[00:13] "Dsquery and dsget are powerful commands you can use to retrieve information from Active Directory. This article first shows you how to build a distinguished name (DN) and then how to use the DN within these commands. This article shows you how you can use dsquery and dsget to retrieve lists of users, computers, groups, inactive accounts, disabled accounts, accounts with stale passwords, and group memberships." – pearsonitcertification.com
[00:19] You can use various command line utilities to finding, querying objects.
They are "dsquery user " with "-name " switch and "dsget user ".
[1:33] Take a look at:https:/www.computerperformance.co.uk/logon/dsquery/” target=”_new”>>https://www.computerperformance.co.uk/logon/dsquery/_
[00:30] "The DS (Directory Service) group of commands are split into two families. In one branch are DSadd, DSmod, DSrm and DSMove and in the other branch are DSQuery and DSGet.
When it comes to choosing a scripting tool for Active Directory objects, you really are spoilt for choice. The the DS family of built-in command line executables offer alternative strategies to CSVDE, LDIFDE and VBScript" – computerperformance.co.uk
[00:39] *" in this context represents a regular expression.
"SNOOPY*" means the first word is SNOOPY and following any 1 or 2 or 0 character(s) is okay.
To learn more about Regular Expression, I just made a note about it, at http://bit.ly/Regular-Expressions.