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Export Computer Accounts from Certain OUs, using Powershell ?

Does anyone have a script available that can extract computer accounts from OUs and not from others ? What I would like to do is to run a PowerShell script to extract computer accounts, which I have done.  This pulled out all computer accounts, but what I would like to do, is to extract computer accounts from all OUs apart from the Computer \ Test \ Dev OUs.
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Chris Dent

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Thanks Chris, but if there are sub-OUs how do I stop the search running through each sub OU ?

Test > Test1 > Test2
Chris Dent

Given that we're qualifying the distinguishedName you can do this based on all or part of the path.

For example, if you wanted to exclude a root OU called Test you could do this in the Where-Object statement:
$_.DistinguishedName -match 'OU=Test,DC=yourdomain,DC=com$'

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It's a regular expression matching anything at the end of the string so we look for yourdomain.com/Test in effect.

You can look for nested OUs in much the same way:
$_.DistinguishedName -match 'OU=Test2,OU=Test1,OU=Test'

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Is that what you mean?

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