ADModify LDAP Query Help

Hi,

i am trying to search all users that do not contain a proxyaddress but seemed to be getting an invalid query error, any help would be appreciated.

(objectClass=user)(!(proxyAddresses:=*@DOMAINNAME.com)))
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Jorge OcampoAsked:
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Kevin StanushApplication DeveloperCommented:
Try:

(&(objectCategory=user)(!proxyAddresses=*))

For a visual way to do this, try Hyena (www.systemtools.com).  It will let you do this interactively by just running a query, and then you can sort on the ProxyAddresses column.

Video on modifying AD queries is here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ONAhKyB61g
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Jorge OcampoAuthor Commented:
(&(objectCategory=user)(!proxyAddresses=*@DomainName.com))

also returning contacts :(
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Kevin StanushApplication DeveloperCommented:
Sorry, just replace objectcategory=user to objectclass=user.  If you have a huge AD environment, we can optimize it with objectcategory some, but its probably not worth it.
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Jorge OcampoAuthor Commented:
that worked :) could we also include "and" contains(@DOMAINNAME2)

summary

Must be user
Does not contain
3*filter Contains"@Domainname2.com"
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:
You can chain them all along. It only gets more complex if you make it Or instead of And.

This gives:

  • User (by class and category)
  • ProxyAddresses does not contain @domainname.com
  • ProxyAddresses does contain @domain2.com

(&(objectClass=user)(objectCategory=person)(!proxyAddresses=*@DomainName.com)(proxyAddresses=*@Domain2.com))

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Jorge OcampoAuthor Commented:
This Guy is A Wizard!
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Kevin StanushApplication DeveloperCommented:
Glad I could help.
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