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Need to update GAL from the attributes given in excel sheet

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I need to update the records like: Mobile num,department,Address(Street,City,Postal Code) etc in GAL.

Will any one please help me to locate the best script to automate the whole process with sample of excel file with required attributes?
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Is there any tool which can be used to update multiple entries at same like concerned mobile number and address etc..
Can I take the inputs from excels sheet ..if yes what should the format for attributes..?
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I tried admodify-but it can work for same entries only also tried galmod to give access to user-but not satisfied!
I also have one script (Attached), can anyone please update this script to get the attributes from excel file to update user’s mobile num/address etc..? Please share the format of excel/csv with the required update in this script
Thanks in advance!!

Also help me to understand the distinguish names/attributes used for AD which can be used in script also?
AD-Attrib-Script.txt
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Hi BKBIGB,

Have you considered using PowerShell for this? If you use that along with the Quest CmdLets we can make this pretty easy:

http://www.quest.com/powershell/activeroles-server.aspx

The only catch is that you'd need to save your file as a CSV, then give us some idea of the column names.

Chris
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Sorry, I forgot to add, whether you go for PowerShell or not we need a sample of the input file. Then a script can be written and documented to meet your needs here.

Chris
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Sample Input File is attached.. also suggest if there is any other better option for win 2k3?
Input.xls
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BKBIGB,

Please read the article I posted, it has an XLS sheet attached which you can use to populate information, ...then you would use the resulting command lines to bulk update.




xLS-dsquery-dsmod-example.xls
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Thanks
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This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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