help with dsadd user Script - Import large number of users?

Posted on 2004-12-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
What I'm trying to do is setup a dsadd script that will read a csv file & import about 200 new users I need to get setup in the next day or two.

some of the variables would be fn, mi, ln, display, membeof, ect...

I really have no scripting experience (A little Korn on Sun about 4 years ago) & I know this is a fairly basic questions.

But... can someone point me to a sample that I may (gasp) plagiarize for my use or give me the basic example how to read the variables off a csv file?  I'm in a bit of a time crunch here (understatement) & don't really feel like trying to reinvent the wheel if it's already out there somewhere.

I appreciate any help!
Have a good one!

Question by:deathandgravity
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    It's very easy. Use CSVDE
    no script, just one command :)
    Look here:
    But you really should export first, to have a backup and see how ldap fields are labeld.
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    Excellent!  - That did the trick.  Got all the account in under a hour.

    Know of any similar tools that can I can set terminal server settings?  Profile & mapped drivers?

    Thanks for your help!

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