Although it is pretty easy to get the list of AD cmdlets using Powershell, many of you might be looking for a high level view of cmdlets classified by AD administrative scenarios and tasks. So here it goes…
The current set of AD Powershell cmdlets can be classified into four broad categories:
In the account management set we have cmdlets that –
In the topology management set we have cmdlets that –
In the directory object management set we have cmdlets that –
In the Provider cmdlets set we have cmdlets that enables file-system like browsing capabilities in Active Directory PSDrive.
Click below for a table that shows various cmdlets available in each set. It should also serve as a quick reference card on your office desk :)
--Swaminathan Pattabiraman [MSFT]Developer – Active Directory Powershell Team