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Powershell Tool to Export Reports from Active Directory

As i mention lot of times in the past Powershell is an amazing tool that can do lot of things. As IT with so many tasks , so many Servers to support, HelpDesk , Security and much much more to do you can automate lot of tasks with Powershell. 

Today i don't have to publish a new Article with How To that usually do in Askme4tech.

I would like to announce the 1st tool from Askme4Tech with Power GUI which include most of the Powershell commands that i have Publish in the past related to Reports of Active Directory. 

Most recent  is Use Powershell to export Reports from Active Directory

The Powershell Tool use GUI to export Specific Reports from Active Directory without need to write and run the command but you can do it with one click.

Following i will explain what is the prerequisite how it works.

The Powershell script can run in 

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2008,2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012,2012 R2

Before start to use Powershell script you must have install Remote Server Administrative Tools in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8.1

and enable Active Directory Module for Windows Powershell.

You can read the article which explain step by step how can Installing Remote Server Administration Tools on Windows 10 and from 4sysops How to install the PowerShell Active Directory module

After finish the installations you can run the Powershell Script.

  • When will open the GUI you will see a Windows like 

  • Include 2 Tabs
    Workstations - Reports for Workstations
    Servers - Reports for Servers
  • Has 3 Different Reports for Workstations
    OS Version = Export CSV file which include all the Computer Names and Windows OS of every Workstation in Active Directory.
    Workstation Names = Export CSV file which include all the Computer Names of every Workstation in Active Directory.
    Service Packs = Export Csv file with Computer names and Service Pack of every Workstation in Active Directory.
  • Has 3 Different Reports for Servers  which is the Same as Workstations.
    OS Version = Export CSV file which include all the Computer Names and Windows OS of every Server in Active Directory.
    Workstation Names = Export CSV file which include all the Computer Names of every Serve in Active Directory.
    Service Packs = Export Csv file with Computer names and Service Pack of every Server  in Active Directory.

This is my first Version with the most common Reports. In the future i will keep up to date the Powershell Script with more Reports to help you and automate your tasks.

You can download the Powershell Tool here

Extract the file with WinRar. You can download WinRAR from here and run the ADReports.exe.

I hope to find helpfully and interesting this Powershell Tool with GUI. Now it's your turn to discuss through out commented system and give  feedback and recommendations for the second version.

Have a nice weekend  !!!

 

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