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Summary: Learn how to query Active Directory via Windows PowerShell.
Can you name five ways to query Active Directory from within Windows PowerShell?
I like to use Quest's Active Directory commandlets.
The ADO bits are excellent. We don't ever seem to use them. They can actually create a recordset that can be sorted and bulfk loaded into a database,
This was a good PowerTip.
@Brian Finn lots of people use the Quest AD cmdlets. They were the first ones out there with cmdlets and filled a real need.
@JRV yes, I still use ADO from time to time. Especially on systems where they have a strong VBScript background, and no .NET experience.
There is no Get-ADOObject cmdlet from ActiveDirectory Module. The name of the cmdlet should be:
@Yanan Wang you are right. I fat fingered it (Word does not have tab expansion unfortunately). I have updated the article. Thanks for catching this.
Can you give a few examples for making ADODB objects in Powershell to connect to AD?
How to Query Active Directory Objects