.NET

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()