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stakor asked
Last Modified: 2015-02-27
I am trying to scan an OU's worth of machines. There are a number that are not online. Because of this, when I run the small script below, it produces a lot of errors.

Is there a way of checking to see if the machine in question is online before checking to see if the service in question is running or not. At the moment, the script generates a lot of false positives, and a lot of errors.

function FuncCheckService{
Import-Module ActiveDirectory
$Servers = Get-ADComputer -Filter * -SearchBase "OU=Deeper,OU=Deep,Dc=Domain,dc=Companies,dc=com" -SearchScope 2 | Select Name
ForEach ($Server in $Servers) {
	$arrService = Get-Service -ComputerName $Server -Name $ServiceName
	if ($arrService.Status -ne "Running"){
		Write-Host "$ServiceName on $Server is NOT Running" -ForegroundColor Red
		Write-Host "$ServiceName service on $Server is Running" - ForeGroundColor Green
FuncCheckService -ServiceName "SERVICE_NAME"

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