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I need to create 1500 new user account and each account needs an email account in our exchange sytsem.  what is the easiest and fastest way to do this. We are running windows 2008 and exchange 2010
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Is the AD accounst created or not ? If not do we have details in a Excel ?

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by:RK
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Hi,

This can be acchived if you use .csv file and import them into AD. Please have a look at this blog for more details

http://option9.blogspot.in/2009/05/importing-users-into-active-directory.html
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by:djsharma
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Refer the below link
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727091.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms974568.aspx


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Using csv
http://www.windowsitpro.com/blog/powershell-with-a-purpose-blog-36/scripting-languages/import-users-into-ad-with-one-line-and-two-commands-137390

and import user

Csv c:\test.csv | foreach {Enable-Mailbox -identity $_.Identity –Database "lexmbxpd1wc4\usg01" -PrimarySmtpAddress $_.PrimarySmtpAddress -EmailAddressPolicyEnabled $false}
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Rancy
no account have been made i need to create them and aslo create an eamil account for each user, can this been done all at once or will i need to creat the 1500 user first then run another process to create the email accounts
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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You can use many a scripts available on the Internet that can help you create AD accounts and Associated mailboxes so ..... do you have the User names or something in some format ?

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yes , excel
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did you check my links.. you have the steps there...
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I guess some Experts have already shared a lot of links with you so please check and if not we would surely jump to try and help you out :)

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