Howto create "secure" attribute on domain users


Our HR department would like to add an some attributes to the domain users in our Active Directory. (for example SSN)

How do I create the attributes and only give our HR (security group) rights to read and edit the attributes?

Windows 2012 domain...

Thanks in advance

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Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
I find the best attributes to use are the Custom Attributes 1-15 which are available. WE use them to store user employee numbers and so on. No need to create any attributes. USually only Domain Admins or users with delegated rights can read or modify them. You can set deny rights for specific attributes using AD Security window to stop other people from seeing or modifying them if you wish.

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mikeydkAuthor Commented:
"Custom Attributes 1-15" - from exchange?
ThinkPaperIT ConsultantCommented:
yes - although they are referenced as "extensionAttribute1-15" in AD
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