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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

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Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
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Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

Reviewing events with PowerShell

We also can use PowerShell commands to review event logs or filter events from local and remote computers without any additional service configurations. Get-EventLog is the primary cmdlet we can use for this task, as shown in the following example:

Get-EventLog -List

The previous command will list the details about the log files in your local system, including the log file name, max log file size, and number of entries.

Get-EventLog -LogName 'Directory Service' | fl

The previous command will list all the events under the Directory Service log file. We can also limit the number of events we need to list. As an example, if we only need to list the latest 5 events from the Directory Service log file, we can use the following command:

Get-EventLog -Newest 5 -LogName 'Directory Service'

We can further filter it down by listing events according to entry type, as shown in the following example:

Get-EventLog...
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