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I have a username/samid and need to find the email address of this user.

I know only the account name/samid of the user and want to find the email of this user.
Can I do that with dsget or dsquery? I know how to search for a full name of a person but I cant seem to find any info on how to search by samid, is it possible?

I tried "dsget user -samid username", but that didnt work..
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rmcgregor earned 1600 total points
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Not exactly.

You should use dsquery to search this user and dsget - to get details.

like:
dsquery user -samid username* | dsget user -email
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by:anuroopkoka2005
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Try to download the free script from the below link which will display the user details:

http://the-roberts-family.net/vbscript/fu.htm
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by:anuroopkoka2005
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this simple script will give u all the details about the user account...
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by:bergsprekken
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Thanks for the command description and exmple rmcgregor it was exactly what i needed. And thanks for posting the script anuroopkoka2005.
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