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powershell script to look for DNS suffix for this connection

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Hi All,

I need a powershell script to read in a text file that contains computer name and look for DNS suffix for this connection, then print out the computer name and the DNS suffix for this connection.


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Lets say that you have computers listed in computers.txt file. Then you can try something like this:
Get-Content .\computers.txt | Foreach-Object {Get-Wmiobject Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration -ComputerName $_ -Property * -Filter "DNSHostName = '$_'" | select DNSHostName,Description,DNSDomainSuffixSearchOrder}

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I am getting access denied error when executing the script.
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To retrieve the original info of each computer, you need a single, valid user for all computers, and run the script under that account. Or provide a PSCredential object with each WMI command, like
$creds = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential ("MyUser", 
    (ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force "MyPwd") )
gc .\computers.txt | % {
  Get-Wmiobject Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration -ComputerName $_ -PsCredentials $creds -Property * -Filter "DNSHostName = '$_'" |
  select DNSHostName, Description, DNSDomainSuffixSearchOrder
}

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(if you want to use a single account different from your one the script is running in).
Usually you will provide a domain or local admin account for that purpose.
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How did you solve the "access denied" issue?
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