Finding the Global Catalog Servers in a Forest
Updated: February 28, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to find the global catalog servers in a forest.
The following example demonstrates how to find the global catalog servers in the Fabrikam forest:
Get-ADForest Fabrikam.com | FL GlobalCatalogs
For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Get-ADForest, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Get-ADForest –detailed, and then press ENTER.