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Posted on 2012-03-28
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hello,
I'm trying to get a list of computers from Active Directory and send it as email to some people.
with
Get-ADComputer -filter * -searchbase "ou=computers,dc=domain,dc=com" | foreach { $_.name }

I get the following result (in a column)
computer1
computer2

when I set this to a variable and get the output to the variable with
$list = Get-ADComputer -filter * -searchbase "ou=computers,dc=domain,dc=com" | foreach { $_.name }
write-host $list

I get the below result (in a row)
computer1 computer2

is there a way to show this as it's original state (in a column)
computer1
computer2


thank you
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TAI- earned 0 total points
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hello,
found out that I have to use out-string,
it seems to be working
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by:chrismerritt
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Out-String? can't say i've ever used that before.

I would do it like this:

$list = Get-ADComputer -filter * -searchbase "ou=computers,dc=domain,dc=com"
$list | Select Name

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Should work anyways.
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by:TAI-
ID: 37795238
outstring work perfectly in one row
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