Stuart Squibb

UK-based It professional with over 25 years experience. My main areas of expertise cover the Microsoft “stack”, including Windows client and server, Exchange, SQL, System Center, Office, and Hyper-V. I can script in VBScript and PowerShell and have a particular interest in Windows deployment technologies (my first major deployment project was a network-based upgrade from Windows 3.11 to Windows 95). ITIL Foundation Level trained.

Master your LDAP Filters in PowerShell while Learning AD

One of the most common hangups when querying Active Directory with PowerShell is how to properly build filter syntax. The Filter and LDAP Filter parameters on all ActiveDirectory PowerShell module cmdlets is a black box to many.

Unlock AD Data Management with CSVDE and LDIFDE

Discover how to import, export, and modify AD data using CSVDE and LDIFDE command-line tools. Enhance your IT expertise and streamline your workflow.

PowerShell ValidateSet: Tab-Completion & Parameter Values

Discover PowerShell ValidateSet and its tab-completion feature for providing valid parameter values in your scripts.

PowerShell Environment Variables: A Deep Dive

Learn about Windows environment variables and how to manipulate PowerShell environment variables effectively.

Fix 'An Active Directory Domain Controller Could Not Be Contacted'

Resolve the 'An Active Directory Domain Controller Could Not Be Contacted' error once and for all.

Managing AD Groups with Get-ADGroup and More

Master the Get-ADGroup cmdlet and other tools for efficient AD group management using PowerShell.

Import PowerShell Active Directory Module: Step-by-Step Guide

Install and import the PowerShell Active Directory module on all Windows versions with ease.