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AD PowerShell Query for Users - Exclude Specific OU's

Posted on 2013-01-25
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I need to create either an AD query or Powershell script that can export to CSV showing all users in following format:

 Full Name
 Department
 Job title
 Created
 Last Login
 Enabled/Disabled

However I need to also EXCLUDE two specific Organization Units.  The two OU's are:

ServiceAccounts
SharedMailboxes


Here is the command we currently have:

Get-ADUser -Filter * -Properties Title,Department,LastLogonDate,whenCreated,Enabled -SearchBase "DC=ad,DC=local" |
? {$_.Name -notlike "*ConfRm*" -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*RSG*" -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*HSG*" -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*IG*" -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*SystemMailbox*" -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*Agilysys*" -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*AGYS*"}  |
Select Name,SamAccountName,Title,Department,LastLogonDate,whenCreated,Enabled |
Export-Csv "C:\myscripts\ADusers.csv" –NoTypeInformation
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by:Subsun
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You can add condition like following where CN=SharedMailboxes,DC=yourdomain,DC=com and CN=ServiceAccounts,DC=yourdomain,DC=com should be the DistinguishedName of OU's..
-and $_.DistinguishedName -notmatch 'CN=SharedMailboxes,DC=yourdomain,DC=com'
-and $_.DistinguishedName -notmatch 'CN=ServiceAccounts,DC=yourdomain,DC=com'

Get-ADUser -Filter * -Properties Title,Department,LastLogonDate,whenCreated,Enabled -SearchBase "DC=ad,DC=local" |
? {$_.Name -notlike "*ConfRm*" `
-and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*RSG*" `
-and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*HSG*" `
 -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*IG*" `
  -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*SystemMailbox*" `
   -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*Agilysys*" `
    -and $_.SamAccountName -notlike "*AGYS*" `
     -and $_.DistinguishedName -notmatch 'CN=SharedMailboxes,DC=yourdomain,DC=com' `
      -and $_.DistinguishedName -notmatch 'CN=ServiceAccounts,DC=yourdomain,DC=com'}  |
Select Name,SamAccountName,Title,Department,LastLogonDate,whenCreated,Enabled |
Export-Csv "C:\myscripts\ADusers.csv" –NoTypeInformation 

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by:Twhite0909
ID: 38826772
I ran your command but my CSV still shows the User names for the OU's Service accounts and ShareMailboxes.  Your command has the correct name for the OU's which are

SharedMailboxes
ServiceAccounts

But for some reason the command is not doing what it should and grabs these user names and places them in the spreadsheet.
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by:Subsun
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Just to confirm did you replace 'CN=SharedMailboxes,DC=yourdomain,DC=com' with OU's DistinguishedName?
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by:Twhite0909
ID: 38826954
I thought that SharedMailboxes and ServiceAccounts was the OU's distinguished name?  Under AD it shows OU - SharedMailboxes and under here are all my shared mailboxes Same for AccountServices.  Now I did change the CN to OU and it pulled out about 200 accounts that are sharedmailboxes and service accounts but not all of them.

OU=SharedMailboxes,DC=yourdomain,DC=com
OU=ServiceAccounts,DC=yourdomain,DC=com

So this command pulls out most of the user accounts under these 2 OU's but some still remain.  I checked a handful od the ones that remain and they are under these two OU's.  Any ideas why it wouldn't pull them all out?
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by:Twhite0909
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Im not sure if this helps but attached is a snapshot of our AD infrastructural with SharedMailboxes highlighted
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by:Twhite0909
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Are you using following DN's to filter the OU?

OU=SharedMailboxes,DC=AD,DC=Local
OU=ServiceAccounts,DC=AD,DC=Local

I can also see another OU called resources, which you may have to filter it it contains resource mailboxes..

OU=Resources,DC=AD,DC=Local
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by:Twhite0909
ID: 38839871
THANK YOU SUBSUN for all your help
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