Investigating AD Classes

by Mar 4, 2016

Active Directory organizes its content in classes like "user" or "computer". Each class has a predefined set of attributes, like "Name" or "distinguishedName".

PowerShell can get in touch with the AD schema, and investigate all of the attributes a given AD class supports – or requires. You also get detailed information about the data types and ranges that are valid for a given attribute.

Just make sure you are logged on to an Active Directory before you execute this code:

#requires -Version 1

$Name = 'User'

$type = [DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.ActiveDirectorySchema]

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