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

Display user(s) from active directory.

Syntax
      DSGET user UserDN [-dn] [-samid] [-sid] [-upn] [-fn] [-mi] [-ln]
        [-display] [-empid] [-desc] [-office] [-tel] [-email] [-hometel] [-pager] [-mobile]
           [-fax] [-iptel] [-webpg] [-title] [-dept] [-company] [-mgr] [-hmdir] [-hmdrv] [-profile]
              [-loscr] [-mustchpwd] [-canchpwd] [-pwdneverexpires] [-disabled] [-acctexpires] [-reversiblepwd]
                 [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] [-part PartitionDN [-qlimit] [-qused]]

      DSGET user UserDN [-memberof] [-expand][{-uc | -uco | -uci}]

Key
   UserDN  Distinguished Name of the user to view.
   -dn     Display the distinguished names
   -samid  Display the Security Account Manager (SAM) account names
   -sid    Display the user security identifiers (SIDs).
   -upn    Display the user principal names (UPNs)
   -fn     Display the first names
   -mi     Display the middle initials
   -ln     Display the last names
  -display Display the display names
   -empid  Display the employee IDs
   -desc   Display the descriptions
   -full   Display the full names
   -office Display the office locations
   -tel    Display the telephone numbers
   -email  Display the email addresses
  -hometel Display the home telephone numbers
   -pager  Display the pager numbers
   -mobile Display the mobile phone numbers
   -fax    Display the fax numbers
   -iptel  Display the user IP phone numbers.
   -webpg  Display the user Web page URLs.
   -title  Display the titles
   -dept   Display the departments
  -company Display the company information
   -mgr    Display the managers
   -hmdir  Display the users home directory
   -hmdrv  Display the user's home drive letter
  -profile Display the user profile paths
   -loscr  Display the user logon script paths
-mustchpwd Display whether users must change their passwords at next logon (yes/no).
 -canchpwd Display whether users can change their password (yes/no).
 -pwdneverexpires Display whether passwords never expire (yes/no).
 -disabled     Display whether user accounts are disabled (yes/no).
-acctexpires   Display the dates when user accounts expire. (date/never)
-reversiblepwd Display whether the user passwords may be stored with reversible encryption (yes/no).

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

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

   -part    Connect to the directory partition PartitionDN
   -qlimit  Display the effective quota of the user within PartitionDN
   -qused   Display how much quota the user has used within PartitionDN

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

Examples

Find the list of groups, recursively expanded, to which the user Fred belongs:

C:\> dsget user "cn=fred,ou=Users,ou=AcmeCo,dc=ss64,dc=com" -memberof -expand

Display the distinguished name and description of domain controller Dom1:

C:\> dsget server CN=Dom1,CN=Servers,CN=AcmeCo,DC=ss64,DC=Com -dn -desc

“There’s no such thing as a free lunch” ~ Milton Friedman

Related commands:

DSAdd - Add object
DSGet - Display object
DSMod - Modify object
DSMove - Move object
DSQuery - Search for objects
DSRM - Delete object
PowerShell: Get-adUser - Get one or more AD users.


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