Active directory

How do I tell if a user has an Active Directory account created?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
bring up active directory users and computers (ADUC) or poweshell
import-module activedirectory
$user = read-host "Enter Username to check"
$exists = "Doesn't Exist"
if (( get-aduser -identity $user -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) )
    $exists = "Exists"
write-host ("User:" +$user + " "+$exists +" in Active Directory")

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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Open ADUC, click the "Find" button in the top toolbar and tye in the users name.

Thats it, pretty easy.

Pankaj SinghTechnical ManagerCommented:
You can use Dsa.msc where you can find search option to locate users and all the objects in AD, or if you are logged in  from that account and want to make sure its an AD object or not you can use Netaccount cmd with the admin privilege
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