AD Attributes

Hello Experts,

I have OU that contains all the users in the domain. The issue is that the users do not have address information and I would like to update the same information for every user at once. This is the first part of updating the constant information.

I would like to know how to do this in one shot.

The 2nd part is to know the attributes that needs updating user specific like mobile number, extension, manager, department info. I would like to download these attributes in CSV format and I need to know how to do this.

Thank you.
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MilesLoganCommented:
http://www.wisesoft.co.uk/software/bulkadusers/default.aspx

This is very easy to use but ideally you want to use PS .. One of the experts will help with that I'm sure .
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The PowerShell way is almost the same - without the GUI. The key component is set-ADUser. Use get-help set-aduser -full for a complete set of options.
The first part is something like
Get-ADUser * -Resultsize Unlimited | Set-ADUser -Company 'My Company'

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Reading from a CSV is like
Import-CSV C:\Scripts\Users.CSV |
  % { Set-ADUser $_.User -Phone $_.Phone }

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The CSV needs to contain column headers, and those names have to be used in the code. User should best be the SAMAccountName.
SR ZakNetwork Solutions Author Commented:
lets say I want to export users in particular OU known as employees in excel first with all the attributes that I would like to update .

I first need to have the attributes in columns.  PLease note my current AD only has the user firstnam and last name and email that's it and I need to update all the users .

The Power shell command that will do that will be great. I don't have issue writing the script I just want to pull the ad users first and the Attributes that needs to be filled.
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SR ZakNetwork Solutions Author Commented:
I updated one user information in the AD and I am able to see all the attributes with Value . I want to now export that user information in a CSV.

Can you help me with a powershell script that will do that.

Thank you.
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
The first attempt is always
Get-ADUser OneUser -Properties * | Export-CSV -NoType C:\Scripts\UserExport.csv

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This will export too much, but you see all available properties.

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SR ZakNetwork Solutions Author Commented:
OneUser = sAmaccount . Right?

I was able to export the attributes for one user in excel.
SR ZakNetwork Solutions Author Commented:
I just want to export the attributes with a value for that OneUser. is that possible?
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
No. It would require a complex logic to do it, and more complex to apply back the changes.
But if you know the property names, you can enumerate them after -Properties to only get those.
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