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Active Directory Reports on Distribution/Security Groups

Posted on 2009-04-02
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What is the best method to find out how many (With the name) distribution and security groups we have within Active Directory.

I was thinking a query, but wouldn't know what to write for the code.

Ideally I would like a CSV file with a table that includes both Security and Distribution Groups, and then I can sit down and see which ones are not needed.

Any help, and suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
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Why not just do it the easy way. In the AD users and computers you can run this query.
(&(objectCategory=group)(name=*))

Basically any group where a name is present it will find. It will display like below and then you can export the list.
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Top man!!
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