Weekly Tip 66

Get Collections that use an OU as their Query Rule

This script will output, as a CSV file, the collection names and IDs of collections that are using an OU as their query.

Note: This script targets device-based collections. It can easily be modified for user by changing lines 6 and 25. Change the CollectionType from “2” to “1” in like 6, and change get-cmdevicecollectionquerymembershiprule to get-cmuserollectionquerymembershiprule in line 25.


Modify line 1 for your CSV file. Provide the path and file name.

Modify lines 2 and 3 to the name of your ConfigMgr primary site server and site code.

Mody line 30 to include the domain and OU that is being used in your queries, leaving the quotes and wildcards.

Example: if ($coll_query -like “*CONTOSO.COM/Desktops*”) {


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