Adding Active Directory users to a group by Display Name with PowerShell

21 08 2011

There are a number of ways to do this, including simply pasting the users’ display names into the Add Member box in Active Directory Users & Computers and clicking through the errors by hand. If you’re like me, and don’t like having to deal with things like this manually, then PowerShell is the way to go. Read the rest of this entry »


FIX: “The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship”

2 03 2011

I’ve seen a lot of solutions, or suggestions rather, with regard to the error in the title of this post.  In my experience, the problem can almost always be resolved without extra domain add/removes and reboots, which is the most prevalent solution I have seen around.  Usually, this issue is due to a mismatch between attributes of the computer account in Active Directory and those values on the system itself.  Here are the steps I take to fix this issue when it crops up: Read the rest of this entry »