need assistance w/POSH script

hi, trying to get this script to export out the 'memberOf' list for user in the target OU's. for some reason, it will not export out the groups the users are a member of.

/code attached.

thx in advance
Get-QADUser -SearchRoot 'ou=accounts,dc=domain,dc=com' -ldapfilter '(sAMAccountName=*)' | select name,memberOf,description | Export-Csv grpresults.csv

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soostibiCommented:
What is the in the CSV? Nothing? Or just the MemberOf column is empty?
siber1Author Commented:
hi, the memberOf column shows: 'system.String[ ]' when i run that command.
nordtorpCommented:
This is because memberOf is a multi-valued property. Try this instead:

Get-QADUser -SearchRoot 'ou=accounts,dc=domain,dc=com' -ldapfilter '(sAMAccountName=*)' | select -expandProperty memberOf | Export-Csv grpresults.csv

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siber1Author Commented:
thx. when i run that command the .csv column is populated with numbers; 66 / 64 / 68 etc
however it does not display the memberOf groups.
nordtorpCommented:
I tried it myself, but didn't get that output. Try something like this instead:

Get-QADUser -SizeLimit 0 -SearchRoot 'domain.com/accounts' | select {$_.displayName;$_.description;$_.memberOf | %{$_}} | export-Csv gpresults.csv

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(I am aware of the brackets, not sure how to get rid of them)
siber1Author Commented:
Hi, thx..  that does list the memberOf, however it runs all fields together in the CSV.  
how can we format the display to separate out user / display name / memberOf [groupName format]

siber1Author Commented:
I may have found another way to accomplish this, can you tell me how to export this script out to a .CSV?

/see code attached
Get-QADGroup -SizeLimit 30 -SearchRoot 'mydomain.com/accounts' | ForEach-Object { $_ | Get-QADGroupMember | Select-Object -Property Name,Type,DN | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name GroupName -Value $_.Name -PassThru } | Format-Table -GroupBy GroupName | Export-Csv test.csv

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siber1Author Commented:
ah.. i found my error on that script . it is working now.

thx for the input!
Get-QADGroup -SizeLimit 30 -SearchRoot 'mydomain.com/accounts' | ForEach-Object { $_ | Get-QADGroupMember | Select-Object -Property Name,Type,DN | Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name GroupName -Value $_.Name -PassThru } | Export-Csv test.csv

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nordtorpCommented:
You have maybe already seen it, but your last script loops through all groups and selects all users in that list. You will therefore end up with many lines per user.
siber1Author Commented:
Hi nordtrop, yes if possible can you post an updated version of your script that separates the user / groupDN?

many thanks
soostibiCommented:
What about this?
It lists all users, as your first approach, and in each line it contains a group membership information.
In lines 5-8 (and of course you can insert additional lines here) you can adjust what information would you like to export. For user attributes use $user. prefix, for group attributes use $_. prefix.
Get-QADUser -SizeLimit 30 -SearchRoot 'mydomain.com/accounts' -ldapfilter '(sAMAccountName=*)' | %{
    $user = $_
    $user.memberof | Get-QADGroup |%{
        New-Object -TypeName PSObject -Property @{
            Name = $user.name
            UserDn = $user.dn
            GroupName = $_.name
            GroupDN = $_.dn
        }
    }
} | export-csv test.csv

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siber1Author Commented:
thanks soostibi, this script is ideal!
exactly what i was looking for
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