Add a user account to active directory.

Syntax DSADD User UserDN [-samid SAMName] [-upn UPN] [Options] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] Key UserDN Distinguished name of the user that you want to add. If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin) SAMName Unique SAM account name for this user (By default, the first 20 chars from the UserDN/CN) UPN User Principal Name of the user to add, e.g. -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] [-empid EmployeeID] [-pwd {Password | *}] [-desc Description] [-memberof Group ...] [-office Office] [-tel PhoneNumber] [-email Email] [-hometel HomePhoneNumber] [-pager PagerNumber] [-mobile CellPhoneNumber] [-fax FaxNumber] [-iptel IPPhoneNumber] [-webpg WebPage] [-title Title] [-dept Department] [-company Company] [-mgr ManagersDistinguishedName] [-hmdir HomeDirectory] [-hmdrv DriveLetter:][-profile ProfilePath] [-loscr ScriptPath] [-mustchpwd {yes | no}] [-canchpwd {yes | no}] [-reversiblepwd {yes | no}] [-pwdneverexpires {yes | no}] [-acctexpires NumberOfDays] [-disabled {yes | no}] [{-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).

The special token $username$, may be used to replace the SAM account name in the value of the -email, -hmdir, -profile, and -webpg parameters.


dsadd user "cn=fred,ou=staff,dc=ss64,dc=com"

dsadd user "cn=JohnS,cn=users,dc=ss64,dc=com" -fn "john" -ln "Smith" -disabled no

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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