ActiveRoles® Management Shell for Active Directory is an Active Directory-specific automation and scripting shell that provides a command-line management interface for administering directory data either via ActiveRoles or by directly accessing Active Directory domain controllers. ActiveRoles Management Shell is built on Microsoft Windows PowerShell technology. ActiveRoles Management Shell provides a command-line interface that enables automation of directory data-related administrative tasks. With ActiveRoles Management Shell, administrators can manage directory objects such as users and groups. Thus, they can create new users and groups, modify user properties, and add or remove members from groups.