csvde   users to contacts in diffrent forest

Posted on 2006-06-03
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
HI, i have used csvde a few times but im sur eit was working more with luck than any things else

any way i have some exporting importing to do on a tight dead line and i just cant get my head round it looking for help please

I am wanting to export a list of users from one domain  and import in to another  but as contacts.

assuming the domain name was  and the ou to import in to was called xcontacts  what would i need to do and what info would beneeded in the export to start with?

our email address are

i have admodify too if csvde cant do all of this


im sure it s simple to someone who uses's it a lot.

Question by:mhamer
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    first, the exports are pretty easy. use LDIFDE

    i would use dsadd to import new users to other domain. i did this and just used excel to concatenate the data into the correct format

    dsadd contact "CN=Bill Gates,OU=OU1,DC=experts,DC=exchange,DC=com" -fn Bill -ln Gates -display "Bill Gates - MS" -email

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