Get Groups from AD Accounts and the nested groups


Does anyone have a script that will export to cvs all the groups an AD account is a member of ?

but not just direct groups , also the groups that those groups are nested in ..

--Group1 is nested in Group2
--Group2 is nested in Group3
--Group3 is nested in Group4
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Gary DewrellSenior Network AdministratorCommented:
Try this and see if it works for you...
Function Get-Nested ($User){
    Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $User | % {
      $_ | Select Name,@{N="ChildGroup";E={$Group.Samaccountname}};$Group = $_
      Get-Nested $_.Name  | Select Name,@{N="ChildGroup";E={$Group.Samaccountname}}

Get-Nested UserA | Select * -Unique

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MilesLoganAuthor Commented:
thank you Subsun1
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