What is User Lifecycle Management?

The current business environment includes fluctuating staff levels, including employees, contractors, and others who need access to applications, distribution lists, and other resources that need to be enabled and monitored. For IT departments this is not only challenging, but it can also be chaotic. As enterprises hire individuals, IT administrators need to create user accounts…

What is Deprovisioning?

Organizations are living entities with people joining, switching departments, changing roles, and leaving. Other contributors to this activity include third-party personnel, such as consultants, trainers, auditors, and contractors. All enjoy varying levels of access to a company’s systems, such as ERP, CRM, and HRM – just to name a few. And when they leave or…

Set-ADUser Cmdlet for Modifying Active Directory User Properties

Table Of Contents Users’ Attributes Management with ADUC Set-ADUser Cmdlet Set-ADUser Parameters Set-ADUser Examples Change the Office and State AD Attributes Change the Title Attribute Set the Manager Property Set Properties with “Set-ADUser Replace” Replace Multiple Attributes Update Attributes for Multiple Users Update Multiple Attributes for Users from a CSV Use Alternate Credentials Clear an…

Get ADUser Not Recognized in PowerShell

Table of Contents Error: Term ‘Get-ADUser’ is not Recognized Pre-Requisites: (Avoiding Error) Installing PowerShell on Windows 10 Installing PowerShell on Windows Server Importing Active Directory PowerShell Module Error: Get-ADUser Not Recognized Before you start to use Get-ADUser for Active Directory User Management, you need to first verify that you have all the pre-requisites installed otherwise…

User Management via Get-ADUser Powershell Cmdlet

User Management Guide via Get-ADUser Cmdlet The Get-AdUser command-let in PowerShell provides many parameters to find domain users. You can use the Identity parameters to look up the user name, provided you are already aware of it. Get-ADUser cmdlet is concerned with getting a specified user object or performing a search query to get multiple…

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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…

Imanami year in review

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…

active directory group attestation

And who should be responsible for it?

How is your Active Directory (AD) being managed? Do you have any orphaned groups (groups without owners)? Are there groups that have outlived their purpose? Do you have users that are members of groups and they no longer need to be part of these groups? An ongoing attestation of groups is key to answering these questions.   Group objects in your directories tend to…

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Automated User Provisioning & Deprovisioning in Active Directory 

In any organization, there are numerous users’ objects including employees, managers, and clients, in active directory and azure active directory, with certain attributes assigned to them within HR database. All these users need to have appropriate active directory permissions within organization’s identity and access management framework, to allowing employees access resources on the network, so they can do their jobs effectively. They cannot be held back by needing to request access each time…