DSADD Contact

Add a contact to active directory.

Syntax DSADD Contact ContactDN [Options] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] Key ContactDN Distinguished name of the contact that you want to add. If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin) -q Quiet, suppress all output -uc Unicode format -uco Unicode format for output only -uci Unicode format for input only Options: [-fn FirstName] [-mi Initial] [-ln LastName] [-display DisplayName] [-desc Description] [-office Office] [-tel PhoneNumber] [-email Email] [-hometel HomePhoneNumber] [-pager PagerNumber] [-mobile CellPhoneNumber] [-fax FaxNumber] [-iptel IPPhoneNumber] [-title Title] [-dept Department] [-company Company] [{-s Server | -d Domain}] [-u UserName] [-p {Password | *}]

DS* commands are available on networked machines with the server role A.D. Domain Services installed, Domain Controllers (or for XP users: XP Professional).


C:\> dsadd contact "cn=fred,ou=staff,dc=ss64,dc=com"

C:\> dsadd contact "cn=JohnS,cn=users,dc=ss64,dc=com" -fn "john" -ln "Smith"

“The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you” - Elbert Hubbard

Related commands:

DSAdd - Add object

DSMod - Modify object

DSGet - Display object

DSMove - Move object

DSQuery - Search for objects

DSRM - Delete object

CSVDE - Import or export AD info in CSV format.

LDIFDE - Edit AD Objects, extend schema, import or export AD information.

Equivalent bash commands (Linux): ldapmodify - Modify Lightweight Directory Access Protocol