Mass update Active Directory?

Posted on 2006-05-31
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Is there a way to mass update Active Directory? For example, the Company name, street address, city, etc. is the same for everyone.

Also, is there an interface I can allow HR to use to maintain the updates on their own?
Question by:JRockFL
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    here is a wwwally solution from PAQ
    Use "dsmod user" to add the fields you want.
    Make an export of the ad ou with csvde and select the fields to match the users and add their numbers into the file.
    then make a text file with dsmod user "OU=ouname,DC=mydomain,DC=com" and the attributes you want.
    Run it as a batch file and your done.

    Take a look in the "dsmod user /?" for some more info.
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    Yes, i already saw that solution. I was looking for something else.
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    Accepted Solution

    For all common attributes, you can select all the users, right-click and select Properties.  All the common attributes will be available to modify in one step.

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    Thanks Netman66!
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