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how to check accounts that are members of multiple groups

Posted on 2014-04-07
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Can someone help me modify this ? or a new script ?
I need to know from users.txt which account is a member of NOT just domain users .

$contents = get-content "users.txt"
foreach ($obj in $contents)
{
      if ((Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $obj | ? { $_.name -notlike "domain users" }) -eq $NULL)
      {
            $OBJ
      }
}
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Question by:MilesLogan
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The easiest way to do this is to just do a count of the group membership. All your users should be a member of domain users (some people take users out of Domain Users but that's dumb...disable them). Its also going to be quicker as you're only going to process the user object and dump the group DN's from the memberof attribute.

$contents = gc users.txt
foreach ($obj in $contents)
{
   if ((Get-ADUser $obj -properties memberof).memberof.count -ge 2)
   {
      $obj
   }
}

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If you are someone who happens to remove accounts from domain users, you could also do the following.

$contents = gc users.txt
foreach ($obj in $contents)
{
   if (((Get-ADUser $obj -properties memberof).memberof | ? {$_ -notmatch "domain\susers"} | measure).count -ge 1)
   {
      $obj
   }
}

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If you are intent on using Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership (slow), then you can do the following.

$contents = gc users.txt
foreach ($obj in $contents)
{
   if ((Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $obj |  ? {$_.name -ne "Domain Users"} | measure).count -ge 1)
   {
      $obj
   }
}

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by:MilesLogan
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Thanks Learnctx !! I went with the first option.. I just did not know better .. thanks !
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