DSGET User (installable option via RSAT /AD DS)

Display user(s) from active directory.

      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}]

   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 user passwords will 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


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‚Äôs no such thing as a free lunch” ~ Milton Friedman

Related commands

DSAdd - Add object. DSAdd User - Add a user to active directory.
DSMod - Modify object. DSMod User - Modify a user account in active directory.
DSGet - Display object.
DSMove - Move object.
DSQuery - Search for objects. DSQuery User - Search for users in active directory.
DSRM - Delete object.
PowerShell: Get-adUser - Get one or more AD users.

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