Finding a Domain Controller's Site

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 site of a domain controller in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

The following example demonstrates how to find the site for the domain controller FabrikamSrv-DC1:

Get-ADDomainController -Identity FabrikamSrv-DC1 | FT Name,Site

For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Get-ADDomainController, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Get-ADDomainController –detailed, and then press ENTER.

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