Create AD users with Powershell and CSV file.

Posted on 2011-02-16
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Would someone be able to help me create a script that could read from a CSV file to create AD users?  If someone could at least give me a basic idea of the snytax I would appreciate it.  Also, does it make any difference that this is a Server 2003 domain?
Question by:Go-GBS
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Richard2k4 earned 150 total points
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Look at the quest QAD controls.  Pretty sure there is a cmdlet that can do it.
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KenMcF earned 100 total points
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I agree the quest tools will be the easiest. What does your CSV file hearder look like?
This is not tested..
Here is an example


$users = import-csv c:\users.csv
$Users | %{
new-qaduser  -name $ -samaccountname $_.samaccountname -FirstName $_.firstName -LastName $_.LastName -parentcontainer "OU=UserAccount,DC=Domain,DC=Local" -userpassword "P@ssw0rd"

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Is this where you're referring to?
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Thank you for the help.

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