Copy all users from one group to another

Just because I always have to search for this script, and Always need to test the script to verify integrity, here’s the script that WORKS.
You only have to replace the value of $sourcegroup and $targetgroup.

Cheers!

 

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Resource x referenced in attribute displayName could not be found in RSOP

While troubleshooting some group policy issues, I encountered the following error during RSOP.msc (Resultant Set of Policies):

Resource ‘$(string.SUPPORTED_Vista_through_Win7)’ referenced in attribute displayName could not be found. File \*\sysvol\*\Policies\PreviousVersions.admx, line 11, column 111.

In Dutch:
Kan bron ‘$(string.SUPPORTED_Vista_through_Win7)’ waarnaar wordt verwezen in kenmerk displayName niet vinden. Bestand \*\sysvol\*\Policies\PreviousVersions.admx, regel 11, kolom 111

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Granting access rigths to local servers by using AD groups

A small project just came along. Access to Windows servers had to be restricted by user groups. Two types of users should be served: those needing admin rights, and those needing RDP permission. Management should be done from a central location (= Active Directory).

I wrote a simple script that does the following:

Harvest all Windows servers, filtered by name For each server, check whether Active Directory groups for permissions (Admin and RDP) already exist If so, do nothing If not
  • create the Active Directory Groups in the right OU
  • add the AD Groups to the local groups of the specific server. In my case: local group “Administrators” and local group “Remote Desktop Users”

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How to resolve SCCM Offline Servicing: Failed to apply one or more updates

I’ve been using the RTM-iso of Windows Server 2012 R2 for OS Deployment for a few years now. Everything was working fine, although the update installation part was getting time-consuming. I decided to slipstream all updates using the built-in Offline Servicing feature in SCCM. However, I ran into the error “Failed to apply one or more updates”.

SCCM_Offline_Servicing_Failed_to_Apply_One_or_More_updates

To troubleshoot this issue, we examined OfflineServicingMgr.log (located on your Site Server in the System Center Configuration Manager install directory):

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