Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

How do I include many user names to my Powershell script to reset Passwords?

Posted on 2011-02-11
5
Medium Priority
?
420 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Experts,

       How do I add more users to my script to update their password?

Thanks, Missymadi
$users = get-qaduser -samaccountname USERNAME 
$users | %{
set-qaduser -Userpassword 'Test'
get-qaduser -samaccountname $_.samaccountname | Select samaccountname, passwordlastset | out-file c:\PwdChanged.txt -noclobber
}

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:missymadi
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:KenMcF
ID: 34873734
You can do it a few ways

$users = get-qaduser -searchbase "OU=Users_OU,DC=Domain,DC=Local"

$users = get-content c:\users.txt

$users = @(
"User1"
"User2"
"User3"
)
0
 

Author Comment

by:missymadi
ID: 34874259
How would I add a line that notifies the user that the script completed?
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:KenMcF
ID: 34874365
The user running the script or the user that is having the password changed?
0
 

Author Comment

by:missymadi
ID: 34874466
The user running the script.
0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
KenMcF earned 2000 total points
ID: 34874547
You can write it out to the console

$users | %{  
set-qaduser -Userpassword 'Test'  
Write-host "$($_) password was reset"
get-qaduser -samaccountname $_.samaccountname | Select samaccountname, passwordlastset | out-file c:\PwdChanged.txt -noclobber  
}
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article will help you understand what HashTables are and how to use them in PowerShell.
In previous parts of this Nano Server deployment series, we learned how to create, deploy and configure Nano Server as a Hyper-V host. In this part, we will look for a clustering option. We will create a Hyper-V cluster of 3 Nano Server host nodes w…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …

670 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question