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Automating get-qaduser (pass credentials)

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Hello Everyone.

I'm trying to script a fully automated script to query an OU from a machine not currently connected to a domain.  I've got the script fully working as long as I manually pass my credentials at the time the script runs.  I have a restricted service account setup for this purpose and I can't seem to figure out how to pass the username and password through the script.  I don't care if the username and password are exposed.

So far, I've created...

$secUN = convertto-securestring "xxx.com\Service-Account" -AsPlaintext -force
$secPW = convertto-securestring "password!" -AsPlaintext -force
$MyCreds = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential ($secUN, $secPW)
connect-qadservice xxx.com =credential $MyCreds -ConnectionPassword $MyCreds
get-qaduser -searchroot  'xxx.com/workstations/staging/' -sizelimit 0 | select-object name, description | export-csv c:\install\staging\staging.csv
disconnect-qadservice
What am I missing? How can I run get-qadcomputer and pass a username/password through it?
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