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VBScript Query OU for Computer OS and Last User to Login

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I have script that currently queries a specific OU for the computer name, Operating System, Owner, and the date it was added.

I also need to find out the the user ID of the last person to login. I just haven't been able to find a listing for the attribute. (Assuming the method I've implemented will work in this case.)

If  it's not possible to get the last logged in user, a list of user profiles that exist on the computer might work as well. Subroutine listed below.

Thanks in advance!!
Function DoRecursive(strObjectDN)
  
'Set oneLevelOU= GetObject("LDAP://" & strObjectDN)
Set objOU = GetObject("LDAP://" & strObjectDN)
objOU.Filter = Array("Computer")

Set objUser = GetObject("LDAP://" & strObjectDN)	
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

For Each objComputer In objOU
Set objNtSecurityDescriptor = objComputer.Get("ntSecurityDescriptor")	
 
    Excel.Cells(counter,1).Value = objComputer.CN
    Excel.Cells(counter,2).Value = objComputer.OperatingSystem
    Excel.Cells(counter,3).Value = objNtSecurityDescriptor.owner
    Excel.Cells(counter,4).Value = objComputer.whenCreated
    'Excel.Cells(counter,5).Value = objComputer.LastUserToLogin **need this attribute **
    counter =counter +1    

Next
End Function

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Hi, there is no AD attribute for that (unless a logon script were to write the username to, say, the Description, at logon), but you can use WMI to retrieve the last user to logon.

Regards,

Rob.
Function DoRecursive(strObjectDN)
  
'Set oneLevelOU= GetObject("LDAP://" & strObjectDN)
Set objOU = GetObject("LDAP://" & strObjectDN)
objOU.Filter = Array("Computer")

Set objUser = GetObject("LDAP://" & strObjectDN)	
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

For Each objComputer In objOU
Set objNtSecurityDescriptor = objComputer.Get("ntSecurityDescriptor")	
 
    Excel.Cells(counter,1).Value = objComputer.CN
    Excel.Cells(counter,2).Value = objComputer.OperatingSystem
    Excel.Cells(counter,3).Value = objNtSecurityDescriptor.owner
    Excel.Cells(counter,4).Value = objComputer.whenCreated
    Excel.Cells(counter,5).Value = GetLastUserToLogin
    counter =counter +1    

Next
End Function

Function GetLastUserToLogin(strComputer)
	If Ping(strComputer) = True Then
		strUserName = ""
		On Error Resume Next
		Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
		    & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
		Set colComputer = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
		    ("Select UserName from Win32_ComputerSystem")
		For Each objComputer in colComputer
			strUserName = objComputer.UserName
		Next
		If Err.Number <> 0 Then strUserName = "WMI ERROR"
		Err.Clear
		On Error GoTo 0
	Else
		strUserName = "OFFLINE"
	End If
	GetLastUserToLogin = strUserName
End Function

Function Ping(strComputer)
	Dim objShell, boolCode
	Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
	boolCode = objShell.Run("Ping -n 1 -w 300 " & strComputer, 0, True)
	If boolCode = 0 Then
		Ping = True
	Else
		Ping = False
	End If
End Function

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by:JB4375
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Rob,
Sorry for the delayed response it was a holiday weekend. Thanks for the help on this!!

JB
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by:JB4375
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Rob,
Just one issue: I'm getting VBScript Runtime error: Object doesn not support this property or method: 'objComputer.GetLastUserToLogin.
I've declared ObjWMIService, objComputer, colComputer, strComputer as well.
 
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by:JB4375
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Scratch that..... realized my mistake.
Changed line 17 from objComputer.Get LastUserToLogin to:
Excel.Cells(counter,5).Value = GetLastUserToLogin

Now the error is:  Wrong number of arguments or invalid property assignment: 'GetLastUserToLogin'.
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Hi JB, looks like it's been resolved in your related question.  Good to see.

Rob.
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Yessir!!
Thanks for checking back,
JB
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