Get AD Group Members via Get-ADGroupMember Cmdlet

Using Active Directory groups, you may quickly assign permissions and applications to your users in Active Directory. But how can you get all members of a group? Group members within AD can be obtained by using the Get-ADGroup command-let with the “member” property, as shown below: Get-ADGroup -Identity VPN -Properties member | select-object -property member…

Active Directory Security Groups vs Distribution Groups

Active Directory is central to an organization’s security as it is the source behind authenticating users and authorizing user access to resources on the network. One of its many uses is to sort users into different groups based on their departments, job roles, and managers – in short, attributes that represent the access they require.…

Understanding Active Directory Security Groups

Active Directory Security Groups Best Practices

Have you ever wondered how different groups of people in an organization can access a different set of resources and information? How are some people eligible to execute certain processes in the IT team while others are privileged to use the CRM application? Security groups in Active Directory make this happen. Network administrators assign privileges…

7 Best Practices for Managing Active Directory Groups

Table Of Contents Why are Directory Groups Ignored? Security Insecurity Active Directory Group Management Best Practices #1: Always Know What You Have #2: Use Standards #3: Establish Group Ownership #4: Implement Change Accountability #5: Periodically Certify #6: Automate Group Processes #7: Delete Unnecessary Active Directory Groups Putting Best Practices into Practice Active Directory groups are…

Distribution Groups Management via Set-DistributionGroup

Active Directory Distribution Group A Distribution Group is a mail-enabled active directory group, that functions to send a message delivered to that group to multiple recipients’ inboxes who are a member of that group. We can manage some of the properties/permissions of distribution groups within Active Directory or using the Exchange Administration Center (Formerly Exchange…

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The Reality of Active Directory Group Management

Managing Active Directory groups is probably one of the simplest tasks you perform on a regular basis. It’s right up there with resetting a password. Because it takes little effort — and even less though — it can often be easily dismissed as a routine, unimportant task. Similarly, administrators must regularly clean up user accounts and objects…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses

More than half of the global workforce is working remotely and as the pandemic continues to threaten health, we are looking at a prolonged period of hybrid working – from home and office in different proportions. One year later… In March 2020, companies across the US abruptly shuttered their offices and instructed employees to work…

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Imanami: 2020 Year in Review

2020 will be remembered as the year that changed us all. Concepts such as lockdowns, mask mandates, and social distancing were unknown to most of us. Through all the uncertainty, 2020 had its positive moments as well. We were tested and pulled from many directions, yet when it mattered, we banded together and helped each other.  We gave…

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[How-to] implement seamless Group Governance while WFH

COVID-19 has disrupted the way many people around the world work. Instead of going into an office, attending a meeting, or shaking hands with a colleague, employees are online more than ever before.  One of the biggest changes we have been witnessing amid all this, is the need of working together, in newer ways. Such a change has triggered the need for many employees to opt for collaboration tools for group governance, enabling them to stay connected, remotely. This will…

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Active Directory Groups Management in Enterprise Hybrid Cloud

What is a Enterprise Hybrid Cloud? Enterprise Hybrid Cloud can have everything in cloud among the services, like Okta, Sail Point, ServiceNow, Active Directory & Azure AD taking to each other. For example, a Helpdesk Request can generate from Service Now for a new user onboarding that requires provisioning an account in Okta for Single-Sign…