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Hi
I want to add some number of users to my domain, from command prompt. I know that I can simply use:
net user user_name password /ADD
to perfrom the job, but the problem is, this command will add the users to "Users" folder in the domain, while I want to add the users to a previously created "Organizational Unit".
Is there a way to add users to an Organizational Unit, from command prompt? Or is there a way to move a user from one Organizational Unit to other, from the command prompt?
Thanks in advance
Huji
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Hello Huji,

Try this article, it would let you add users to a particular OU from command prompt using the command dsadd utility, I am assuming you are using Windows 2003 , if this is not the case please let me know what OS

http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/ezine/ezine29.htm#Example%202%20Creating%20a%20User%20-%20DSadd%20user....



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If you are running a Windows 2000 server as a DC, you should have a look at the following URL. It gives step by step instruction on how to create a new user in an OU using the LDIF command from a command line:

http://groups.google.ca/groups?hl=en&lr=&threadm=eSkBLlO3BHA.568%40tkmsftngp07&rnum=2&prev=/groups%3Fq%3Dcreate%2Ba%2Bnew%2Buser%2Bin%2Ban%2BOU%2Bfrom%2Bcommand%2Bprompt%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26selm%3DeSkBLlO3BHA.568%2540tkmsftngp07%26rnum%3D2

Hope that helps!

Thanks and Good Luck!
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