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renaming cn field in batch

Last Modified: 2013-12-24
i need to modify our directory so that i can get it synching with the central AD for user poulation the problem is their ad has the cn as the userid and ours as firstname lastname.

what i want to do is basically run a batchfile to traverse the structure in my ad and do a where cn != samaccountname samaccountname=cn is there an easy way to batch this ive gone through all my books and cant find any examples of anything similar :(
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