Adding a Tab in AD

I have an attribute in AD called employeeNumber - this field represents the employee ID of each employee.  Is there any way to pull this number out so I can add a tab in AD to see it?    I'm not a domain or enterprise admin.  I'm an admin of an OU is a bigger forest.
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adding tab in AD user properties is not an simple task and you need some kind of custom script / dll file which can accomplish this task

Best way what you can do, export employee number value from AD, native AD PowerShell commands can provide you that
WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
OK what commands in powershell...
William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
In AD, make sure that View - Advanced Features is checked, then under the OU for the employee, right click the Employee name and go to properties and look at the Attribute Editor tab. It's in there where you can set custom stuff.
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
This was asked once before and they figured it out by editing attributes, but unfortunately it was per user.
WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
I have all that set up.  Its just too much to go into every account.  I was trying to see if there's a way for me to view it even in a query
Why not use powershell (any user may do that)?
get-aduser someusername -properties * | select -property employeeid

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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
OK let me see if I can change that to get me what I need. Thanks
WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
OK this is strange it's not recognizing Get-aduser suddenly Trying to run this:
Get-ADUser -SearchBase "OU=NORMAL_USERS,OU=WEL_USERS,OU=xxx,OU=Acute xxx,DC=xxx,DC=xxx,DC=xxx" -Filter * -Properties... and Powershell is telling me that Ge-ADuser
The term 'Get-ADUser' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the
spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
I got it to work because I exported to a .csv file.  but I wish I could make it viewable In AD.
WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
How about a DSquery to find users and employeeNumbers?
what you can do, put some LDAP syntax in AD config partition and then create saved query and view employee ID for all users in single view along with other attributes

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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
OK I can't login to my DC.  This sux.
you can't follow above link unless you are enterprise and domain admin rights..
ask your AD enterprise admin to follow this process and then you can add saved query for your OU
Kevin StanushApplication DeveloperCommented:
With Hyena you can do this in about 10 seconds.  Here is a video that shows how Hyena can be used to view any directory attribute in a custom query:

You can also completely manage Active Directory as well, without needing to perform any of the AD modifications mentioned previously or deal with Powershell for such routine tasks.
"The term 'Get-ADUser' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet" - that is normal if you execute it on a client OS. But you can nevertheless run it after installing RSAT:
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
I had someone from my Corp office do this. thanks.
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