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Im looking for a free program or script that will move machines into the correct OU. We are imaging machines and are not using sys prep anymore. I am not responsible for the image just responsible for after the machines are on the domain. Thanks.
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by:Jason Watkins
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Can you pre-stage the accounts in the domain before they computers are imaged? That's what I do.
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We would like to do it after we have the machines are on the domain. Preferably using a script I could give to the techs to run after they image a machine.
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Hi, do you have rules that define the "correct" OU, or is it one static OU?  If the latter, the script Firebar pointed to should work.  If not, you could present a list of pre-defined OUs, using an InputBox in VBScript, or a drop-down box in an HTA.

Rob.
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by:Thomas N
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Hi rob. Its not a static OU. It goes to different OU's depending on the site they are at. Can you show me step by step instructions to do this? Thanks
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Right, so as an example, you can try this VBS code.  I'm assuming the computer is already in AD joined to the domain?

On the dctSites.Add lines, you can change the "Site Name" that comes from AD Sites and Services (which will have IP Ranges associated with them), and then move a computer based on which site they're in, to the OU you specify for that site.

Regards,

Rob.

Set dctSites = CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
dctSites.CompareMode = vbTextCompare

dctSites.Add "Site1", "OU=Computers,OU=Site1,DC=domain,DC=com"
dctSites.Add "Site2", "OU=Computers,OU=Site2,DC=domain,DC=com"

Set objADSysInfo = CreateObject("ADSystemInfo")
strComputer = objADSysInfo.ComputerName
strSite = objADSysInfo.SiteName
If dctSites.Exists(strSite) = True Then
	strNewOU = dctSites(strSite)
	On Error Resume Next
	Set objOU = GetObject("LDAP://" & strNewOU)
	If Err.Number = 0 Then
		On Error GoTo 0
		WScript.Echo "Moving " & strComputer & " to " & strNewOU
		intReturn = objOU.MoveHere("LDAP://CN=atl-ws-01,OU=Finance,DC=fabrikam,DC=com", vbNullString)
		If intReturn = 0 Then
			WScript.Echo "Move successful."
		Else
			WScript.Echo "Move failed with return code " & intReturn & "."
		End If
	Else
		WScript.Echo "Error binding to target OU of " & strNewOU & ". Error " & Err.Number & ": " & Err.Description
		Err.Clear
		On Error GoTo 0
	End If
Else
	WScript.Echo strSite & " does not have an associated OU."
End If

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Ok I will try it.
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