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[RESOLVED]Can Autoit filter like Powershell?

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Is there a way to be able to filter like power can filter?

Like the way this powershell script filters for instance:

Import-Module ActiveDirectory
Get-ADUser -Filter {EmailAddress -eq "$Usersemailaddress"}| Select-Object -ExpandProperty SamAccountName | Out-File C:\Users\"$env:username"\Desktop\email2samconversion.txt
 

Goal is trying to get the SamAccountName by filtering with the email address of a user in AD.

I have the AD.UDF but it only works with the Sam and the FQDN. i've tried running powershell in Autoit, but it takes at least 7 seconds to start Powershell>import the module>create the text file>read the text file>Delete the textfile from desktop>Display in Edit box in GUI. I'm wondering if there is a way to filter the search function of AD through autoit kind of like how Powershell does.

i've not yet been able to powershell to run properly in Autoit either:

I tried:

Run(powershell -Command Import-Module ActiveDirectory | Get-ADUser -Filter {mail -eq "$UserEmail"} | Select-Object -ExpandProperty SamAccountName | Out-File C:\users\$env:username\desktop\SamaccountNametextfile.txt")

But it keeps failing. I tried using ShellExecute as well and neither of them worked.

Edited by Quantumation
Figured it out, thanks to water

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So you want to retrieve users based on their emailaddress?
This should be possible with _AD_GetObjectsInOU.
Can't test at the moment but if you like I can provide an example.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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I found the help site, I think I see what you're saying. That is awesome.

An example would be amazing.

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#include <AD.au3

Func EmailConvertSam()
    _AD_Open()
    If @error Then Exit MsgBox(16, "Active Directory", "Function _AD_Open encountered a problem. @error = " & @error & ", @extended = " & @extended)
    Local $Email = GUICtrlRead($emailaddress)
    $aObjects = _AD_GetObjectsInOU("", "(mail=" & $Email & ")", 2, "sAMAccountName", "sAMAccountName")
    _ArrayDisplay($aObjects)
    _AD_Close()
EndFunc   ;==>EmailConvertSam

@water I figured it out, no need for an example. I'll mark this topic as resolved.

Thank you for the accurate direction, very appreciated.

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:)


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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