Active Directory and PowerShell for Jobseekers

Mariusz Wróbel

SKU: 9789355515865


ISBN: 9789355515872
eISBN: 9789355515865
Authors: Mariusz Wróbel
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 474
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

“Active Directory and PowerShell for Jobseekers” takes you by the hand, and equips you with essential skills sought after by employers in today's IT landscape.

This book walks you through every step of the Active Directory lifecycle, covering design, deployment, configuration, and management. Automation using PowerShell is emphasized, helping you learn how to automate processes with scripts. It begins with Active Directory management, creating a development environment in Azure. In the next stage you get a thorough overview of environment creation, configuration, monitoring, security settings and recovery. With examples presented through both manual steps and automated PowerShell scripts, this book allows readers to choose their preferred method for learning PowerShell automation. Additionally, it also introduces DevOps tools for cloud infrastructure, covering update management, monitoring, security, and automation resources. 

By the end of this book, you'll be confident and prepared to tackle real-world Active Directory challenges. You will also be able to impress potential employers with your in-demand skills and launch your career as a sought-after IT security specialist. 


  • Understand Active Directory design and architecture.
  • Deploy AD test environment in Azure and implement it using PowerShell.
  • Manage the AD environment in a secure way and automate management using DevOps and PowerShell.


  • Learn about building the AD test environment in Azure.
  • Configure Windows Servers to become AD domain controllers including DNS.
  • Configure Active Directory to support network topology and customers’ needs.
  • Secure and automate infrastructure management.
  • Get familiar with interview questions that are related to the AD and PowerShell related jobs market.


This book is for junior system administrators or students who would like to learn about Active Directory or for readers who want to become Active Directory engineers. 

  1. Introduction
  2. Setting up the Development Environment
  3. Active Directory Environment Creation
  4. Active Directory Environment Configuration
  5. Active Directory User Management
  6. Active Directory Group Management
  7. Active Directory Security Management
  8. Monitor Active Directory
  9. Active Directory Disaster Recovery
  10. Manage Windows Server Using PowerShell
  11. Securing PowerShell for AD Management
  12. PowerShell DSC for AD Configuration Management
  13. Interview Questions
Marius Wróbel has 13 years of experience in IT, which includes 12 years of Active Directory experience as well. He began his career in smaller companies in Poland and later transitioned to larger organizations with offices and clients worldwide. Always prioritizing workload automation, he has been involved in numerous migration and integration projects that required strong scripting skills. Learning from experienced colleagues, he became a Security Engineer and transitioned into Active Directory and Security DevOps, upon joining one of the leading European cloud providers.

Now, as the owner of his own consulting company, he serves both domestic and international customers, focusing primarily on Cloud identity solutions that include Azure AD and Active Directory. Mariusz holds the position of Lead Directory Services Engineer at Adecco. He is also a graduate of Wroclaw University of Technology, having completed both a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Computer Engineering. Meanwhile, he has successfully obtained many Microsoft certifications in Azure and Security and Identity technologies.

You may also like

Recently viewed