Repairing links in Excel documents

Another off-topic post today, because lately it’s all been migrations – Exchange migrations, data migrations, printer migrations…. I think I might have to rename this blog Miss Migrations! As part of an enourmous data migration involving server name and drive letter changes, I was tasked with repairing links in thousands of Excel spreadsheets. We trialled…

powershell: Retrieving data from Excel

Note June 2011: This post gets a lot of hits but is very old now. I haven’t revisited the powershell-Excel story since writing this post and it may well be a lot easier now. I would love nothing better than to do one ILM project after another, but it doesn’t always pan out like that, so now…

Updating AD attributes from an Excel spreadsheet

You don’t always have access to a proper IdM system. At the moment I’m at an organisation which still uses the old, manual ways of updating AD. I was asked if I knew an easy way to update the mobile phone numbers of a list of users, the data having been sent to Helpdesk in…