Finding the NetBIOS Name of a Domain

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to find the NetBIOS name of a domain in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).


The following example demonstrates how find the NetBIOS name of the domain:

Get-ADDomain –Identity

Additional information

For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Get-ADDomain, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Get-ADDomain –detailed, and then press ENTER.