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Looking for a good affordable scripting tool for mass ADDS 2008 R2 changes

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Hi EEs,

Windows 2008 R2 ADDS Domain

Could you recommend an affordable (under $500) software tool that will allow me to process changes to several thousand user accounts

I am aware of ADModify.NET and ADSI tool...

Thanks
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by:Ben Hart
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powershell..  Although something tells me your not looking for a scripting tool but an application to help you create scripts yes?  If so then I'd recommend PowerGUI

http://powergui.org/index.jspa
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It all depends. What are you trying to change exactly? And would this be a one time change or something that will need to be changed frequently? There already exists many scripts out there that could possibly do what you need.
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Sorry .....ubadmin...yes, an application to help me create scripts yes, will check it out

ThinkPaper:
I need to add/remove several hundred user accounts (and setup std fields)
I currently need to change the user domain suffix for thousands of users to an alternate suffix :)
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ubadmin: took a look at powergui, it is a PS script editor....I would like a gui based app that created the script for me based on criteria selected....somethinng like ManageEngine
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No automated style solution provided
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Yean Manage Engine seems to have what I need
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