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Get-LocalGroup

Gets the local security groups.
Get-LocalGroup [[-Name] <String[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-LocalGroup [[-SID] <SecurityIdentifier[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

The Get-LocalGroup cmdlet gets local security groups in Security Account Manager. This cmdlet gets default built-in groups and local security groups that you create.

Parameters

-Name <String[]>

Specifies an array of names of security groups that this cmdlet gets. You can use the wildcard character.

-SID <SecurityIdentifier[]>

Specifies an array of security IDs (SIDs) of security groups that this cmdlet gets.

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

Inputs
System.String, System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier
You can pipe a string or a SID to this cmdlet.
Outputs
System.Management.Automation.SecurityAccountsManager.LocalGroup
This cmdlet returns a local group.
Examples
  1. Get the Administrators group:
    PS C:\> Get-LocalGroup -Name "Administrators"
    
       Name           Description
       ----           -----------
       Administrators Administrators have complete and unrestricted access to the computer/domain

    This command gets the local Administrators group. The command displays properties of the group in the console.

Additional Notes
 The PrincipalSource property is a property on LocalUser , LocalGroup , and LocalPrincipal * objects that 
 describes the source of the object. The possible sources are as follows:

 - Local

 - Active Directory

 - Azure Active Directory group

 - Microsoft Account PrincipalSource is supported only by Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, and later versions 
 of the Windows operating system. For earlier versions, the property is blank.
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