Powershell

List Security group members with a autocomplete form

 

#http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/28824.how-to-add-a-graphical-user-interface-to-your-powershell-functions-using-the-net-systemwindowsform-class.aspx
#https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/255740-powershell-script-to-show-all-groups-in-ad
#https://www.petri.com/powershell-problem-solver-exporting-active-directory-groups-csv
get-adgroup -filter 'GroupCategory -eq "Security"'  | sort name | select Name|Export-Csv -Path $env:temp\ADGroup.txt -NoTypeInformation
(Get-Content $env:temp\ADGroup.txt) -replace '"''' | Set-Content $env:temp\ADGroup.txt
Import-Module activedirectory
#import Presentation framework for error message pop-up
Add-Type -AssemblyName PresentationCore,PresentationFramework
Function getADMember($groupName)
{
    try
    {
        Get-ADGroupMember $groupName -Recursive|select-object name,SamAccountName,distinguishedName,objectClass|Export-Csv -Path $env:temp\$groupName.csv -NoTypeInformation
        #|Export-Csv -Path $env:temp\$groupName.csv -NoTypeInformation
        #Out-GridView -PassThru|
        invoke-item -Path $env:temp\$groupName.csv
    }
    catch
    {
        $ButtonType = [System.Windows.MessageBoxButton]::OK
        $MessageIcon = [System.Windows.MessageBoxImage]::Error
        $MessageBody = $($_.Exception.Message)
        $MessageTitle "Error"
        $Result = [System.Windows.MessageBox]::Show($MessageBody,$MessageTitle,$ButtonType,$MessageIcon)
    }
    finally
    {
        
    }
}
#region Boring beginning stuff
[void] [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Windows.Forms")
[void] [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Drawing")
#endregion
  
#region begin to draw forms
$Form = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Form
$Form.Text = "Get AD Group Member"
$Form.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(300,170)
$Form.StartPosition = "CenterScreen"
$Form.KeyPreview = $True
$Form.MaximumSize = $Form.Size
$Form.MinimumSize = $Form.Size
  
$label = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.label
$label.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(5,5)
$label.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(240,30)
$label.Text = "Type any group name"
$Form.Controls.Add($label)
$textbox = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
$textbox.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(5,40)
$textbox.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(165,25)
#$textbox.Text = "Select source PC:"
$Form.Controls.Add($textbox)
  
$search_group =
{
#region Actual Code
  
$statusBar1.Text = "Searching..."
$DLName $textbox.Text
  
getADMember($DLName)
  
$statusBar1.Text = "Searching Complete"
#endregion
}
  
$OKButton = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Button
$OKButton.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(180,38)
$OKButton.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(50,23)
$OKButton.Text = "OK"
$OKButton.Add_Click($search_group)
$Form.Controls.Add($OKButton)
  
$result_label = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.label
$result_label.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(5,65)
$result_label.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(240,30)
$result_label.Text = ""
$Form.Controls.Add($result_label)
  
$statusBar1 = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.StatusBar
$statusBar1.Name = "statusBar1"
$statusBar1.Text = "Ready..."
$form.Controls.Add($statusBar1)
  
$Form.Add_KeyDown({if ($_.KeyCode -eq "Enter"){& $search_group}})
$Form.Add_KeyDown({if ($_.KeyCode -eq "Escape")
{$Form.Close()}})
#endregion begin to draw forms
#Autocomplete region begins here
$textbox.AutoCompleteSource = 'CustomSource'
$textbox.AutoCompleteMode='SuggestAppend'
$textbox.AutoCompleteCustomSource=$autocomplete
#Importing from a file
Get-content -Path $env:temp\ADGroup.txt | % {$textbox.AutoCompleteCustomSource.AddRange($_) }
#Autocomplete region ends here
  
#Show form
$Form.Topmost = $True
$Form.Add_Shown({$Form.Activate()})
[void] $Form.ShowDialog()

Creating a form with .NET library in PowerShell

Below is an example of calling .NET library with PowerShell to build a form. The form will have a textbox for user to input a computer name to ping.

Web link reference included in the comment

#http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/28824.how-to-add-a-graphical-user-interface-to-your-powershell-functions-using-the-net-systemwindowsform-class.aspx
#region Boring beginning stuff
[void] [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Windows.Forms")
[void] [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Drawing")
#endregion
  
#region begin to draw forms
$Form = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Form
$Form.Text = "Computer Pinging Tool"
$Form.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(300,170)
$Form.StartPosition = "CenterScreen"
$Form.KeyPreview = $True
$Form.MaximumSize = $Form.Size
$Form.MinimumSize = $Form.Size
  
$label = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.label
$label.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(5,5)
$label.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(240,30)
$label.Text = "Type any computer name to test if it is on the network and can respond to ping"
$Form.Controls.Add($label)
$textbox = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.TextBox
$textbox.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(5,40)
$textbox.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(120,20)
#$textbox.Text = "Select source PC:"
$Form.Controls.Add($textbox)
  
$ping_computer_click =
{
#region Actual Code
  
$statusBar1.Text = "Pinging..."
$ComputerName $textbox.Text
  
if (Test-Connection $ComputerName -quiet -Count 2){
Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green "Computer $ComputerName has network connection"
$result_label.ForeColor= "Green"
$result_label.Text = "System Successfully Pinged"
}
Else{
Write-Host -ForegroundColor Red "Computer $ComputerName does not have network connection"
$result_label.ForeColor= "Red"
$result_label.Text = "System is NOT Pingable"
}
  
$statusBar1.Text = "Testing Complete"
#endregion
}
  
$OKButton = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.Button
$OKButton.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(140,38)
$OKButton.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(75,23)
$OKButton.Text = "OK"
$OKButton.Add_Click($ping_computer_click)
$Form.Controls.Add($OKButton)
  
$result_label = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.label
$result_label.Location = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(5,65)
$result_label.Size = New-Object System.Drawing.Size(240,30)
$result_label.Text = "Results will be listed here"
$Form.Controls.Add($result_label)
  
$statusBar1 = New-Object System.Windows.Forms.StatusBar
$statusBar1.Name = "statusBar1"
$statusBar1.Text = "Ready..."
$form.Controls.Add($statusBar1)
  
$Form.Add_KeyDown({if ($_.KeyCode -eq "Enter"){& $ping_computer_click}})
$Form.Add_KeyDown({if ($_.KeyCode -eq "Escape")
{$Form.Close()}})
#endregion begin to draw forms
  
#Show form
$Form.Topmost = $True
$Form.Add_Shown({$Form.Activate()})
[void] $Form.ShowDialog()

[PowerShell] Send email from Gmail with attachment on PowerShell

Credits goes to 

I modified the script a little bit to pick up the log from c:\temp\ daily where the filename is made up of yyyymmdd

$a = Get-Date -Format yyyyMMdd

$smtpClient = new-object system.net.mail.smtpClient 
$smtpClient.Host = 'smtp.gmail.com'
$smtpClient.Port = 587
$smtpClient.EnableSsl = $true
$SMTPClient.Credentials = New-Object System.Net.NetworkCredential("username@gmail.com", "password");

$emailFrom = "sender@domain.com"
$emailTo = "receipt1@domain.com,receipt2@domain.com"
$Subject = "Backup log for " +$a
$Body = "Please refer to attached logfile."

$emailMessage = New-Object System.Net.Mail.MailMessage
$emailMessage.From = $EmailFrom
$emailMessage.To.Add($EmailTo)
$emailMessage.Subject = $Subject
$emailMessage.Body = $Body
$emailMessage.Attachments.Add("C:\temp\libra_backup"+ $a+".txt")
$SMTPClient.Send($emailMessage)
$emailMessage.Attachments.Dispose()

 

For more information on Get-Date format, please click here

[PowerShell] Retrieving hard disk health through SMART status

To get the SMART status of the hard disk with PowerShell, you could run the following:

Get-WmiObject win32_diskdrive|Select-Object Status

 

Below is a sample script to check multiple PC’s SMART status by getting a list of PC names from a text file.

$allComputers=Get-Content -Path C:\temp\pc.txt

foreach($computer in $allComputers)
{

$isonline=test-connection -Quiet -count 2 -ComputerName $computer
if($isonline)
{

$diskStatus= Get-WmiObject win32_diskdrive -ComputerName $computer|Select-Object -ExpandProperty Status

Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green "$computer is online and disk status is $diskStatus";
$diskStatus="";
}
else
{
Write-Host -ForegroundColor Red "$computer is offline";
}

}

[PowerShell] Export AD photo

Here is a PowerShell to export AD photo, please make sure you have the rights to do so before running the script. The script will prompt for the username and it will be saved as “username.jpg” under the path specify in $path variable.

 

$username = Read-Host 'Please enter Username'

$path = 'C:\Photos\'

$User=GET-ADUser $username –properties thumbnailphoto

$Filename=$path+$username+'.jpg'

[System.Io.File]::WriteAllBytes($Filename, $User.Thumbnailphoto)

 

[PowerShell] Retrieve temperature information for Nvidia display cards

Some Nvidia display cards has support for WMI such that you could retrieve the temperature information.

For more information, please check out NVIDIA Windows Management Instrumentation SDK

Below is the code for local computer, you can always change the $ComputerName variable to point to a remote computer. I had it probe for all instances of the ThermalProbe, you can comment that out and un-comment the last 3 lines for temperature only. The majority part of the code comes from Nvidia’s SDK examples, which you could download from the link above.

Please note, as I only have NVS cards, I had filled up $supportedModels with the NVS model I have.

$ComputerName="localhost"
$supportedModels= "NVIDIA NVS 290","NVIDIA NVS 295","NVIDIA NVS 300","NVIDIA NVS 310","NVIDIA NVS 315","NVIDIA NVS 420","NVIDIA NVS 450","NVIDIA NVS 510","NVIDIA Quadro NVS 450"


$video_card_name=(gwmi win32_videocontroller -ComputerName $ComputerName)|select-object -expand name
write-host $video_card_name

If($supportedModels|?{$video_card_name -match $_})
{

#Write-Host "True"
gwmi -ComputerName $ComputerName -Namespace root\CIMV2\NV gpu|select-object name,percent*


$namespace = "root\CIMV2\NV"
$classname = "ThermalProbe"
# For local system (e.g. "LocalHost", ".") '-computername $computer' could be omitted
# retrieve all instances of the ThermalProbe class and store them:
$probes =Get-WmiObject -class $classname -computername $ComputerName -namespace $namespace
# print all ThermalProbe instances
$probes
# iterate through all Probe instances
foreach( $probe in $probes )
{
#"Call the info() method and print all the data"
$res = $probe.InvokeMethod("info",$Null)
$res
#"Query just the temperature"
#$temp = $probe.temperature
#$temp
}
}

[PowerShell] Decommission user on AD with PowerShell

The following script will do the following:

1.prompt you to input the username to be decommission

2. remove all group while writing a backup of the group to a csv

3.Move the user to OU=Decommission,OU=USER,DC=company,DC=local

4. Set Description to “Left on $date”, where $date is current date

5. Disable the account

 

$date= Get-Date -Format dd/MM/yyyy
# Removes user from all AD groups except Domain Users.
$user = Read-Host 'Please enter Username'
Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $user | Get-ADGroup -Properties * | select name, description,GroupCategory|Export-Csv $user".csv" -NoTypeInformation
$ADgroups = Get-ADPrincipalGroupMembership -Identity $user | where {$_.Name -ne "Domain Users"}
Remove-ADPrincipalGroupMembership -Identity "$user" -MemberOf $ADgroups -Confirm:$false

Get-ADUser $user|Move-ADObject -TargetPath 'OU=Decommission,OU=USER,DC=company,DC=local'
Set-ADUser $user -Description "Left on $date"
Disable-ADAccount -Identity $user

[PowerShell] Getting list of Windows 8 and 10 from AD with PowerShell

This example uses Get-ADComputer and -Filter to get a list of Windows 8 and 10 from AD.

Get-ADComputer -Filter {(OperatingSystem -LIKE "Windows 8*") -or (OperatingSystem -LIKE "Windows 10*")} -Properties *|Select name, operatingSystem, OperatingSystemVersion|Sort-Object OperatingSystemVersion -Descending|Out-GridView