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I need to update one attribute (LOCATION)  of users in active directory

but there are 1000 users and I want to do 200 in a batch

is there any script I can use so that 200 users get their attribute updated in a batch
pramod1Asked:
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Abhilash PappiyilTechnical Lead - Network SupportCommented:
Hi,

If you are happy to use it to run as a logon script, you can create a gpo then add the script as a logon script. You can create a security group and add the first batch of 200 users in the security group, then add that security group in the security filtering of the gpo, so that it will be applied to those users only.

thanks
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Jeremy WeisingerSenior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
Why do you want to do it in batches of 200? Since this is just updating an attribute in AD, it should be able to be done with minimal load and in less than a minute.

Can you tell us the criteria around this change? e.g. only 1000 out of 20,000 are being changed? Will every user be changed to the same location? etc...
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
You can also do this via the tool in this article. It adds a set number of random users to a group. You can then use Powershell against only members of this group.
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/29716/Phasing-in-a-Group-Policy.html

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