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Export distribution from AD to Excel (nested groups)

Posted on 2006-11-14
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Using this as a guide:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Visual_Basic/Q_21311589.html

Works great!

I need to be able to export distribution list members from a distribution list that contains other distribution lists.

How do I modify the script to get to drill down into the nested group and return the members?
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Question by:trarthur
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Try this modified version.

Dim objGroup, objExcel, objSheet, iRow, objMemberPath, objMember
Set objGroup = GetObject("LDAP://CN=myDistList,ou=Messaging,dc=myDomain,dc=com")

Set objExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
With objExcel
  .SheetsInNewWorkbook = 1
  .Workbooks.Add
  .Visible = True
  Set objSheet = .Worksheets.Item(1)
  .Worksheets.Item(1).Name = mid(objGroup.Name, instr(1,objGroup.Name,"=") + 1 ) 'set Worksheet name to that of the DL
  irow=1

 For Each objMemberPath in objGroup.Members
    Set objMember = GetObject(objMemberPath.ADsPath)
    If objMember.Class = "group" Then
        ProcessGroup objMember
    Else
        objSheet.Cells(iRow,1) = objMember.ADsPath
        irow=irow + 1
    End If
 Next
 .Columns(1).entirecolumn.autofit
End With

objExcel.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs "C:\eeTesting\Group Members.xls"
Set objSheet = Nothing
Set objExcel = Nothing
Set objGroup = Nothing  
Set objMember = Nothing
Set objMemberPath = Nothing
WScript.Quit


Sub ProcessGroup(objGroup)
    Dim objMemberPath, objMember
    For Each objMemberPath In objGroup.Members
        Set objMember = GetObject(objMemberPath.ADsPath)
        If objMember.Class = "group" Then
            ProcessGroup objMember
        Else
            objSheet.Cells(iRow,1) = objMember.ADsPath
            irow=irow + 1
        End If
    Next
    Set objMemberPath = Nothing
    Set objMember = Nothing
End Sub
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Recommend accepting my initial post.
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