Finding Computers with a Particular Operating System
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 computers that are running a particular operating system.
The following example demonstrates how to find computers that are running the Windows Server 2008 operating system:
Get-ADComputer -Filter 'OperatingSystem -eq "Windows Server 2008 Enterprise"'
Get-ADComputer -Filter 'OperatingSystem -eq " 6.0 (6001)"'
For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Get-ADComputer, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Get-ADComputer –detailed, and then press ENTER.