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Get-AdUser and –properties

The Get-ADuser cmdlet returns a small subset of properties by default:

PS> Get-ADUser -Identity Richard


DistinguishedName : CN=Richard,CN=Users,DC=Manticore,DC=org
Enabled           : True
GivenName         : Richard
Name              : Richard
ObjectClass       : user
ObjectGUID        : b94a5255-28d0-4f91-ae0f-4c853ab92520
SamAccountName    : Richard
SID               : S-1-5-21-3881460461-1879668979-35955009-1104
Surname           :
UserPrincipalName :
Richard@Manticore.org

 

You can use the –Properties parameter to return more properties

Get-ADUser -Identity Richard -Properties *

returns all properties

You can select a subset of properties by specifying their names

Get-ADUser -Identity Richard -Properties MemberOf, Country

 

If you want to use wildcards you need to use select

Get-ADUser -Identity Richard -Properties * | select last*

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