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How to query a specific OU or container in AD^

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Hi Experts,

I need to list all computer in AD but our computer are not in the defaut OU or container. How can I query at the right place?
Computers are under \\Domain\Internal\Computers
' Connect to domain and retrieve distinguish name.
	Set objRoot = GetObject("LDAP://RootDSE") 
	Set objDomain = GetObject("LDAP://" & objRoot.Get("DefaultNamingContext")) 
	' Build Query to list only computer names from AD.
	strQuery = "Select Name From '" & objDomain.ADsPath & "' where objectClass='computer'"

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run "csvde" againt the domain controller...you will be able to get all the computer objects in .csv
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You can use the script from this article:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/resources/qanda/dec04/hey1207.mspx

Just comment out lines 21, 22, and 24 to return all computers in the domain.

To list all computers under an OU and its sub-OUs use this script:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/resources/qanda/oct05/hey1013.mspx

Change "user" to "computer" in line 15.
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