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Hi,
Is it possible to get the name of the child OU where the user is located written to the file.csv with GetADuser

I tried with ",OU" as shown below but that returned this "Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.ADPropertyValueCollection"

Get-ADUser -Filter {mail -like '*@*'} -SearchBase "OU=myOU",DC=myDC,DC=com" -Properties * | Select-Object sAMAccountName,givenName,sn,mail,employeeType,company,Department,OU | Export-Csv "C:\file.csv" -Encoding "Unicode"

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Try..
Get-ADUser -Filter {mail -like '*@*'} -SearchBase "OU=myOU,DC=myDC,DC=com" -Properties * | Select-Object sAMAccountName,givenName,sn,mail,employeeType,company,Department,@{n='OU';e={$_.canonicalname -replace "/$($_.cn)",""}} | Export-Csv "C:\file.csv" -Encoding "Unicode"

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Get-ADUser -Filter {mail -like '*@*'} -SearchBase "OU=myOU,DC=myDC,DC=com" -Properties * | Select-Object sAMAccountName,givenName,sn,mail,employeeType,company,Department,@{n='OU';e={$_.distinguishedname -replace "CN=$($_.cn),",""}} | Export-Csv "C:\file.csv" -Encoding "Unicode"

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by:pacch
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Thanks for the reply!

It works thanks - it is writing the entire OU path like this "myOU/child1/child2" is it possible just to get "child2"

get-ADUser -Filter {mail -like '*@*'} -SearchBase "OU=myOU,DC=myDC,DC=com" -Properties * | Select-Object sAMAccountName,givenName,sn,mail,employeeType,company,Department,@{n='OU';e={$_.canonicalname -replace "/$($_.cn)",""}} | Export-Csv "C:\file.csv" -Encoding "Unicode"

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Replace @{n='OU';e={$_.canonicalname -replace "/$($_.cn)",""}} with
@{n='OU';e={($_.canonicalname -Split "/")[-2]}}
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by:pacch
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Thanks !!
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