Export pc's of AD group to file then query for Internet explorer version

Hi,

I'd need to extract the members of an ad group (pc's), then query the version of Internet explorer.

Version of IE, is covered, but howto extract pc's of AD group?
Please advise
J.

@echo off
setlocal
set ComputerFile=serverlist.txt
set LogFile=Results.csv
if exist "%LogFile%" del "%LogFile%"
for /f %%a in ('type "%ComputerFile%"') do (
	ping -4 -n 2 %%a | find /i "TTL" >NUL
	if errorlevel 1 (
		echo %%a: OFFLINE
		>>"%LogFile%" echo %%a,OFFLINE
	) else (
		for /f "tokens=2*" %%i in ('reg.exe query "\\%%a\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer" /v "version" ^| find /i "Version"') do (
			echo %%a: %%j
			>>"%LogFile%" echo %%a,%%j
		)
	)
)
janhoedtAsked:
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SubsunConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Try..
Import-Module Activedirectory
Get-ADGroupMember "Computer Group" | 
	?{$_.objectClass -eq "computer"} | 
		select -ExpandProperty Name | % {
$Server = $_
Try {
	$hklm = 2147483650
	$key = "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer"
	$value = "Version"
	$wmi = [wmiclass]"\\$Server\root\default:stdRegProv"
	Write-Host "Collecting information from Computer $Server" -ForegroundColor Green
		New-Object PSObject -Property @{
		Computer = $Server
		"IE Version" = 	($wmi.GetStringValue($hklm,$key,$value)).svalue
		}
	}
	Catch [Exception]{
	Write-Host "Collecting information from Computer $Server - Error : $($_.Exception.Message)" -ForegroundColor Red
		New-Object PSObject -Property @{
		Computer = $Server
		"IE Version" = "Error : $($_.Exception.Message.Trim())"
		}
	}
} | Select Computer,"IE Version" | 
Export-Csv C:\IEReport.csv -NoTypeInformation

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XaelianCommented:
Const FileName ="domaincomputers.csv"
set cmd = createobject("ADODB.Command")
set cn = createobject("ADODB.Connection")
set rs = createobject("ADODB.Recordset")

cn.open "Provider=ADsDSOObject;"
cmd.activeconnection = cn

set objRoot = getobject("LDAP://RootDSE")

cmd.commandtext = "<LDAP://" & objRoot.get("defaultNamingContext") & ">;(objectCategory=Computer);" & _
		  "name,operatingsystem,operatingsystemservicepack, operatingsystemversion;subtree"
'**** Bypass 1000 record limitation ****
cmd.properties("page size")=1000

set rs = cmd.execute
set objFSO = createobject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set objCSV = objFSO.createtextfile(FileName)

q = """"

while rs.eof <> true and rs.bof <> true
	objcsv.writeline(q & rs("name") & q & "," &  q & rs("operatingsystem") & q & _
		"," & q & rs("operatingsystemservicepack") & _
		q & "," & q & rs("operatingsystemversion") & q)
	rs.movenext
wend

objCSV.Close
cn.close

wscript.echo "Finished"

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Here you go.
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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Thanks, but I was looking for a simple powershell. If I run your script, I get a list of pc's with info I don't need.
As mentioned, I need to run a query to a certain AD group, then have version of Internet Explorer. Appreciate your input but your script doesn't help me.
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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Something like this
Get-ADGroupmember -Identity "mygroup" | out-file c:\scripts\members.txt

then I'd need to filter on pc-name only and query those pc's for Internet explorer
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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
I'll post a new item for this.
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XaelianCommented:
Do you want to get the computers from a specific OU, or what do you mean with group member? If you want it from an OU: replace the values and voila.

$ou = [ADSI]"LDAP://OU=YourOU,DC=Microsoft,DC=COM"
foreach ($child in $ou.psbase.Children) {
    if ($child.ObjectCategory -like '*computer*') { Write-Host $child.Name }
}
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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Please see my post: "I'd need to extract the members of an ad group (pc's), then query the version of Internet explorer."
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oBdACommented:
This is your original script, with additional code to create the server list dynamically by group membership. If the variable "Group" is empty, the old logic will still be active. It uses the good old "net group /domain" command which should be present on any windows OS, so no special requirements (except maybe that "net group" queries a global group; if your group is a "domain local", you need to change "net.exe group" to "net.exe localgroup" in line 11.) It does not recurse, so direct group membership is required.
@echo off
setlocal enabledelayedexpansion
set ComputerFile=serverlist.txt
set LogFile=Results.csv
set Group=Domain Computers

if "%Group%"=="" goto EndGroupQuery
set ComputerFile=%temp%\serverlist.tmp
if exist "%ComputerFile%" del "%ComputerFile%"
set Collect=0
for /f "tokens=1-3" %%a in ('net.exe group "%Group%" /domain') do (
	set Account1=%%~a
	set Account2=%%~b
	set Account3=%%~c
	if "!Account1:~0,10!"=="----------" (
		set Collect=1
	) else (
		if "!Collect!"=="1" (
			for %%p in (1 2 3) do (
				if "!Account%%p:~-1!"=="$" (
					>>"%ComputerFile%" echo !Account%%p:~0,-1!
				)
			)
		)
	)
)
:EndGroupQuery

if exist "%LogFile%" del "%LogFile%"
for /f %%a in ('type "%ComputerFile%"') do (
      ping -4 -n 2 %%a | find /i "TTL" >NUL
      if errorlevel 1 (
            echo %%a: OFFLINE
            >>"%LogFile%" echo %%a,OFFLINE
      ) else (
            for /f "tokens=2*" %%i in ('reg.exe query "\\%%a\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer" /v "version" ^| find /i "Version"') do (
                  echo %%a: %%j
                  >>"%LogFile%" echo %%a,%%j
            )
      )
)

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janhoedtAuthor Commented:
What's wrong with Powershell? It's the new way to go and I have already half of the command. Appreciate the input, but it's old code.
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