How to Export Members of a Particular AD Group


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Steps
  1. Open the Powershell ISE on your domain controller → run the following Powershell script (if you need to generate a report on a specific AD group, change the $nameofgroup parameter):

    $nameofgroup= 'Domain Admins'
    $groupsusers=Get-ADGroup -Identity $nameofgroup | 
      ForEach-Object{
                    $settings=@{Group=$_.DistinguishedName;Member=$null}
            $_ | Get-ADGroupMember |
                  ForEach-Object{
                                           $settings.Member=$_.DistinguishedName
                        New-Object PsObject -Property $settings
                    }
        }
        $groupsusers | Export-Csv C:\scripts\GroupsUsers.csv –NoTypeInformation

     

    Export Group Members with PowerShell

  1. Run Netwrix Auditor → Navigate to “Reports” → Expand the “Active Directory” section → Go to “Active Directory – State-in-Time” → Select “Group Members” → Click “View”.

    If you want to generate the report on a specific AD group, change the Group Path parameter.

Export Group Members with Netwrix Auditor

Keep Active Directory Groups under Control by Reviewing Membership Reports

A manager or compliance auditor might ask an IT admin to export AD group members into a report for review. Having an Active Directory tool that can quickly export any group members into a readable format will enable the IT admin to fulfill such requests far faster than they could using native tools.

Netwrix Auditor for Active Directory enables IT admins to quickly generate a report on Active Directory group members in an easy-to-read format. They can export Active Directory group members to CSV or PDF format, so they have the flexibility to easily respond to any request.