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  • File get-serials.ps1 — part of check-in [d1f1ba281a] at 2018-06-10 13:16:24 on branch trunk — Return a list of computers with their serial numbers. For Dell computers the Win32_BIOS.SerialNumber property is the service tag of the computer. This identifies the computer on the Dell support site, and with it you can get the proper drivers/manuals and warranty information. (user: Jeff Patton size: 4822)

# encoding: ascii
# api: powershell
# title: get-serials
# description: Return a list of computers with their serial numbers. For Dell computers the Win32_BIOS.SerialNumber property is the service tag of the computer. This identifies the computer on the Dell support site, and with it you can get the proper drivers/manuals and warranty information.
# version: 0.1
# type: script
# author: Jeff Patton
# license: CC0
# x-poshcode-id: 2873
# x-archived: 2017-05-22T04:06:26
# x-published: 2012-07-28T14:35:00
#
#
<#
    .SYNOPSIS
        Get the BIOS serial numbers from computers in the domain.
    .DESCRIPTION
        Return a list of computers with their serial numbers. For Dell computers the Win32_BIOS.SerialNumber property
        is the service tag of the computer. This identifies the computer on the Dell support site, and with it you can
        get the proper drivers/manuals and warranty information.
    .PARAMETER ADSPath
        The location within Active Directory to find computers.
    .EXAMPLE
        .\get-serials.ps1 -ADSPath "LDAP://OU=workstations,DC=company,DC=com"

        ComputerName                                                ServiceTag
        ------------                                                ----------
        Desktop-pc01                                                a1b2c3d
        Desktop-pc02                                                b2c3d4e
        Desktop-pc03                                                The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from H ...
        Desktop-pc04                                                f4g5h6i

        Description
        -----------
        This example shows the output of the command.
    .EXAMPLE
        .\get-serials.ps1 -ADSPath "LDAP://OU=workstations,DC=company,DC=com" `
        | Export-Csv .\sample.csv -NoTypeInformation
        
        Description
        -----------
        This example shows piping the output to a csv file.
    .NOTES
    .LINK
        http://scripts.patton-tech.com/wiki/PowerShell/Production/GetSerials
#>

Param
    (
        [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)]
        $ADSPath
    )
Begin
    {    
        $ScriptName = $MyInvocation.MyCommand.ToString()
        $LogName = "Application"
        $ScriptPath = $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path
        $Username = $env:USERDOMAIN + "\" + $env:USERNAME

        New-EventLog -Source $ScriptName -LogName $LogName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
        	
        $Message = "Script: " + $ScriptPath + "`nScript User: " + $Username + "`nStarted: " + (Get-Date).toString()
        Write-EventLog -LogName $LogName -Source $ScriptName -EventID "100" -EntryType "Information" -Message $Message 
        #	Dotsource in the AD functions I need
        . .\includes\ActiveDirectoryManagement.ps1
    }
Process
    {
    	$Workstations = Get-ADObjects -ADSPath $ADSPath
        
        $Jobs = @()
    	foreach ($Workstation in $Workstations)
    		{
                [string]$ThisWorkstation = $Workstation.Properties.name
                $ThisJob = New-Object PSobject
    			if ($Workstation -eq $null){}
    			else
    				{
                        Try
                            {
                                $ErrorActionPreference = "Stop"
                                $Serial = Get-WmiObject -query "select SerialNumber from win32_bios" `
                                        -computername $ThisWorkstation
                                $Return = $serial.serialnumber
                            }
                        Catch
                            {
                                [string]$ThisError = $Error[0].Exception
                                $ThisError = $ThisError.Substring($ThisError.IndexOf(":"))
                                $ThisError = $ThisError.Substring(1,$ThisError.IndexOf("`r"))
                                $return = $ThisError.Trim()
                            }
                        
                        Add-Member -InputObject $ThisJob -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "ComputerName" `
                            -Value $ThisWorkstation
                        Add-Member -InputObject $ThisJob -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "ServiceTag" -Value $Return
    				}
                $Jobs += $ThisJob
                $ThisJob
    		}

        $Message = [system.string]::Join("`n",($Jobs))
        Write-EventLog -LogName $LogName -Source $ScriptName -EventId "101" -EntryType "Information" -Message $Message
    }
End
    {        
    	$Message = "Script: " + $ScriptPath + "`nScript User: " + $Username + "`nFinished: " + (Get-Date).toString()
    	Write-EventLog -LogName $LogName -Source $ScriptName -EventID "100" -EntryType "Information" -Message $Message
    }