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Trying to compile a powershell script which will list all computers in a domain with there name and IP addresses, which are on static IP address...
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by:Leo
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after listing addresses for four computers.....it keeps posting errors...

"Get-WmiObject : Cannot validate argument on parameter 'ComputerName'. The
argument is null or empty. Provide an argument that is not null or empty, and
then try the command again.
At line:2 char:83
+ ...  -ComputerName $computer.DNSHostName -Query $wmiQuery)
+                    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData: (:) [Get-WmiObject], ParameterBindi
   ngValidationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ParameterArgumentValidationError,Microsoft.Power
   Shell.Commands.GetWmiObjectCommand"
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by:Will Szymkowski
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This would be a 2 step process. Use the below command.

First need to get all of the IP address from all machines in Active Directory
This get all computers in AD that has a starting IP scheme of 192.168.x.x
Import-module activedirectory
Get-ADComputer -filter * -properties IPv4Address | ? {$_.IPv4Address -like "192.168.*" } | select name, IP |
Export-Csv "c:\NameAndIP.csv" -nti 

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Once you have your List of Computers and IP Addresses you can check the DHCP status using the following script.
Make sure that the column headings for the csv file are like below...
ComputerName   IPAddress
comp1                    192.168.1.2
comp2                    192.168.1.3  
etc
Import-module activedirectory
$Computers = import-csv "NameAndIP.csv"
ForEach ($computer in $Computers) {
$computer.ComputerName
$computer.IPAddress
Get-WMIObject -class Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration -ComputerName $computer.ComputerName | ? { $_.DHCPEnabled -eq $false } | select computer.ComputerName, computer.IPAddress, DHCPEnabled |
Export-csv "c:\DHPCDisabled.csv -NoTypeInformation -Append
}

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Will.
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by:Leo
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Hi Will, thanks for that, if i want to add another range of IP class to be included in it....
like 10.0.0.1,192.168.....should i just add it like this: {$_.IPv4Address -like "192.168.*" "10.0.0.1" }
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by:Leo
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or run it twice with two sets of IP range?
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by:Will Szymkowski
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No do it this way instead.

{$_.IPv4Address -like "192.168.*" -and $_.IPv4Address -like "10.0.0.*" }

That should do it.

Will.
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by:Leo
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Thanks, when i run the second part of script, the Powershell keeps thinking but doesnt export any file....
NameAndIP file which it generates in the first part is empty....0kb

This is what i am running....

Import-module activedirectory
Get-ADComputer -filter * -properties IPv4Address | ? {$_.IPv4Address -like "152.98.*" -and $_.IPv4Address -like "10.10.*" } | select name, IP |
Export-Csv "c:\Test\NameAndIP.csv" -nti



Import-module activedirectory
$Computers = import-csv "c:\Test\NameAndIP.csv"
ForEach ($computer in $Computers) {
$computer.ComputerName
$computer.IPAddress
Get-WMIObject -class Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration -ComputerName $computer.ComputerName | ? { $_.DHCPEnabled -eq $false } | select computer.ComputerName, computer.IPAddress, DHCPEnabled |
Export-csv "c:\Test\DHPCDisabled.csv -NoTypeInformation -Append
}
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by:Will Szymkowski
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First script should be select Name, IPv4Address (not IP). Once you have that info you need to construct your CSV file for the second script like I have listed above.

The second script uses WMI to connect to each computer to check with the network adapter config setting. This needs to connect to each individual machine in the CSV, which could take awhile.

Other than that it should work without issue. I just tested this in my lab.

Will.
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Ok thanks, but when i run the first script, i should see computers Names, and IP addresses in "NameAndIP.csv" file?
for me its blank.
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by:Leo
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Do i have to define domain name in the first part of script?
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RobSampson earned 250 total points
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Hi, I think the -and should be -or on this section
? {$_.IPv4Address -like "152.98.*" -and $_.IPv4Address -like "10.10.*" } |

So it becomes
? {$_.IPv4Address -like "152.98.*" -or $_.IPv4Address -like "10.10.*" } |

Make that change and see what you get.

Rob.
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