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Posted on 2013-11-22
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Hi EE

I have the script below that Subsun helped me with . It was originally set to pull the member of the Administrators group but I was trying to modify it to pull all Local Accounts and its pulling members of the local Users group only not all Local Accounts .

Any ideas ?  I dont have to use this scrtipt if someone already has something different.

function get-localusers {
        param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true,valuefrompipeline=$true)]
    [string]$strComputer)
    begin {}
    Process {
      $Select = "Name","Class" | %{  
        Invoke-Expression "@{n='$_';e={ `$_.GetType().InvokeMember('$_', 'GetProperty', `$Null, `$_, `$Null) }}"  
      }
      If (Test-Connection $strComputer -Count 2 -Quiet){
        $Users =""
        $computer = [ADSI]("WinNT://" + $strComputer + ",computer")
        $UsersGroup = $computer.psbase.children.find("Users")
        $Usermembers= $UsersGroup.psbase.invoke("Members") | Select $Select
              foreach ($Users in $Usermembers) {
              $Users | Select @{N="ComputerName";E={$strComputer}},@{N="Users";E={$_.Name}},Class
                  }
            }
      Else {
            "" | Select @{N="ComputerName";E={$strComputer}},@{N="Users";E={"Not able to Ping"}},Class
        }
     }
end {}
}
Get-Content "e:\Projects\servers\Servers.txt" | get-localusers | Select ComputerName,Users,Class | Export-Csv "e:\Projects\Servers\LocalTest_$((get-date).toString('MM-dd-yyyy')).csv" -NTI
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Question by:MilesLogan
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by:Subsun
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If you need only users in report then try..
function get-localusers {
    param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true,valuefrompipeline=$true)]
    [string]$strComputer)
    begin {}
    Process {
      If (Test-Connection $strComputer -Count 2 -Quiet){
	$Users = Get-WmiObject Win32_UserAccount -ComputerName $strComputer
        foreach ($User in $Users) {
         $User | Select @{N="ComputerName";E={$strComputer}},@{N="User";E={$_.Name}}
         }
        }
      Else {
            "" | Select @{N="ComputerName";E={$strComputer}},@{N="User";E={"Not able to Ping"}}
        }
     }
end {}
}
Get-Content "e:\Projects\servers\Servers.txt" | get-localusers | Select ComputerName,User | Export-Csv "e:\Projects\Servers\LocalTest_$((get-date).toString('MM-dd-yyyy')).csv" -NTI 

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by:MilesLogan
ID: 39670752
Hi Subsun , I don't get an error but it just loops and it does not output any data .
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by:Subsun
ID: 39672067
I just tested the code and I am getting the following result..

"ComputerName","User"
"ServerA","Not able to Ping"
"ServerB","Not able to Ping"
"TestSRV","Administrator"
"TestSRV","Guest"
"TestSRV","TestUser"

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Are you getting the user details when you run the following command?

Get-WmiObject Win32_UserAccount -ComputerName ServerA

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by:MilesLogan
ID: 39672246
Below will pull Local Users from an XP machine but if I want the local users from Server 2003/2008 it does not .. same with the full script

Get-WmiObject Win32_UserAccount -ComputerName ServerA
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Ok I didn't test it.. Try this..
function get-localusers {
    param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true,valuefrompipeline=$true)]
    [string]$strComputer)
    begin {}
    Process {
      $Select = "Name","Class" | %{  
      Invoke-Expression "@{n='$_';e={ `$_.GetType().InvokeMember('$_', 'GetProperty', `$Null, `$_, `$Null) }}"  
       }
        If (Test-Connection $strComputer -Count 2 -Quiet){
         $computer = [ADSI]("WinNT://" + $strComputer + ",computer")
         $Users = $computer.psbase.children | ? {$_.psbase.SchemaClassName -eq "User"}
	 foreach ($User in $Users) {
	  $User | Select @{N="ComputerName";E={$strComputer}},@{N="User";E={$_.Name}},Class
	 }
        }
      Else {
          "" | Select @{N="ComputerName";E={$strComputer}},@{N="User";E={"Not able to Ping"}},Class
        }
      }
end {}
}
Get-Content "e:\Projects\servers\Servers.txt" | get-localusers | Select ComputerName,User | Export-Csv "e:\Projects\Servers\LocalTest_$((get-date).toString('MM-dd-yyyy')).csv" -NTI

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by:MilesLogan
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WOW Subsun !  you always help out so much ! thanks !
I am opening a new question to modify this same script if it can show if the user is Disabled/Enabled and possibly the Full Name and Description .
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