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Copy your Active Directory OU structure to ControlUp

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Copy your Active Directory OU structure to ControlUp
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Missing some structure?

ControlUp’s organization tree offers a nice way of organizing your monitored computers, much like in many IT management systems. One limitation of this tree is the fact that it needs to be created and maintained manually. Usually, admins base their ControlUp organizational structure on the existing OU structure in Active Directory, which makes perfect sense. So wouldn’t it be nice if we could automagically take the Active Directory OU structure along with the computers in it, and replicate it into ControlUp? Now we can!

This post will explain the basics on ControlUp v7 PowerShell module and then provide a PowerShell script that syncs a given Active Directory OU structure into ControlUp. Here’s a video of the script in action:

The full PowerShell script can be found below, but first let’s explain briefly how it works.

ControlUp PowerShell Module

Starting with version 7.0, ControlUp includes a few PowerShell cmdlets which are meant to provide automation capabilities for manipulating the organizational tree. The following cmdlets are supported:

 

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