Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops SDK


Retrieve the effective administrator objects for a user.


Get-AdminEffectiveAdministrator [-Name] <String> [-BearerToken <String>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This command determines what groups the specified user belongs to and retrieves the matching administrator records. It includes the set of rights that would be granted to the user if he or she used the system.

As this command uses Active Directory to determine what groups the user has, the caller must have the ability to read this information from Active Directory.

Only enabled administrator records are returned.


Name Description Required? Pipeline Input Default Value
Name User name or ID of user to query true true (ByValue)  
BearerToken Specifies the bearer token assigned to the calling user false false  
AdminAddress Specifies the address of a XenDesktop controller the PowerShell snap-in will connect to. You can provide this as a host name or an IP address. false false Localhost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value becomes the default.

Input Type


User name or ID of user to query

Return Values


Administrator records matching the specified user


Example 1

C:\PS> Get-AdminEffectiveAdministrator MYDOMAIN\testuser


Retrieve the administrator records matching user ‘testuser’.