management (IPAM) Server feature on Windows Server 2012 R2, at the end of the wizard to provision IPAM, you might receive the error: “Provisioning IPAM has failed. Check inner exception for more details. Some or all identity references could not be translated.”.
When you sign in to your Windows computer, it might occur that your normal desktop and settings do not appear, and you see a default profile. In this quick tip we will cover the symptoms, possible causes and solutions for this issue.
In this quicktip we will demonstrate how to make a PowerShell module available on a computer by importing it from another computer where the module is already installed.
How to fix “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” with PowerShell
When you attempt to login to a Windows computer and get the message “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed”, it usually means the computer’s machine account password does not match anymore with the one in the Active Directory database.