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ldifde import script needed for users and OU

Posted on 2014-12-10
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Hello,
I am looking for ldifde script to import the ldf files.

I already exported the OUs and Objects using the commands below, but now I need a script to import them into the target.local domain.

THank you very much!

ldifde -f sourceOu.ldf -s QMM-SRCEXCH -d "dc=source,dc=local" -p subtree -r "(objectClass=organizationalUnit)" -l "cn,objectclass,ou"

ldifde -f sourceuser.ldf -s QMM-SRCEXCH -d "dc=source,dc=local" -p subtree -r "(&(objectCategory=person)(objectClass=User)(givenname=*))" -o "badPasswordTime,badPwdCount,lastLogoff,lastLogon,logonCount, memberOf,objectGUID,objectSid,primaryGroupID,pwdLastSet,sAMAccountType"
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
ID: 40493991
Refer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/237677

To import OU:

ldifde -i -f sourceOu.ldf -s QMM-SRCEXCH -d "dc=target,dc=local" -p subtree -r "(objectClass=organizationalUnit)" -l "cn,objectclass,ou"

To Import users:
 ldifde -i -f sourceuser.ldf -s QMM-SRCEXCH -d "dc=target,dc=local" -p subtree -r "(&(objectCategory=person)(objectClass=User)(givenname=*))" -o "badPasswordTime,badPwdCount,lastLogoff,lastLogon,logonCount, memberOf,objectGUID,objectSid,primaryGroupID,pwdLastSet,sAMAccountType"

NOTE: Because LDIFDE does not export passwords, when the users are imported into the directory, the account is disabled and the password is set to null. This is done for security reasons. Also, the account option "User must change password at next logon" is selected.
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by:claudiamcse
ID: 40499676
Outstanding! Thank you
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by:claudiamcse
ID: 40499722
I am sorry. This actually doesn't work....It throws error
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by:claudiamcse
ID: 40499726
C:\LDIFDE-exports>ldifde -i -f corpQAUser.ldf -d "dc=corp,dc=testlab,dc=com" -p
subtree -r "(&(objectCategory=person)(objectClass=User)(givenname=*))" -o "badP
asswordTime,badPwdCount,lastLogoff,lastLogon,logonCount, memberOf,objectGUID,obj
ectSid,primaryGroupID,pwdLastSet,sAMAccountType"
Invalid Parameter: RootDn not required for import
Invalid Parameter: Filter not required for import
Invalid Parameter: Scope not required for import
Invalid Parameter: Omit List not required for import

I also tried this command but it gives another error since our environment has custom schema.....Is there a way to import users that have attributes exported from custom schema?

Please help.

I tried this command and it also gives an error:
ldifde -i -f Exportuser.ldf -s Server2

this error :

dd error on line 2: No Such Attribute

The server side error is "The parameter is incorrect."

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An error has occurred in the program
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claudiamcse earned 0 total points
ID: 40513344
This issue was resolved by only exporting the attributes that can be imported into the Target schema. Once I determined the attributes that I have in the target and exported only the needed attributes, the import worked.
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by:claudiamcse
ID: 40519479
This was the resolution. The other resolution didn't work
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