Get-ADComputer Cmdlet in Powershell

Get-ADComputer Cmdlet in Powershell

The Get-ADComputer cmdlet retrieves a single computer or several computers using a search. The Identity parameter is used to specify the Active Directory computers to retrieve. A computer’s distinguished name, GUID, security identifier (SID), or Security Accounts Manager (SAM) account name can all be used as value for the Identity parameter to locate the computer…

Get-ADObject Powershell Cmdlet

Almost all Active Directory actions that you typically carry out using tools like Active Directory Users and Computers and Active Directory Sites and Services can be carried out utilizing PowerShell. For example, you can use Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets that support specified parameters to query Active Directory data. In order to retrieve user information from…

LDAP vs Active Directory

Technically, Active Directory and LDAP are two different things. Active Directory is a database and set of services that runs on Microsoft Windows server. LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is a software protocol that allows users to locate an organization’s data. However, you might consider them very similar to each other because Active Directory is…