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Get Computer

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator

You can use the Get Computer activity in a runbook to get the properties of a computer in Active Directory.

This activity publishes all of the data from the required and optional properties into published data. Additional published data is generated based on the class that you select when you define the activity.

The following tables list the required and optional properties and published data for this activity.

Get Computer optional properties

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

ReturnDNOnly

If true, only the Distinguished Name property will be returned instead of all properties.

Boolean

Search Root

The distinguished name of the node in the Active Directory Domain Services hierarchy where the search starts.

String

Search Scope

The scope of the search that is observed by the server. The options are Base, OneLevel or SubTree.

String

Get Computer filter properties

 

Element

Description

Filters

Value Type

Disabled

Specifies whether the account is currently disabled

EqualTo,NotEqualTo

Boolean

Common Name

Name to identify the computer

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

Description

Description for the computer

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

Display Name

Display name of the computer

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

Indirect MemberOf

Distinguished names of groups that this computer is an indirect member of

EqualTo

String

Computer Role

Computer's role in the domain: Domain Controller, server, or workstation

Equals,DoesNotEqual

Int32

Location

Computer’s location

Equals,DoesNotEqual

String

Managed By

Distinguished name of the user that is assigned to manage this object.

EqualTo

String

MemberOf

Distinguished names of groups that this computer is a member of

EqualTo

String

Operating System

Name of the computer's operating system

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

Operating System Service Pack

Service pack level of the computer's operating system

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

Operating System Version

Version of the computer's operating system

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

DNS Host Name

Name of the computer as registered in DNS

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

Sam Account Name

Account name to support earlier versions of the operating system

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,Contains,DoesNotContain,EndsWith,StartsWith

String

Modification Date

Date the computer account was last changed

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,GreaterThan,GreaterThanOrEqualTo,LessThan,LessThanOrEqualTo

DateTime

Creation Date

Date and time that the account was created

EqualTo,NotEqualTo,GreaterThan,GreaterThanOrEqualTo,LessThan,LessThanOrEqualTo

DateTime

Get Computer published data

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

Disabled

Specifies whether the account is currently disabled.

Boolean

Common Name

Name to identify the computer.

String

Count

The number of groups returned by this activity.

Integer

Description

Description of the computer.

String

Display Name

Displays the name of the computer

String

Distinguished Name

Distinguished name that uniquely identifies the computer account

String

DNS Host Name

Name of the computer as registered in DNS

String

Location

Computer's location

String

Computer Role

Computer's role in the domain: Domain Controller, server, or workstation

Int32

Managed By

Distinguished name of the user that is assigned to manage this object.

String

Operating System

Name of the computer operating system

String

Operating System Service Pack

Service pack level of the computer operating system

String

Operating System Version

Version of the computer operating system

String

Sam Account Name

Account name to support earlier versions of the operating system

String

Modification Date

The date when the computer account was last changed

DateTime

Creation Date

The date and time when the account was created

DateTime

Search Root

The distinguished name of the node in the Active Directory Domain Services hierarchy where the search starts.

String

Search Scope

The scope of the search that is observed by the server. The options are Base, OneLevel or SubTree.

String

See Also

 
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