Quest PowerShell used to get services

WE do not have 2008r2 DC's nor do we have active directory web installed.  I'm trying to use Quest tools with native powershell to pull some reports.

I need to obtain all services running on computers in a specific OU.

Get-QADComputer -SearchRoot 'OU=App,OU=Servers,DC=xxxx,DC=xxx,DC=xxx' | Get-Service

When i run this it does not work.  

Thanks
niaidsdtAsked:
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slidingfoxCommented:
Try this.

$computers = Get-QADComputer -SearchRoot 'OU=App,OU=Servers,DC=xxxx,DC=xxx,DC=xxx' | Select -expand Name

$computers | Get-Service

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slidingfoxCommented:
Ignore me, thats rubbish and it won't work. I'll have something else shortly.
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niaidsdtAuthor Commented:
YOu put me on the right track

cls
$computers = Get-QADComputer -SearchRoot 'OU=Test,OU=Servers,DC=xxx,DC=xx,DC=xxx'

foreach ($computers1 in $computers)
{
Get-Service
}
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slidingfoxCommented:
Yeah, thats pretty much what I came up with.

$computers = Get-QADComputer -SearchRoot 'OU=App,OU=Servers,DC=xxxx,DC=xxx,DC=xxx' | Select -Expand Name

Foreach ($computer in $computers) {

    Get-Service -Computername $computer | 
        Add-Member -MemberType NoteProperty -Name Computer -Value $Computer -passthru | 
        Select Computer,Status,Name,DisplayName | 
        Format-Table -auto
    
}

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niaidsdtAuthor Commented:
Cool.  Any way to ouput the account the service is running under?
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niaidsdtAuthor Commented:
looks like the get-service doesn't have the smarts to figure out all information about the services running.  Ended up having to use


   Get-WmiObject win32_service -ComputerName $computer |
   select SystemName,DisplayName,StartName |
   Format-Table -auto
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niaidsdtAuthor Commented:
Ended up using this one

cls
##      On Error continue
"$ErrorActionPreference = silentlyContinue"
$log = 'C:\Log\services.txt'
$computers = Get-QADComputer -SearchRoot 'ou=servers,DC=xx,DC=xx,DC=xx' | Select -Expand Name

Foreach ($computer in $computers)
{

   Get-WmiObject win32_service -ComputerName $computer |
   select SystemName,DisplayName,StartName |
   
   Format-Table -auto >> $log  
}
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niaidsdtAuthor Commented:
Script i created gave me exactly what i was looking for.  <br /><br />slidingfox definitely put me on the right track and it was much appreciated.
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