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

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Working with Users

In this section, you will use ADSI to modify user properties stored in Active Directory. The following list summarizes a few of the items you can change or configure:

  • Office and telephone contact information

  • Mailing address information

  • Department, title, manager, and direct reports (people who report to the user inside the "chain of command")

User information that is stored in Active Directory can easily replace several pieces of disparate information in a single swoop. For instance, you might have an internal website that contains a telephone directory; you can put the phone number into Active Directory as an attribute of the user object. You might also have a website containing a social roster that includes employees and their ...

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