Ping Computers in Domain and Output to Excel

This script queries Gets a list of Windows 7 Computers in domain , pings them and outputs result to Excel

 

#Get computers from first domain
$computers = get-adcomputer -Filter 'ObjectClass -eq "Computer"'  -Server domain1.com -properties operatingsystem |Where-Object -property OperatingSystem -like "Windows 7*" | Select -Expand DNSHostName

#uncomment this line if you want to query a second domain and add the list of computers to ping
#The += appends the output, the  -Expand dnsname returns the FQDN of each computer for the resultant test-connection command (ping)
#$computers += get-adcomputer -Filter 'ObjectClass -eq "Computer"'  -Server domain2.com -properties operatingsystem |Where-Object -property OperatingSystem -like "Windows 7*" | Select -Expand DNSHostName

#Create a New Excel Object for storing Data
$excelworksheet = New-Object -comobject Excel.Application
$excelworksheet.visible = $True 

$b = $excelworksheet.Workbooks.Add()
$c = $b.Worksheets.Item(1)

# Create the title row

$c.Cells.Item(1,1) = "Machine Name"
$c.Cells.Item(1,2) = "OS"

$d = $c.UsedRange
$d.Interior.ColorIndex = 23
$d.Font.ColorIndex = 2
$d.Font.Bold = $True


$intRow = 2

# Run through the Array of Computers

foreach ($item in $Computers)
{ 
if (test-connection -computername $item -Count 1 -quiet)
    { Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green $item
    $SN = 'Online'
    #$i + "`n" + "================" 
    $c.cells.item($intRow,1) = $item 
    $c.cells.item($intRow,2) = $SN
    $intRow++
    } 
else 
    { Write-Host -ForegroundColor Yellow $item " Offline" 
    $SN = 'Offline' 
    $c.cells.item($intRow,1) = $item
    $c.cells.item($intRow,2) = $SN
    $intRow++
    } 
}

$intRow++

# Save workbook data

$b.SaveAs("C:\temp\britV8\Checklist.xlsx")

 

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