Overview of JRButils for AD V10

v10 comprises 55 utilities for managing Active Directory, the file system and Windows environment. The programs are:

  • AdaccexpFor use in a login script to warn of impending account expiration
  • AdlencheckReports the length of file and directory names, can optionally shorten them
  • Adchkval For use in scripts and batch files to test if an attribute holds a particular value.
  • AdchkhomeChecks home directories are set correctly
  • AdchrcheckChecks files and directories for unusual characters in names
  • AdcreateCreates users, groups and other objects, creates user´s home folders
  • AddelattrDeletes attributes from objects
  • AddeleteDeletes objects, and home directories for users
  • AddelhomeDeletes the contents of home directories
  • AdextcheckSummarizes files by extension and number
  • AdfsrightsDisplays the effective rights of objects to files and directories
  • AdfsupdateCopies, deletes, renames and sets attributes for files and directories
  • AdgetdirquotaDisplays directory quotas and associated values on W2008
  • AdgetobjsecDisplays all or any components of an object's security descriptor
  • AdgetvolquotaDisplays disk quotas, warning thresholds, space used and available
  • AdgetrestDisplays account restrictions
  • AdgetvalDisplays values for selected or for all attributes, for any object class
  • AdgroupsA GUI tool combining the features of adgrpadd, adgrpdel and adgrplist
  • AdgrpaddAdds members to groups
  • AdgrpdelRemoves members from groups
  • AdgrplistDisplays the membership of one or more groups
  • AdgrpmembDetects group membership in batch files and scripts
  • AdhomeMaps the current drive or a designated drive to a user´s home directory
  • AdhomedirsA GUI tool for managing home directories
  • AdimportA powerful tool for mass user creation, updating and deletion
  • AdjrbpassA GUI tool for changing individual passwords
  • AdlencheckReports the length of file and directory names, can optionallyshorten them
  • AdlistLists selected objects by name and class, finds duplicate names
  • AdlookupLocates users by name or attribute value, displays selected attributes
  • AdmakemembManages group memberships for users, contacts and computers
  • AdmoveMoves objects from one container to another
  • AdmovedirMoves files and directories within the same volume
  • AdmovehomeMoves home directories from one location to another
  • AdobjsecA GUI tool for managing object security descriptors
  • AdopenfileDisplays files held open by network connections on Windows servers
  • AdprdelSelectively deletes print jobs from Windows printers
  • AdprjobsDisplays information on queued jobs for Windows printers
  • AdpsomgrAllows creating, removing, listing and modifying password settings objects
  • AdpwdexpFor use in a login script to warn users of impending password expiration
  • AdrenameRenames or changes the case of object names
  • AdrightsDisplays the rights of one object to another or to an attribute of the object.
  • AdschemaDisplays object and attribute schema definitions
  • AdsessionsDisplays details of open sessions on one or more Windows hosts.
  • AdsetobjsecModifies the security descriptor for objects in Active Directory.
  • AdsetdirquotaSets or modifies direcory quotas and their status on W2008
  • AdsethomeSets homeDirectory attributes and creates the home folders
  • AdsetownerSets ownership en masse for files and directories
  • AdsetpwdSets user passwords en masse, can verify passwords
  • AdsetvolquotaSets or modifies disk quotas and warning thresholds en masse
  • AdsetrestSets account restrictions en masse
  • AdsettrustSets access control entries for files and directories
  • AdsetvalSets a wide range of attribute values for any object class
  • AdspaceDisplays disk space information for a single user or directory
  • AdtrstlistDisplays access control entries for files and directories
  • AdusergrpsDisplays the groups which users or computers belong to
  • AdwhodiditDisplays file and directory information

The programs in JRButils for AD are provided without warranty of any kind. Although, every effort has been made to ensure that the programs are bug free and perform as described, neither the author nor JRB Software Limited accept any liability whatsoever for any damages including lost profits or revenue, or any other consequential damages resulting from the use of these programs comprising JRButils. Any action brought against the author or JRB Software Limited will be under the jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.

Please report any problems. Suggestions for enhancements and new features are always welcome.