August 18, 2009 08:00 ET

Idera Supports PowerShell for Microsoft Active Directory Management

30+ Free, Ready-to-Use PowerShell Scripts Available on Idera Website

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft PowerShell, today announced a pack of more than 30 free, ready-to-use PowerShell scripts for managing Active Directory. The scripts are available for download from Idera's website and will also be posted to, a premier PowerShell community website where users discuss PowerShell topics and share PowerShell knowledge and information.

The new scripts allow administrators to use Idera's PowerShellPlus™, a PowerShell IDE with script editor and debugger, to automate many tasks including creating and editing password policies, enabling and disabling users, groups and objects, and retrieving forest information.

"Active Directory serves as the backbone in many IT organizations. Whether using Idera's powerful PowerShellPlus product or the Windows PowerShell CLI, these new PowerShell scripts can instantly help IT administrators automate everyday management tasks without any customization requirements," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera.

About Idera's PowerShellPlus

PowerShellPlus is the most advanced Interactive Development Environment for PowerShell available today. Designed to help administrators and developers quickly learn and master Windows PowerShell, it also dramatically increases the productivity of expert users. PowerShellPlus features a powerful interactive console, an advanced script editor and debugger and a comprehensive interactive learning center all integrated into a single product.

About Idera

Idera provides tools for Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint and PowerShell management and administration. Our products provide solutions for performance monitoring, backup and recovery, security and auditing and PowerShell scripting. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera is a Microsoft Gold Partner and has over 5,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. PowerShellPlus and Idera are trademarks or registered trademarks of BBS Technologies, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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