Appendix B. Admin examples

Although this book is not intended to be a solutions cookbook, it’s always handy to have a few domain-specific examples. This section contains a number of short examples showing how common administration tasks might be accomplished with PowerShell.

Getting active directory domain information

The following script will list the active directory information for a list of computers. If no computer names are provided, it shows the domain information for this computer. You can optionally specify a set of properties to return.

To display the domain information for the current host:

Get-DomainInfo

or

Get-DomainInfo .

To display the domain information for a set of machines:

Get-DomainInfo machine1, machine2, machine3

To get the domain ...

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