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Script to export all computers in an OU and Sub-OUs into text file

Posted on 2008-11-12
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hello Everyone!

I am wondering if it is possible to have a script that exports a list of all computers in an OU and any sub OUs into a text file and have each computer name on a separate line. I do not have the faintest idea on where to begin so any help would be great!

Question by:Joseph Moody
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Have you tried just right clicking on the OU and selecting Export List...?  You then can do a CTRL H and find Computer and leave Replace blank to remove it.  That should work for you.

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by:Joseph Moody
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Does that grab any computers in sub OUs?
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mkbean earned 2000 total points
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No it will not.  But I did just find this similar post that may help you.

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Download and install the Server Resource Kit and use DSQUERY

dsquery computer -o rdn -limit 0 "cn=computers,dc=vch,dc=ca">Machines.txt
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by:Joseph Moody
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That worked perfect (used the vbs solution)! Thanks!

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