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Change contact information from Active Directory from all users by query

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How can I export a user's list and contact information from Active Directory on a csv file and/ or run a query that help me change the username and email address from a list of users on Active Directory.
Let's say I have 500 users I need to make that change over those 2 fields mentioned above, is there any query that help me to do it automatically by parameters, instead of going one by one ?
Any help will be appreciated.
Thank you.
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http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/2003_Server/Q_21439433.html
LDIFDE import/export for a Dummy

for deletion of users from a list
Try this script.It was given to me by Farhan and its a great one...

:: ===============
:: READ THIS FIRST
:: ===============
:: * This script require "UserIDs.txt" file on C: drive root from where it will pick computer names.
:: * Successful run will generate "DisableUserRpt.txt" file on C: drive root.
:: * Copy and paste following script in notepad and save it with any name having .cmd extension.
:: *** SCRIPT START ***

@Echo Off
SETLOCAL EnableDelayedExpansion
IF NOT EXIST C:\UserIDs.txt Goto ShowErr
FOR %%R IN (UserIDs.txt) Do IF %%~zR EQU 0 Goto ShowErr
IF EXIST C:\DisableUserRpt.txt DEL /F /Q C:\DisableUserRpt.txt

FOR /F %%c IN ('Type C:\UserIDs.txt') Do (
    Echo Processing: %%c
    DSQuery User -samid %%c | Find /I "CN=" >NUL
    IF NOT ErrorLevel 1 (
            DSQuery User -samid %%c |DSMod User -disabled yes >>C:\DisableUserRpt.txt
      ) ELSE (Echo %%c: ERROR - User NOT Found in AD. >>C:\DisableUserRpt.txt)
)
Goto EndScript
:ShowErr
Echo "C:\UserIDs.txt" file does not exist or file is empty!
:EndScript
ENDLOCAL
:: *** SCRIPT END ***

Hi!

You can use CSVDE or LDIFDE, both tools have some limitations, I prefer to use LDIFDE:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555634
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327620
Try here http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/vbscript/vbscript_user_spreadsheet.htm

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_2003_Active_Directory/Q_22927314.html



I hope this helps !
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