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Active DirectoryScript to change the Pager Field

Posted on 2016-11-23
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We use the Pager field as a reference for an internal process.  We need to now update the field with a new set of numbers.

Each user has a unique pre determined number.
The root user AD OU is OU=MyUsers,DC=company,DC=com
We have a mapping in a csv.  Not all user will get a PagerID, only the one in the files. Also it must replace (not merge) the PagerID field with new mapping.
Can
Usernames      PagerIDs
User1            12345
User2            12346
User3            12347


Is there Batch script that will to the following?
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Powershell can do it easily:
Import-Module ActiveDirectory
Import-Csv C:\Temp\pager.csv | % {Set-ADUser -Identity $_.UserNames -Replace @{'pager' = $_.PagerIDs}}

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