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List Service Accounts on Services.

Dear All,

I need your help, I would like to list all Service Accounts used on Services, but we have to ignore the Services that use "LocalSystem - Local Service - Network Service"

I would like to see "Service Name" & "Service Account" for each service in Excel file if is possible.

e.g.

I would like to specify mutiple computers, because I have to gather all service accounts used.


Thanks in advance,
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Gonzalo Becerra
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Felix LevenSenior System and DatabaseadministratorCommented:
gwmi win32_service | where {($_.startname -ne "LocalSystem") -and ($_.startname -ne "networkservice") } | select name, startname, caption | Export-Csv c:test.csv

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Gonzalo BecerraSharePoint - Technical Lead for Operations & Engineering Team - Superrvising AssociateAuthor Commented:
Thanks,

Just to change something I would like to change the where I would like only include the startname that start with "domain\"

And the last think is how can I specify .txt file to read the servers and execute the same query in all servers?.

Thanks in advance,
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Gonzalo BecerraSharePoint - Technical Lead for Operations & Engineering Team - Superrvising AssociateAuthor Commented:
I just filter only by the accounts with specific domains:

gwmi win32_service | where {($_.startname -like "domain\*")} | select name, startname, caption | Export-Csv c:test.csv
 

Could you please help me to run in multiple servers? I would like to read .txt file with all servernames.
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:
There are a couple of approaches you can adopt. You can lump all your servers together:
$Servers = Get-Content MyList.txt
Get-WmiObject Win32_Service -Filter "StartName LIKE "domain\\%" -ComputerName $Servers |
  Select-Object Name, StartName, Caption | Export-Csv c:\test.csv -NoTypeInformation

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Alternatively, you can manually loop, which is perhaps a bit more fault tolerant:
Get-Content MyList.txt | ForEach-Object {
  Get-WmiObject Win32_Service -Filter "StartName LIKE "domain\\%" -ComputerName $_
} | Select-Object Name, StartName, Caption | Export-Csv c:\test.csv -NoTypeInformation

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I moved your Where-Object filter into the Filter parameter in the WMI query, it's a bit more efficient, if you get your head around the syntax :) % is equivalent to *, and we have to escape \ with another \.

Chris
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Gonzalo BecerraSharePoint - Technical Lead for Operations & Engineering Team - Superrvising AssociateAuthor Commented:
Hi Chris,

Thank you for your collaboration, I would like to comment I have the following error when I run the alternative #2.


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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:
Apologies, I thought I fixed that.
Get-Content MyList.txt | ForEach-Object {
  Get-WmiObject Win32_Service -Filter "StartName LIKE 'domain\\%'" -ComputerName $_
} | Select-Object Name, StartName, Caption | Export-Csv c:\test.csv -NoTypeInformation

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Chris
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Gonzalo BecerraSharePoint - Technical Lead for Operations & Engineering Team - Superrvising AssociateAuthor Commented:
Cool Chris Thanks a lot...It's working the last think how can I add column with the ServerName? To identify this service is from this server.
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:
We can either take the value from the file we read, or we can pick on one of the values it returns. This version picks on the returned values, it's simpler :)
Get-Content MyList.txt | ForEach-Object {
  Get-WmiObject Win32_Service -Filter "StartName LIKE 'domain\\%'" -ComputerName $_
} | Select-Object SystemName, Name, StartName, Caption | Export-Csv c:\test.csv -NoTypeInformation

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Chris
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Gonzalo BecerraSharePoint - Technical Lead for Operations & Engineering Team - Superrvising AssociateAuthor Commented:
Excellent, you are the best Chris, Thanks a lot for your help.
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