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Powershell - How to find who is a local administrator on the servers in Active Directory

I would like some help to merge these two scripts, the first one I've made myself the other one is borrowed. How do I get these scripts merged, so I can get list of all the servers and of all members ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2, how to define local administrator on each machine?

I need to get a little help in tuning my Active Directory. I would like to be able to give the right of 'local administrator' to a group of users already defined in AD. This is in order not to have to ...
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What are pros and cons of keeping a local administrator account in Windows 7 workstations in a domain?

We have a network with Windows 7 Enterprise machines, all members of a domain. We've been keeping a local (unlocked) 'Admin' account on each workstation in parallel to the built-in (locked) ...
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How can I reset the local Administrator password for a Windows Vista client connected to a domain?

I have a Windows Vista client computer that is connected to a Windows Domain. I can login with the user account for DOMAIN\user1 and also with the Domain Administrator account DOMAIN\Administrator but ...
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Is it possible to add a local user to the admins group through group policy?

I'd like to have a local user in the admins group for when the computer isn't connected to the domain. Currently I use a start up script to create the user and add it to the admins group. Is there a ...
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Finding all users who are local admin on domain

In our windows 2003 domain there are a few computers where domain users are member of the local administrator group. I am looking for the best way to create a list of all the computers where this is ...