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Customizing XML with Powershell

Kasper Katzmann
Last Modified: 2017-03-14
I need to generate an XML file with user data from AD. The customer needs to get the data in a format where the object names are converted from their original names (i.e. Description is coverted to Comment).

This I accomplish with this script
$me    = Get-ADUser `
            -identity b012345 `
            -Properties `
                description, `
                SID,  `
                description,  `
                Name,  `
                samAccountName,  `
                ObjectClass,  `
                Enabled,  `
                PasswordNotRequired,  `
                CannotChangePassword,  `
                PasswordNeverExpires,  `
                LockedOut |
            Select `

$meXML = $me | ConvertTo-Xml

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Unfortunately the output doesn't quite meet the customers needs.
This is the output:
<?xml version="1.0"?>
      <Object Type="System.Management.Automation.PSCustomObject">
            <Property Type="System.String" Name="Name">B012345</Property>
            <Property Type="System.String" Name="Full_name">Kasper Katzmann</Property>
            <Property Type="System.String" Name="Comment">pw</Property>
            <Property Type="System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier" Name="Id">S-1-5-21-2105555113-1573851820-874322375-112263</Property>
            <Property Type="System.String" Name="AccountType">Normal</Property>
            <Property Type="System.Boolean" Name="AccountPropsEnabled">False</Property>
            <Property Type="System.Boolean" Name="AccountPropsPasswdRequired">True</Property>
            <Property Type="System.Boolean" Name="AccountPropsPasswdCantChange">False</Property>
            <Property Type="System.Boolean" Name="AccountPropsPasswdDontExpire">False</Property>
            <Property Type="System.Boolean" Name="AccountPropsCurrentlyLockedOut">False</Property>

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What the customer really want's is this:
    <Full_name>Kasper Katzmann</Full_name>

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So my primary question is, how do I strip the output to meet the expectations and secondary, how do I convert "True" and "False" to "1" and "0"
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Kasper KatzmannSeniorkonsulent


Thats pretty fantastic :-)
Thank you very much

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