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Microsoft® Windows® Scripting Self-Paced Learning Guide by Ed Wilson

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Working with ADSI

In this section, you use ADSI and VBScript to perform basic network administration tasks. The following list summarizes some high-level uses:

  • Importing a list of names and creating user accounts

  • Importing a list and changing user passwords

  • Importing a list and creating an entire organizational unit (OU) structure following an upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Reading the Microsoft Exchange 5.x directory and setting the display name in Active Directory with the value from Exchange 5.x

  • Reading the Exchange 5.x directory for a default personalized SMTP address and setting it in Active Directory

  • Reading the computer name or IP address and mapping local printers to users

  • Creating personalized shortcuts for users at logon time based ...

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