dsget-ou

DSGET OU

Display OU(s) from active directory.

Syntax DSGET OU OrganizationalUnitDN [-dn] [-desc] [{-s Server | -d Domain}] [-u UserName] [-p {Password | *}] [-c] [-q] [-l] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] Key OrganizationalUnitDN Distinguished Name of the OU to view. -dn Display the distinguished name -desc Display the description -s Server to connect to (Default=the domain controller in the logon domain.) -d Domain to connect to. -u Username with which the user logs on to a remote server. -p Password (UserName or Domain\UserName or Username@domain.com) -c Report errors, but continue with the next object after any error (when you specify multiple objects) by default dsget will exit when the first error occurs. -q Quiet, suppress all output -l Display entries in a list format. By default, dsget outputs a table format. -uc Unicode format -uco Unicode format for output only -uci Unicode format for input only

DS* commands are available on networked machines with the server role A.D. Domain Services installed, Domain Controllers (or for XP users: XP Professional).

Dsget can accept stdin from the keyboard, from a redirected file, or as piped output from another command e.g. DSQuery

Examples

Display the descriptions of all OUs in the current domain:

C:\> dsquery ou | dsget ou -desc

“Organisation can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgement” - Louis D. Brandeis

Related commands:

DSAdd - Add object

DSGet - Display object

DSMod - Modify object

DSMove - Move object

DSQuery - Search for objects

DSRM - Delete object