DSGET group (installable option either via RSAT /AD DS or adminpack.msi)

Display group(s) from active directory.

Syntax
      DSGET group GroupDN [-dn] [-samid] [-sid] [-desc] [-secgrp] [-scope]
         [{-s Server | -d Domain}]   [-u UserName]  [-p {Password | *}]
            [-c] [-q] [-l] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}]  [-part PartitionDN [-qlimit] [-qused]]

      DSGET group GroupDN [{-memberof | -members}] [-expand]
         [{-s Server | -d Domain}]   [-u UserName]  [-p {Password | *}]
            [-c] [-q] [-l] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}]

Key
   Computer_DN  Distinguished Name of the group object list (first variation) or 
                single group (second variation) to view.

   -dn      Display the distinguished name
   -samid   Display the Security Account Manager (SAM) account name
   -sid     Display the computer security IDs (SID)

   -desc    Display the description
   -secgrp  Display Security groups (yes) or Distribution groups (no)
   -scope   Display Local, Global, or Universal group scope
   -loc     Display the location

  -disabled Display the disabled status (Yes/No)

  -memberof Display the immediate list of groups of which the group is a member
   -expand  Display the recursively expanded list of groups of which the group is a member. 

  -members  Display the immediate list of members of the group
   -expand  Display the recursively expanded list of members of the group. 

   -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.

   -part    Connect to the directory partition PartitionDN
   -qlimit  Display the effective quota of the group in PartitionDN
   -qused   Display how much of its quota a group has used in PartitionDN

   -uc      Unicode format
   -uco     Unicode format for output only
   -uci     Unicode format for input only

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

Examples

Display the list of members, recursively expanded, of the Finance group:

C:\> dsget group "CN=Finance,OU=Groups,OU=AcmeCo,DC=ss64,DC=Com" -members -expand

“There are three classes of people: those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

Related commands:

DSAdd - Add object
DSGet - Display object
DSMod - Modify object
DSMove - Move object
DSQuery - Search for objects
DSRM - Delete object
PowerShell: Get-adGroup - Get one or more AD groups.
Q243330 - Well-known security identifiers (sids) in Windows operating systems


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