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I have a server 2003 network and i am having trouble with user accounts.
I have ranger for networks installed which user account manager to manage users, but there are alot of users that are missing the "Username"@domainname in the account properties in AD, and ranger uses this field.
I have managed to put in the upn suffix "@domainname" for all users, but cannot put in their username.

Can someone help? Powershell was mentioned to me???

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Question by:andrewjones1987
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by:Leon Teale
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are you in a pre-windows environment?

were these accounts working fine and then one day they disapeared?
who set them up? can you vouch they were set up correctly?
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by:andrewjones1987
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no not in a pre windows environment. accounts were ok.

its not everyone.....about 75
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by:Leon Teale
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soo...you suddenly realised you werent getting mail and then checked and it had changed the username to the pre-windows 2000 field?

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BSonPosh earned 500 total points
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You could use the Quest cmdlets for Powershell to fix this. www.quest.com/powershell


$users = Get-QADuser -size 0
foreach($user in $users)
{
   $UPN = "$($user.sAMAccountName)@ad.londonacademy.org.uk"
   $user | Set-QADUser -UserPrincipalName $UPN
}

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by:andrewjones1987
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getting error.....see below
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by:BSonPosh
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You have to install the cmdlets via the link I provided. If you did that you need to add them to the current shell like this

Add-pssnapin Quest.ActiveRoles.ADManagement
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by:andrewjones1987
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how???
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by:BSonPosh
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How what?

To install
dl here: www.quest.com/powershell
double click MSI

To add to your current shell
Add-pssnapin Quest.ActiveRoles.ADManagement
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