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    Find OU for PC

    Anyone good with Active Directory?

    Is there an easy way to find which OU (folder) a computer is in via AD-U&C?

    I'm looking at a very large domain and I can find the PC by hostname using search, but how can I tell which OU the object is actually contained in?

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    In the find window, click View, and the Choose columns

    You can then select the 'published at' column, which shows where in the AD structure the machine is.

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    Yes - search for the computer name then in the search results go to view and choose columns. Select Published At

    Damn! Too slow

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    Yes. Use "find" from the right-click menu off your root domain, change the find box to "computers" and type in the name. This doesn't immediately give you the info you need, so go to the "view" menu, and "choose columns", and add "Published At" to the columns shown... this will show you where it is.

    bah - two replies in the time it took me to type!

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    Thanks guys, knew I was missing something obvious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcollings View Post
    Yes - search for the computer name then in the search results go to view and choose columns. Select Published At

    Damn! Too slow
    Or find it, double click and look at the Object tab

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpuffMonkey View Post
    Or find it, double click and look at the Object tab
    Seem to be missing the Object tab, I only have Delegation/Location/Manged by/Dial in/General/Operating System/Member of

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    Quote Originally Posted by somabc View Post
    Seem to be missing the Object tab, I only have Delegation/Location/Manged by/Dial in/General/Operating System/Member of
    I think you need to click on View/Advanced Features

    Cheers

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