PowerShell Search AD for SAMAccountName like

#The below powershell script will return all AD accounts like jeff*

$strFilter = “(&(objectCategory=User)(sAMAccountname=jeff*))”

$objDomain = New-Object System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry

$objSearcher = New-Object System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher

$objSearcher.SearchRoot = $objDomain

$objSearcher.PageSize = 1000

$objSearcher.Filter = $strFilter

$objSearcher.SearchScope = “Subtree”

$colProplist = “samaccountname”

foreach ($i in $colPropList){$objSearcher.PropertiesToLoad.Add($i)}

$colResults = $objSearcher.FindAll()

foreach ($objResult in $colResults)

{$objItem = $objResult.Properties; $objItem.samaccountname}

Written By: Jeffrey Maxan

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