Tag Archives: xml

Collect user and group SIDs and names from Active Directory

Ever found yourself looking through the Access Control List of a file/folder/share and mixed in along with the group names (hopefully not user names!) you see some SIDs? These look something like S-1-5-21-0123456789-0123456789-0123456789-0123. These are the Security IDs of deleted … Continue reading

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PowerShell script to update RDMS server list

Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012 is great in many ways, but it has some serious flaws. One of these is the pretty terrible so-called Remote Desktop Management Server concept. This is actually just some functionality built into Server … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Working with XML

PowerShell seems to have two built-in ways of dealing with XML: Clixml The first is to use the Export-Clixml and Import-Clixml cmdlets. These are an easy way to save and load PowerShell objects for later use. For example, if you have … Continue reading

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