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Exporting security groups with user information, csvde - csv dump

Posted on 2013-11-25
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Hi,

How's it going? I'm wondering if anyone can help me with a shell command that will export all security groups from a specific OU with the names\accounts of each member of the groups in a format that's  importable to a new AD domain.  

I've tried going to a few sites and using various commands but I'm running into issues as I'm a complete noob, this one doesn't work at all and I'm in a rush due to a project.
"csvde -d "ou=West,dc=MyDomain,dc=com" -f group.csv -l objectClass,cn,member,distinguishedName,sAMAccountName,groupType,objectCategory"

Any help would be most appreciated.

Cheers
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by:Gareth Gudger
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Try looking at the Import/Export options of LDIFDE.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/237677
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by:Subsun
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You can use the following script if you have MS AD PowerShell enabled..
Get-ADGroup -Filter {GroupCategory -eq "Security"} -ResultSetSize Unlimited | % {
$Group = $_
Get-ADGroupMember $Group.Name | Select @{L='GroupName';e={$Group.Name}},Name,ObjectClass
} | Export-Csv C:\Result.csv -NoTypeInformation

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If not you may install Quest AD PS in any member computer in you domain and use the following script..
ActiveRoles Management Shell for Active Directory
Get-QADGroup -SizeLimit 0 | ?{$_.GroupType -eq "Security"} | % {
$Group = $_
Get-QADGroupMember $Group.Name | Select @{L='GroupName';e={$Group.Name}},Name,Type
} | Export-Csv C:\Result.csv -NoTypeInformation

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by:RWA203
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Cheers, I have powershell. I'll give it a try.
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I ended up using Manage engines ADManager Plus, which is what I would recommend to anyone doing a migration. The 30 day trial gives you full reports functionality for just about anything you can think of as well as bulk import export stuff. Really useful.
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by:RWA203
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This is far easier and has all reports built into a gui, rather then trying to learn the powershell commands or learning to script .Great for non scripty people who need to get things done quickly.
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