The good thing about PowerShell is that it can build from scratch your scripts, and you learn a lot in the process. But, there’s a lot of good third-party products, such as Quest PowerGUI, that can give you a productive series of Cmdlets. In this QuickBlog, I will show the long way (but still short) to get and update a User properties in Active Directory.
First, I will use PowerShell script with no additional third-party cmdlets. It’s a slightly longer route due to the fact that I want trap the individual ADSI Path for the User I’m going to change one of the property.
Using Quest Quest.ActiveRoles.ADManagement Snapins, here’s the shorter way. Wiith Quest AD Cmdlet, using the Set-QADuser to change AD Users properties:
Quest provide you with the ability to code less. As you can see, you can go different directions with PowerShell and there’s always a way to complete a task. Just don’t be afraid to try stuff in PowerShell because there’s always help available.