LKBEN10641: Howto find the active directory site a computer is located in


You have created sites in active directory and want to know if the a certain computer is in a certain site


This is usefull for troubleshooting the logon of the client


You can write a little vbscript to find the site. You can also do look in active directory sites and trusts and look at the defined subnets. You than locate the IP address of the client in those subnets.

The vbscript that reads the site information looks like this:

Set objADSysInfo = CreateObject("ADSystemInfo")

WScript.Echo "Your current site name is " & objADSysInfo.SiteName


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.