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VBS script to modify displayname from an excel sheet

Posted on 2009-07-02
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I need to modify every displayname in my domain. The display name will be a mixture of the existing display name, Firstname, Lastname and Initial. I did a CSVDE export into an excel document and then used the existing fields to create the new display name . Now I need to modify all the user objects and update the new display name. I found this vbs code but I'n not sure where to put the correct user fields.
Set oNetwork = CreateObject("wscript.network")
Domain = oNetwork.UserDomain
xlsname = "path to my spreadsheet.xls"
Set oExcelApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
Set oWorkbook = oExcelApp.Workbooks.Open(xlsname)
Set oWorksheet = oWorkbook.Worksheets(1)
oWorksheet.Activate
oExcelApp.Visible = False
iCounter = 2
bEmpty = False
Do Until bEmpty = True    
   strCell = oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 1)
   If strCell = "" Then
        bEmpty = True
   Else
    	EditUser oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 1), oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 2), oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 3)
	iCounter = iCounter + 1
   End If
Loop
oExcelApp.Quit
WScript.Echo("Done!")
 
Sub EditUser(SAMAccountName, Manager, Department)
	UserADSPath = GetObjectDN(SAMAccountName, Domain)
         If UserADSPath <> "?" Then
	       Set oUser = GetObject(UserADSPath)
	       oUser.Manager = Manager
	       oUser.Department = Department
	       oUser.SetInfo()
         Else
                WScript.Echo("User " & SAMAccountName & " not found")
         End If
End Sub
 
Function GetObjectDN(strObject, strDomain)
	On Error Resume Next : Err.Clear
	Set objNameTranslate = CreateObject("NameTranslate")
	objNameTranslate.Init 3, ""
	objNameTranslate.Set 3, strdomain & "\" & strObject
	strObjectDN = objNameTranslate.Get(1)
	If Err.Number <> 0 Then
		strObjectDN = "?"
	End If
	Set objNameTranslate = Nothing
	On Error Goto 0
	GetObjectDN = strObjectDN
End Function

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by:nailgg
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Hi. Leche671
Actually i didn't understand what do u need completely, but as i understand u can use "EditUser" sub to edit the fields(on 23. line of the code)
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by:leche671
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Sorry for such a late response I just got back into to work. My question is where in the script do I reference the proper fields. I don't see where the script looks up the fileds in the excel document. I want to make sure when the script runs it doesn't put the "department" field in the "telephone" field. I really don't know scripting
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Do Until bEmpty = True    
   strCell = oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 1)
   If strCell = "" Then
        bEmpty = True
   Else
        EditUser oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 1), oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 2), oWorksheet.Cells(iCounter, 3)
        iCounter = iCounter + 1
   End If
do u understand this code? it edits the fields until it founds an empty field. on the 16. line of code it calls the edituser sub.

this is the answer, or i still don't understand your question.
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