Get-User

Returns one or more Sitecore users using the specified criteria.

Syntax

Get-User [-Identity] <AccountIdentity> [-Authenticated]

Get-User -Filter <String> [-Authenticated] [-ResultPageSize <Int32>]

Get-User -Current

Detailed Description

The Get-User command returns a user or performs a search to retrieve multiple users from Sitecore.

The Identity parameter specifies the Sitecore user to get. You can specify a user by its local name or fully qualified name. You can also specify user object variable, such as $<user>.

To search for and retrieve more than one user, use the Filter parameter.

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Parameters

-Identity  <AccountIdentity>

Specifies the Sitecore user by providing one of the following values.

Local Name:

admin

Fully Qualified Name:

sitecore\admi 
Aliases
Required? true
Position? 1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? true (ByValue)
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Filter  <String>

Specifies a simple pattern to match Sitecore users.

Examples: The following examples show how to use the filter syntax.

To get all the users, use the asterisk wildcard:

Get-User -Filter *

To get all the users in a domain use the following command:

Get-User -Filter "sitecore\*" 
Aliases
Required? true
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Current  <SwitchParameter>

Aliases
Required? true
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Authenticated  <SwitchParameter>

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-ResultPageSize  <Int32>

Specifies the number of users to retrieve per request to the user provider. Each page of users is written to the pipeline before the next request is made. Without specifying this parameter all accounts are retrieved before passing down the pipeline.

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • System.String Represents the identity of a user.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Sitecore.Security.Accounts.User Returns one or more users.

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1


PS master:\> Get-User -Identity admin

Name                     Domain       IsAdministrator IsAuthenticated
----                     ------       --------------- ---------------
sitecore\admin           sitecore     True            False

EXAMPLE 2


PS master:\> "admin","michael" | Get-User

Name                     Domain       IsAdministrator IsAuthenticated
----                     ------       --------------- ---------------
sitecore\Admin           sitecore     True            False
sitecore\michael         sitecore     False           False

EXAMPLE 3


PS master:\> Get-User -Filter *

Name                     Domain       IsAdministrator IsAuthenticated
----                     ------       --------------- ---------------
default\Anonymous        default      False           False
extranet\Anonymous       extranet     False           False
sitecore\Admin           sitecore     True            False
sitecore\michael         sitecore     False           False

EXAMPLE 4


PS master:\> Get-User -Filter "michaellwest@*.com"

Name                     Domain       IsAdministrator IsAuthenticated
----                     ------       --------------- ---------------
sitecore\michael         sitecore     False           False

EXAMPLE 5

Expand the MemberOf property to see a list of roles that the specified user is a member.


PS master:\> Get-User -Identity sitecore\michael | Select-Object -ExpandProperty MemberOf

Name                                     Domain       IsEveryone
----                                     ------       ----------
sitecore\PowerShell Extensions Remoting  sitecore     False
sitecore\Developer                       sitecore     False

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